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Even Judi Dench Worries About Getting Jobs + More Industry News

Even Judi Dench Worries About Getting Jobs + More Industry News
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Dame Judi still doesn’t feel confident in her ability to book work.
Despite seven Oscar nominations, one win, and a career that’s been going strong since 1957, Judi Dench says, “It’s so much a question of luck. I constantly worry. I just want to be employed. I want to work...and I don’t want that word, R-E-T-I-R-E. I’m sick of it. And I’m sick of being called a national treasure, too!” Stars, they’re just like us! (Page Six)

This year’s New York Fashion Week was the most diverse in history.
According to The Fashion Spot’s annual diversity report, 36.9 percent of the models who walked in the Spring 2018 shows were nonwhite, and every runway included at least two models of color. (The Fashion Spot)

Olivia Munn had to pay her own way into “Ocean’s Eight.”
The Cate-Blanchett-Rihanna-Sandra-Bullock-Anne-Hathaway-starrer told the actor to do her own glam for her cameo in one scene, only to stick her with the bill for hair, makeup, and wardrobe. Hey, anything to be a part of the franchise, right? (NY Post)

Jessica Williams is about to take over your TV screen.
The comedian, actor, and writer is slated to write, executive produce, and star in a new Showtime series that “tells the story of an African American aspiring science fiction writer who comes of age in Brooklyn.” Yes, queen! (Deadline)

“Game of Thrones” is the gift that keeps on giving.
There is a fifth GoT prequel in the works, this one penned by co-executive producer and writer Bryan Cogman, who developed the project closely with George R.R. Martin. (EW)

Lena Waithe is the first black woman to win an Emmy for Writing in a Comedy Series.
The “Master of None” star and co-writer of arguably the best episode of the series (“Thanksgiving”) won the award at Sunday’s ceremony and gave a poignant, moving, directed acceptance speech. 

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