When Meryl Streep talks, Hollywood studios would be wise to listen.
The three-time Oscar winner (and 17-time Oscar nominee) carries weight in this town.
And she wasn’t afraid to throw some of it around when addressing attendees at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills earlier this week.
“In this room, we are very familiar with these dreadful statistics that detail the shocking under-representation of women in our business,” Streep told a gathered audience (according to VF.com), lambasting the major studios for overlooking women on a consistent basis.
“Seven to ten percent of directors, producers, writers, and cinematographers [are women] in any given year.
This in spite of...
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