Weekly Roundup: Dinners, Movies, Podcasts & ‘Wonder Woman’!

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Weekly Roundup: Disney’s Call for Writers & Broadway’s Gender Problem

Disney Channel launches a new screenwriting program. Hey, Broadway! Why weren’t any woman-written Broadway plays produced this season? Interview with Belle director Amma Asante (video) and Q&A with star GuGu Mbatha-Raw. Women (literally) rule at this year’s Cannes film festival. Fifteen of Time magazine’s “Top 100” are women in the arts. Happy 10th Anniversary, Mean Girls. #StopTryingToMakeFetchHappen