But look on the bright side, black actresses: At least you're not playing an Asian character, because that demographic went down from 5 percent in 2011 to 3 percent in 2013. That is, you're just as likely to see an alien woman in a movie as you are to see an Asian one. After all, if a lady isn't staff fighting or operating a giant robot, then why would she possibly be of Asian heritage?
It's almost as if ... well, you get the idea.
Hollywood Only Trusts Men to Make Big Movies
One would imagine that the more bloated a budget gets, the more likely there would be a wide variety of demographics behind the camera. More people involved means more of a chance for women to get in, right? No, it's just the opposite: As the Producers Guild of America has recently discovered, only a measly 4.4 percent of directors of the top 100 films of each year from the last decade were women, due to the fact that women are way less likely to be put in charge of a film with a higher budget. Because, you know, what if Channing Tatum winks at the camera and the director faints? We can't have that.
And the same goes for any job where you get to yell at people -- only 16 percent of all high-up production jobs in 2012 were held by ladies, which is actually less than in the freaking '90s. But look on the bright side: It's not like Hollywood is going to start buying screenplays from chicks, so you best just start writing books.
"Why not? Name one successful book adaptation franchise that came from a woman writer. One. We're waiting ..."
Ah fuck. Never mind.
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