Vanessa Kirby on an Impossible Mission in “Hobbs & Shaw”

The women of the Fast & Furious franchise have repeatedly proven themselves to be as accomplished, dedicated and resilient as their male counterparts. That commitment to strong female characters would become a cornerstone for Universal Pictures’ Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw with the casting of Vanessa Kirby (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Netflix’s The Crown) as Hattie Shaw, a highly capable, …

Women Assert Their Power in “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”

Paramount Pictures’ new epic action adventure Mission: Impossible – Fallout features four powerful female characters played by four formidable actresses: with Michelle Monaghan returning, the cast also includes Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett and Vanessa Kirby. At the beginning of each of his collaborations with Tom Cruise, director Christopher McQuarrie poses a question. “I ask him, ‘What do …