ELLE – For the 24th year, ELLE’s Women in Hollywood issue highlights the biggest names in the industry right now—and delves deeper into these women’s stories. Here, get a sneak peek of what Jennifer Lawrence, Laura Dern, Jessica Chastain, Margot Robbie, Tessa Thompson, Riley Keough, Cicely Tyson, and Kathleen Kennedy had to say in ELLE’s November issue on newsstands October 17.
On wanting to work behind-the-scenes:
“I never thought I’d want to be a producer. I’d always wanted to direct and write, but I got to a point as an actress where I felt like I was everyone’s puppet. I thought, Why don’t I get a say in the art I’m making?”