Gloria Steinem is a feminist icon so multifaceted that she needs more than one actress to portray her. So says The Glorias trailer, which stars Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Lulu Wilson, and Ryan Keira Armstrong as Gloria Steinem, the envelope-pushing activist at the forefront of the second-wave feminist movement in the 1970s. The star-studded biopic, based on Steinem’s memoir My Life on the Road, tells the life of the activist in a “nontraditional biopic” that promises to put a twist on the tired genre. Watch The Glorias trailer below.
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Gloria Steinem is an American icon, journalist, and social political activist who became the face of the feminist movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Now the story of her revolutionary life is getting an unconventional biopic from Across the Universe director Julie Taymor.
Inspired by Gloria Steinem’s biography My Life on the Road, The Glorias will tell the feminist’s story at various stages of her life, from her childhood years to the 1977 National Women’s Conference and several moments in between and beyond. And playing Steinem will be four different actresses: Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Lulu Wilson, and Ryan Keira Armstrong. Watch The Glorias trailer below for a peek at the movie. Read More »
Since directing 2007’s operatic, Beatles-inspired musical Across the Universe, filmmaker Julie Taymor has only directed two movies: 2010’s The Tempest, and a filmed version of her stage show Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2014. Now she’s back with The Glorias, a biopic of feminist icon Gloria Steinem which stars Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Janelle Monáe, and more.
The film, like so many others over the past few months, was originally slated for a theatrical release, but amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Amazon Prime Video has scooped up the movie and will make it available for audiences to stream starting next month. Read More »