If anything should’ve been learned by Zoe Bell’s awesome Boss Bitch Battle, it’s that a whole world of incredible stunt ladies are out there making movies more exciting. Perfect timing for the new documentary, Stuntwomen: The Untold Story, which gives these incredible performers their moment in the spotlight.
Stuntwomen is directed by April Wright and narrated by Michelle Rodriguez, no stranger to action movies requiring the services of these talented ladies. The film is based on Mollie Gregory’s 2015 best-selling book which explores the history of stuntwomen in Hollywood, and includes interviews with Julie Ann Johnson (Charlie’s Angels), Jadie David (Escape from L.A.); Jeannie Epper (Wonder Woman), Debbie Evans (The Fast and the Furious), Deven McNair (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Donna Evans (Total Recall), Donna Keegan (True Lies), Amy Johnston (Suicide Squad), Alyma Dorsey (Captain Marvel), Heidi Moneymaker (Captain America: Civil War), Keisha Tucker (Black Panther), Jessie Graff (Wonder Woman), Angela Meryl (Skyfall), Cheryl Lewis (Luke Cage), Jennifer Caputo (The Amazing Spider-Man), and Kelly Roisin (Venom)
Stuntwomen opens digitally on September 22nd.
SYNOPSIS: STUNTWOMEN: THE UNTOLD HOLLYWOOD STORY is the inspiring untold story about the unsung professionals, their struggles on screen to perform at the highest level, and their fight off-screen to be treated fairly and equally. The movie takes us behind-the-scenes and introduces us to the female stunt performers who drive the action and thrills of Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster movies from the silent age of cinema to present day.