Three female writers, friends, supporting each others work. Cool. Diablo Cody (Juno), Dana Fox (What Happens in Vegas) and Lorene Scafaria (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist) have dubbed their posse the “fempire” and we need it to grow!
Scafaria’s teen comedy Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist starring Michael Cera and Kat Dennings made its debut in Toronto and opens wide October 3. (The trailer looks really cute and touching.)
The Toronto Star spoke to these women about how they support each other.
The three really do work closely together, congregating in various locales in L.A., where all three live.
“We actually write in the same room together. We ask each other if (the screenplays) are funny or offensive enough.”
“They’re just here to support me. It’s amazing,” Scafaria said. “It’s a completely non-competitive relationship among women, which is fairly rare to come by.”
Hopefully this is a new model other women can emulate. Here’s the the fempire!
Gal pal screenwriters bask in TIFF spotlight (Toronto Star)
Hat tip to Joan Carr-Wiggin for the link