Posted by on February 12, 2019 11:24 am
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An increased number of people of colour and women in lead roles appeared in the 100 highest-grossing films of 2018

Hollywood has improved its diversity record in terms of female characters and people of colour in its most successful films, a study has found.

The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative analysed the 100 highest grossing films released in the US in 2018 and found that 40 of them contained a female lead or co-lead, compared to 32 in 2017, and 33 in 2018. The current number is the highest since the study began in 2007.

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