This is an important time right now. Women are taking charge. Women are creating work for themselves in Hollywood. It's important for there to be stories for 40 plus women. We are here and we not going away. And there are a lot of us. And when I say 40 plus - I'm talking 50, 60, 70 plus.
Susan Sarandon: I was told my acting career would be done by 40
Susan Sarandon has said she was told early on in her acting career that she would not work beyond 40. The 71-year-old said there are so many women in her age group who are now working because female film-makers are pushing to make money by telling the stories of older women on screen.