Mondo has introduced (and promptly sold out of, ’cause it’s Mondo) two new Lord of the Rings posters: This one by comic book artist Paolo Rivera and another by Mike Sutfin. You can see the second at /Film.
- Via The Frisky, founding Daily Show writer Lizz Winstead teamed up with women’s rights group UltraViolet to create a video explaining the realities of abortion in the U.S. 40 years after Roe v. Wade.
- Remember how the CW was developing a show about the teenage years of Mary Queen of Scots? They’ve picked up the pilot. It’s now called Reign, and Deadline describes it as follows: “[Reign] charts Mary Queen of Scots’ rise to power when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her three best friends as ladies-in-waiting. It details the secret history of survival at French Court amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue.” Sounds CW-y.
- This year’s Sundance Film Festival, wrapping up this weekend, has a record number of female directors participating. A piece at The Wrap breaks down the shift and tells us what it means for filmmaking in general.