Hollywood is still a man’s world. Men are mostly in charge of what movies get made and they get the big, interesting roles in the vast majority of films. If you actually think about it, you might notice that there aren’t a lot of movies out there that star women. They mostly play the supporting roles of girlfriends, wives, mistresses and siblings. There are a few actresses in Hollywood that have noticed this trend and they aren’t exactly thrilled about it. They want more (and better) roles to be created for women and they aren’t afraid to speak out about it. Here are 7 actresses who are frustrated by the lack of roles for women in Hollywood!
7. Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman has said that she stayed away from comedies for years because rom-com roles are too one-dimensional. “It wasn’t that I didn’t want to do comedy. It’s just that I would only get offered girlfriend parts in guy comedies, which aren’t exciting to me, or those offensive roles in romantic comedies where the woman has to have a job in fashion so that she can have nice clothes, and her goal is always marriage,” Portman told Elle UK.Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com