News | Entertainment
21 Nov 2017 19:25
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Olympic Games
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Rose Byrne thinks "mainstream US comedies" are misogynistic

    The 37-year-old actress has claimed that female characters in mainstream comedies are often little more than a stereotype, whereas men are usually afforded the chance to deliver the most memorable punchlines.


    She said: "I think in a lot of mainstream US comedies women are always the nagging one, the downer. Those films are a bit misogynistic."

    Rose also claimed the movie industry is "broken", arguing that there are a lack of original ideas in Hollywood at the moment.

    She told the Evening Standard Magazine: "The only films that the studios are making are about robots and cars."

    Meanwhile, Rose recently revealed she cut short her maternity leave to work with Oprah Winfrey.

    The actress had intended to take at least one year off after her son Rocco - who she has with partner Bobby Cannavale - was born in February 2016, but couldn't turn down the chance to appear in HBO drama 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'.

    Rose said: "I'd just had a child and I was like, 'I don't really want to go back to work.

    "But I read the script and I was like, 'I just...damn it...I can't say no. I want to be in service of this story ... it's an incredible story. I want to work with [writer] George Wolfe. I want to work with Oprah."

    Rose plays journalist Rebecca Skloot in the film and she admitted it was intimidating playing the part in front of the media mogul.

    She said: "It was nerve wracking, you know. She's like the ultimate journalist.

    "When you meet someone with such a huge profile it's a strange mix of thinking you know them, and obviously they're a complete stranger, but ... there's really not that many people in the world who have her profile.

    "She was, to work with though, incredibly professional."

    © 2017 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     21 Nov: Taylor Swift praised Diana Ross for inspiring her career as she paid tribute to her at the American Music Awards
     21 Nov: David Cassidy is reportedly out of his coma, but remains in intensive care
     21 Nov: Morrissey has claimed Kevin Spacey has been "needlessly attacked" over an allegation of sexual misconduct
     21 Nov: Nick Jonas hopes he'll be asked to be the best man at his brother Joe Jonas' wedding
     21 Nov: Bruno Mars and Keith Urban were the big winners at the American Music Awards
     21 Nov: Harrison Ford came to the rescue of a woman who drove her car off the road in California on Sunday (19.11.17)
     21 Nov: Jeffrey Tambor has quit 'Transparent'
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks as dangerous as ever: Gatland More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Dairy sector's plans to restore reputation More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Taylor Swift praised Diana Ross for inspiring her career as she paid tribute to her at the American Music Awards 19:20

    International:
    WWI diggers' relatives celebrate decision not to build wind farm near French battlefield 18:57

    Business:
    Dairy sector's plans to restore reputation 18:57

    Entertainment:
    David Cassidy is reportedly out of his coma, but remains in intensive care 18:50

    Rugby League:
    Jillaroos still yet to peak: Sims 18:37

    Rugby League:
    England go under radar for RLWC semi 18:37

    Entertainment:
    Morrissey has claimed Kevin Spacey has been "needlessly attacked" over an allegation of sexual misconduct 18:20

    Business:
    'Outdated' Lincoln's blueprint for change 18:07

    International:
    Srebrenica massacre survivor hits back at genocide deniers ahead of war crimes verdict 17:57

    Entertainment:
    Nick Jonas hopes he'll be asked to be the best man at his brother Joe Jonas' wedding 17:50


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2017 New Zealand City Ltd