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Leading ladies aren't what they used to be, says Weisz

Jan 01, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

ROLES for leading ladies were more interesting in the golden age of Hollywood than they are today, according to Rachel Weisz.

Women on screen in the Forties and Fifties were allowed to be complicated, the actress said.

Weisz is co-starring in The Favourite with Olivia Colman and Emma Stone, a film tipped for glory this awards season and a rarity because it has three female leads.

"At this present time in cinema and storytelling, it's sadly quite unusual, I think, that all three...