Posted by Melissa McEwan at Friday, June 12, 2009
"Lately, I've been in meetings regarding a new script idea I have. A studio executive asked me to change the female lead to a male, because 'women don't go to movies.' Really? When I pointed out the box office successes of Sex and the City, Mamma Mia, and Obsessed, he called them 'flukes.' He said 'don't quote me on this.' So, I'm telling everybody."—Nia Vardalos, whose new film My Life in Ruins is in theaters now.