Another day, another actress speaking out on Hollywood's sexist and ageist casting practices -- but in this case, the actress getting real is A-lister Anne Hathaway, who reveals that she's already losing out on roles to women who are 10 years younger. Ouch.
"I can't complain about it because I benefitted from it," she told Glamour UK. "When I was in my early twenties, parts would be written for women in their fifties and I would get them. And now I'm in my early thirties and I'm like, 'Why did that 24-year-old get that part?' I was that 24-year-old once, I can't be upset about it, it's the way things are. All I can do right now is think that thankfully you have built up perhaps a little bit of cachet and can tell stories that interest you and if people go to see them you'll be allowed to make more."
Indeed, Hathaway does have a seemingly interesting project coming out next month, Nancy Meyers' "The Intern," which also stars Robert DeNiro. But a quick browse through Hathaway's IMDB profile reveals that she's not getting the same types of romantic ingenue and comedic roles she was landing in her "Ella Enchanted," "The Devil Wears Prada" days. Which, you know, could also have something to do with the strange vitriol aimed at the actress after she won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "Les Misérables," but with actresses like Maggie Gyllenhaal and Anna Kendrick speaking out about the same sexist casting practices, it seems highly unlikely.
Take it away, Mia: