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Coverage of Woman in Black looks to be following the pattern of Kick Ass, X-Men First Class and Stardust: Ooooooo look Jonathan Ross has turned up to the premiere because his friend is in the film!

...

Nothing to do with his wife having written the fucking screenplay then? Bastards.

It's at this point that I gives (limited) props to ITV for actually acknowledging her existence and having a brief interview with her, even if they did spend more time interviewing Ross first, and they probably only acknowledged her because every single one of the film's stars that they asked what the best thing about the film was said Jane Goldman's script.

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 06:45 pm (UTC)
innerbrat: (i'm mocking you)
From: [personal profile] innerbrat
Her IMDB pages says she's the "sister-in-law of Paul Ross."

This amuses me.

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 07:21 pm (UTC)
nanila: (kusanagi: puerile)
From: [personal profile] nanila
I didn't notice that at first because of the eye-popping boob shelf she has going on in the main photo. O.O

Ahem. Yes, this reminds me a bit of Prof. Brian Cox/Gia Milinovich. OK, she may not be as big a mover and shaker as Jane Goldman, but surely she deserves a bit of limelight too. She wrote a Guardian article about invisible [partner] syndrome here.

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 06:56 pm (UTC)
staceyuk: Funny Sherlock icon (Default)
From: [personal profile] staceyuk
*insert eyeroll or headdesk here*

It doesn't help that writer's get shafted generally with the plaudits usually go to the actors and directors with writers barely getting a mention.

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 08:40 pm (UTC)
davegodfrey: South Park Me. (Default)
From: [personal profile] davegodfrey
To further illustrate this point, I had absolutely no idea she wrote the screenplay for anything. I didn't know what she did for a living. In my defence I'd like to say that I had no idea who did write those films.

Date: Friday, February 10th, 2012 05:12 pm (UTC)
matgb: Artwork of 19th century upper class anarchist, text: MatGB (Default)
From: [personal profile] matgb
I knew she wrote Stardust, but didn't know of some of her others-I might've bothered to go with them to see First Class if I'd known it was hers. They're longterm friends of Gaiman's, he talks about working with her on stuff in one of his books IIRC, ages and ages back.

Date: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 09:18 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] magister
To be fair, when they interviewed Ross, it was about his wife's script, rather than anything else.

Still leaves the question of why they were choosing to interview him on the basis that he was presumably in the house some of the time while it was being written...

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