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Kyra Sedgwick

Rene Russo -- back on screen, at long last!

"HOLLYWOOD is a dream factory, and nobody dreams about older women!" So said film director Amy Heckerling. I don't know exactly when Ms. Heckerling made that remark, but recent years have seen something of a reversal. I think about Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Viola Davis, Sandra Bullock, Jodie Foster, Jennifer Aniston, Renee Zellweger, Robin Wright, Kyra Sedgwick, Cate Blanchett, Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren, Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. (I know I'm missing quite a few.) None of these ladies will see 40 again. All are still pretty much, if not a lot, in demand for movies or TV, or both. But the trend, always, is to look toward youth. Magazines and social media still trash...

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