Film & TV

Read The Brutally Sexist Ways Women Are Described in Film Scripts

Film & TV

Read The Brutally Sexist Ways Women Are Described in Film Scripts

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The sexism that runs rampant in the film industry has been a hot topic as of late, specifically as it relates to pay inequality and the inability for women of a certain age to land roles. Pretty shitty stuff, right? Well it’s about to look a whole lot shittier.

Ross Putman, a producer who’s worked on a handful of indie titles you’ve never heard of, has taken to twitter to share the ways in which women are introduced in the scripts he reads every day, and boy oh boy, it ain’t pretty.

Using the handle @femscriptintros and replacing the female character names with “Jane,” Putman’s excerpts reveal, once again, just how sexist Hollywood is.

And, my personal favorite: