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Eva Longoria Made Female Directors A Priority On New Series, 'Grand Hotel'!

Eva Longoria Made Female Directors A Priority On New Series, 'Grand Hotel'!

Eva Longoria keeps it chic and sophisticated in a yellow suit while making her way out of The View studios on Monday morning (June 17) in New York City.

The 44-year-old actress-director-producer is in town promoting her brand new series Grand Hotel, and also made a stop at Good Morning America that morning alongside leading lady Roselyn Sanchez.

Eva executive produces, directs and acts in Grand Hotel, a drama set at the last family-owned hotel in Miami Beach.

“We want the lens in which the show is shot to be from different storytellers and different perspectives,” Eva told GMA about making it a priority to hire women and people of color for the series. “It was important to me.”

“Once we started to hire directors, I knew I wanted female directors so we gave all the slots to women first which is never [done],” Eva continued. “It just trickles down when you operate from a conscious bias, where most people operate from an unconscious bias, like, ‘Oh, I hired Tom and Dick and Harry.’ People just don’t even think of women.”

Eva Longoria‘s Grand Hotel premieres Monday on ABC at 10 pm ET/9 pm CST!


Eva Longoria dishes on her new series ‘Grand Hotel’ | GMA
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