British actress Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig and Alexander Skarsgard have joined coming-of-age film The Diary of a Teenage Girl. Marielle Heller, who wrote the script, will make her directorial debut with the project...The script is based on Phoebe Gloeckner's graphic novel of the same name and follows a teen artist (Powley) living in San Francisco in the '70s who attempts to navigate her way through an affair with her mother's boyfriend.

British actress Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig and Alexander Skarsgard have joined coming-of-age film The Diary of a Teenage Girl. Marielle Heller, who wrote the script, will make her directorial debut with the project...The script is based on Phoebe Gloeckner's graphic novel of the same name and follows a teen artist (Powley) living in San Francisco in the '70s who attempts to navigate her way through an affair with her mother's boyfriend.

In a year where the comics community has already been rocked by the recurring drama of “fake geek girls”...it is troubling to see anyone speaking out about sexism or perceived sexism being silenced. When it is a woman attempting to speak out, the context of the ongoing struggle against casual sexism within the comics industry gives the issue even greater weight, regardless of the original intentions.

In a year where the comics community has already been rocked by the recurring drama of “fake geek girls”...it is troubling to see anyone speaking out about sexism or perceived sexism being silenced. When it is a woman attempting to speak out, the context of the ongoing struggle against casual sexism within the comics industry gives the issue even greater weight, regardless of the original intentions.

Marvel Comics Mashes Up Superheroes and Chick Lit—And It Sort of Works: The She-Hulk Diaries and Rogue Touch;

Marvel Comics Mashes Up Superheroes and Chick Lit — And It Sort of Works

Marvel Comics Mashes Up Superheroes and Chick Lit—And It Sort of Works: The She-Hulk Diaries and Rogue Touch;

Teaser Trailer for Marielle Heller's film version of her play adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner's "Diary of a Teenage Girl"

Teaser Trailer for Marielle Heller's film version of her play adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner's "Diary of a Teenage Girl"

Asghar Farhadi’s The Past at Cannes

Asghar Farhadi’s The Past at Cannes

The month ahead features Oscar contenders such as American Hustle, blockbusters like The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and arthouse fare like The Past.

Jensen Ackles on Jimmy Kimmel show.wmv - Love this interview, esp. when Jimmy compares them to Hardy Boys, and Rosie P. asks him about his lashes.

Jensen Ackles on Jimmy Kimmel show.wmv - Love this interview, esp. when Jimmy compares them to Hardy Boys, and Rosie P. asks him about his lashes.

Adventure Time‘s Rebecca Sugar is Cartoon Network’s First Solo Female Showrunner

Adventure Time‘s Rebecca Sugar is Cartoon Network’s First Solo Female Showrunner

Diane Whelan Nelson '89; President, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Entertainment

Diane Whelan Nelson '89; President, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Entertainment

DC Comics are shipping copies of the first chapter of the graphic novel adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo to comic stores a week early, for November the 7th, so they can take advantage of the next week on-sale date of Tuesday, November 13th.    Ads for the comic book adaptation will run on channels including Bravo, Lifetime, SyFy, TBS, TNT and TruTV.

DC Comics are shipping copies of the first chapter of the graphic novel adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo to comic stores a week early, for November the 7th, so they can take advantage of the next week on-sale date of Tuesday, November 13th. Ads for the comic book adaptation will run on channels including Bravo, Lifetime, SyFy, TBS, TNT and TruTV.

The lovely mafia of British comics -   Hannah Berry is happy to be a British comics creator, even if she's not Respectable just yet…

The lovely mafia of British comics - Hannah Berry is happy to be a British comics creator, even if she's not Respectable just yet…

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