The Economist Asks: Hilary Swank

09.24.2020 - By The Economist Asks

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Anne McElvoy asks two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank whether the new rules intended to encourage diversity in film will work. The actress argues for change in the Oscars but worries that new diversity standards could limit which stories are told. Why does she enjoy breaking stereotypes, what it’s like filming in the covid-era—and the Hollywood star gives her pitch to play the next James Bond.
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