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Anna Kendrick

Philanthropy, gender equity in focus at Power of Women lunch

Studio head Jim Gianopulos was the first man to be honored at Variety's annual Power of Women event, and he thinks few should follow him. "I hope someday very soon the concept of honoring men for empowering women will be obsolete and seem ridiculous," the chief executive of 20th Century Fox said Friday as he was recognized for employing more female department heads than any other Hollywood studio. "We're living through an era where women are making astonishing, even revolutionary, creative contributions on a daily basis," Gianopulos said. "And there's no reason that in any part of the entertainment business women shouldn't be provided with the...