New film ‘Equity’ portrays female-driven Wall Street

Women are usually less psychotic – actors will have to be extraordinary in order to pull it off…

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Wall Street and Hollywood have at last one thing in common: a lack prominent roles for women.

And when the two industries get together, like in “Wall Street,” “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “The Big Short,” women are more likely to be naked in a bubble bath or portrayed as the weepy wife than as an investment banker putting together a deal.

Until now.

“Equity,” — the first project of Hollywood insiders Alysia Reiner and Sarah Megan Thomas — is set to debut at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 26.

It is the first female-driven Wall Street film, the two actors, who last year formed Broad Street Pictures, claim.

The film stars Anna Gunn from “Breaking Bad” as Naomi Bishop, a 40s-ish investment banker who, while fighting to get a promotion leads a controversial tech IPO.

It’s being billed as the first post-financial crisis Wall Street film —…

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