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Goldie Hawn Reveals Why ‘The First Wives Club’ Sequel Didn’t Get Made

first-wives-clubWe were all women of a certain age, and everyone took a cut in salary to do it so the studio could make what it needed. We all took a smaller back end than usual and a much smaller front end. And we ended up doing incredibly well. The movie was hugely successful. It made a lot of money. We were on the cover of Time magazine. But two years later, when the studio came back with a sequel, they wanted to offer us exactly the same deal. We went back to ground zero. Had three men come in there, they would have upped their salaries without even thinking about it. But the fear of women’s movies is embedded in the culture.”


Goldie Hawn, who hasn’t starred in a film since 2002, speaking with Harvard Business Review on how the entertainment industry has changed since her hey day