Los Angeles-based film producer Ross Putman has launched a brilliant Twitter account @femscriptintros where he shares intros for female leads in actual scripts that he reads. He always changes the name to JANE, but aside from that his tweets are verbatim. The more I think about what this project reveals, the less funny it is. It’s actually quite troubling.
Related reading: Slate’s article “If Male Characters Were Introduced in Scripts Like Women”.