Academy script reader tells woman her comedy could be ‘decent porn’

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LOS ANGELES — Rachel Koller is new at screenwriting, but her first experience should prepare her for a lifetime of being a woman in Hollywood.

A member of the Academy who reads scripts for the institution’s prestigious screenwriting competition, the Academy Nicholl Fellowship, dismissed her raunchy female-led comedy as something that “might make a decent porn picture, as the gals do seem kinda hot, at least on the page.”

After Koller (above, center) posted about the incident on Facebook, whoever is running the Nicholl Fellowship’s Facebook page labeled the comment a failed joke and strongly suggested that she disclose her film’s title (The Big D) among other things, for context. Read more…

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