Female force: A Fandago survey showed that Daisy Ridley’s Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakenswas the character moviegoers were most excited to see this weekend. Finally having a strong female lead in a notoriously male-driven franchise has viewers talking.
Go, Stephanie: Congrats to NYWIFT friend Stephanie Laing, Executive Producer and Director ofVeep, who will launch a new female-driven online comedy network next year. Stephanie participated in one of our Power Player Breakfasts and spoke on our Comedy Makers: Tales from the Darkside panel this year.
Christmas Joy: There will be no Picks next week, but I can tell you that I’m going to see Joy on Christmas day. I’ll report back with my thoughts on it in 2016!
NYWIFT member Taylor Coriell is the executive producer, co-creator and co-star of the new comedy web series You’re The Pest. Fellow member Leah Curney, who is currently developing her own web series, sat down with Coriell to chat about the joys and challenges of being a multi-hyphenate creator.READ MORE