First a quasi-not-quite followup to "Alien." Now Ridley Scott plans to direct and produce a new installment of "Blade Runner." But for the love of God (and wine), please don't even consider a sequel to "A Good Year."
Women held 15 percent of the writing jobs on primetime shows on the five broadcast networks last season, down from 29 percent in 2009-10. And women also lost ground in directing gigs, down to just 11 percent. Where's Dan Savage when you need him? For women in Hollywood, it seems it doesn't get better.
Ralph Fiennes graduates from directing feature version of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" to an adaptation of "The Invisible Woman." No, it's not sci-fi. It's a biopic of 19th-century actress Ellen Ternan and her secret affair with Charles Dickens.