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Greta Gerwig Really Wanted To Do 'How I Met Your Dad'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

The death of "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff "How I Met Your Dad" was met with mixed reactions, but projected lead Greta Gerwig is definitely disappoi...

Al Pacino Gets His Own Washed-Up Actor Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment

Al Pacino plays a washed-up, suicidal actor who falls for a young lesbian (Greta Gerwig) as she vows to give up women in "The Humbling," Barry Levinso...

Greta Gerwig: Riding The Village Bike

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Greta Gerwig is a big girl: she's tall, and gangly in an appealing way, and like the "Girls" on the HBO series, she's emblematic of the new woman find...

AMBI's Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino: Changing the World, One Film at a Time

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I'm always pleasantly surprised when I sit down to interview a powerful, beautiful, intelligent woman who is not afraid to mix her wisdom with her femininity. And even more amazed when she's accompanied by a man, a partner confident enough to be by her side.

Aisle View: It Takes a Village Bike

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Staging the play is the always interesting Sam Gold, who has been known to work wonders when he has wonderful material -- but this is not the present case.

Bad News For 'HIMYD'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.14.2014 | TV

It's official: "How I Met Your Dad" is not happening at CBS. At the CBS Upfront on Wednesday morning, May 14, the network announced that the Greta ...

Look Who Just Got Cast In The 'HIMYM' Spinoff

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.23.2014 | TV

Move over Bob Saget! Meg Ryan has been cast as the narrator for the "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff, "How I Met Your Dad." CBS announced plans last...

Emma Gray

Greta Gerwig And Danielle Brooks On What Still Needs To Change For Women In Entertainment -- And Beyond

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 04.18.2014 | Women

NEW YORK, NY -- "Do what you love and success will come," remarked Glamour Vice President and publisher Connie Anne Phillips during Glamour's Top Ten ...

Meet The Cast Of 'How I Met Your Dad'

Posted 03.15.2014 | TV

The series is not set to come out until the fall, but most of the "How I Met Your Dad" cast has been fleshed out already and CBS has added faces to ma...

'How I Met Your Mother' Spinoff Gets Its Lead

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 02.12.2014 | TV

That "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff just took a huge step toward becoming a reality as Greta Gerwig joins the team. Gerwig has been quietly making a ...

The Long-Shot Nominees

Jon Eig | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Golden Globe Nominees React: 'Exceptional,' 'One-Of-A-Kind,' 'Wonderful'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.12.2013 | Entertainment

Celebrity reactions to the 71st annual Golden Globe nominations, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif. The awards will be given Jan. 12. —"I ...

Ahoy, Greta Gerwig! Talking With the Star of Frances Ha

Alex Koenig | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

The tall, dirty blonde-haired actress is the title character and co-writer of Frances Ha, a low-budget masterwork about life's bittersweet symphony, the beauty and pain endured during one's late 20s.

Greta Gerwig Wanted To Be On 'Law & Order'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment

Greta Gerwig is a movie star, a writer and, soon, a director. What she really wanted to do, however, was guest star on "Law & Order." Speaking to Amy ...

Here's Greta Gerwig Dancing To Arcade Fire

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

As part of Sunday night's YouTube Music Awards, Spike Jonze directed a real-time video for Arcade Fire's "Afterlife" starring indie queen Greta Gerwig...

One Of These 15 Women Will (Almost Definitely) Win Best Actress

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.25.2013 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Who's ahead in the Best Actress race? Can anyone top Cate Blanchett? We're handicapping the odds.

Greta Gerwig: 'I've Never Been Overweight,' But 'I Struggle With It Anyway'

Posted 08.07.2013 | Women

Even women who have never really struggled with their weight are prone to bouts of self-loathing -- and that applies to movie stars, too. Greta Ge...

Hit and Myth: Girl Most Likely and Frances Ha

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Two recent films about creative females in New York, Girl Most Likely and Frances Ha, depict events that eventually lead each artist towards achievement, authenticity, and individuation.

How Greta Gerwig Found Her 'Purpose'

Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

Even successful actresses have struggled with a sense of purpose sometimes. At least, that was the case for Greta Gerwig. The "Frances Ha" actress ...

AND THEY'RE OFF

Mike Hogan | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and March 2, 2014, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season and which films will make the most noise at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Summer Movie Women Finally Get Some Respect

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

Summer blockbusters are notoriously guy-centric, and this summer is no exception, as movie-goers can witness men (both superhuman and not) team up and...

Greta Gerwig: 'A Lot Of Women Can Lose Sight Of Each Other'

Posted 06.13.2013 | Women

Female friendships can be some of the most difficult and rewarding relationships in a woman's life. And Greta Gerwig, star of "Frances Ha," seems to a...

Why Frances Ha Made Me Feel Better About Myself

Chris Krapek | Posted 08.13.2013 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

As the credits rolled over the last frame, I had these chills. Maybe it was Gerwig, evolving from OG mumblecore actress to Oscar front runner. Maybe it was the mentioned spec script for Gremlins 3. Maybe it was the Bowie. But probably, it's because I'm still trying to figure my own shit out.

Is It Hip to Be an Intellectual Again? Hell Yeah!

Caroline Presno | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Caroline Presno

The postmodern intellectual is also more closely associated with business and sales than in the past. Today, everyone markets themselves and everything is a business. Even academic institutions resemble business institutions.