When Catherine Hardwicke, the brash darling of indie films like “Thirteen,” landed the job to direct the adaptation of 2008’s “Twilight,” it was an important crack in Hollywood’s glass ceiling. The first chapter of the vampire saga went on to gross nearly $400 million worldwide, breaking records for a female filmmaker.
“I thought after ‘Twilight’ my life was going to be easy,” Hardwicke says. “I was the first woman to do that. But no, it hasn’t been easy.”
New article in Variety on women in the film industry. They interviewed Catherine Hardwicke on her experiences.
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