• SXSW 2019: Judith Light and Carson Meyer on Male Writing for the Female Perspective

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    “I'm such a big fan of yours always,” Carson Meyer says to Judith Light as the two shake hands at the Hilton in Austin, Tex., over the weekend. Despite both appearing in SXSW entry “Ms. White Light,” the two have never met until now, as they make the press rounds in promotion of the film.
    The movie tells the story of Lex Cordova , a counselor to terminally ill patients; Light is Valerie, Lex's most challenging patient, while Meyer plays Nora, a former client hanging on.
    “I read the script before and when it was a male cast,” says Meyer, who is the daughter of CAA cofounder and NBCUniversal...
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  • SXSW 2019: Nina Dobrev on Women in the Workplace and Writing Rom-Coms

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    By her own admission - and Instagram caption - Nina Dobrev had lost track of date, time zone and location by the time she arrived in Austin, Tex., for SXSW, on the heels of weeks' worth of travel between Los Angeles for the Oscars and Paris for fashion week, where she attended the Louis Vuitton show.
    Sitting down for a moment to chat between promotional commitments, Dobrev opts to sit on the floor by the window at The Line hotel, coffee in one hand, Loewe bag in the other, her knees pulled up around her.
    “Oh, this is so fun,” she says - and any sign of travel woes (or geographical...
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