Hollywood women dating older men

Young A-list female stars almost always play romantically opposite men who are often decades older.

Buchanan tells the Frame that he noticed the problem at Cannes, watching the new Woody Allen movie "Irrational Man" with Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix.

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— Alex Daniel It’s no secret that Hollywood casting agents love to pair older men with younger women.

From 51-year-old Tom Cruise fighting aliens in Edge of Tomorrow alongside 31-year-old Emily Blunt, to the 36 year-old Ryan Gosling dancing with 28 year-old Emma Stone in La La Land, to Scarlett Johansson’s, well...

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In a speech this week, Reese Witherspoon paid tribute to fellow actress Amy Schumer.Witherspoon said if a Schumer biopic is made she wants in.But there is one problem, Witherspoon, 39, told the audience at the Glamour Women of the Year awards: “Amy, I’m five years older than you, so I’ll probably have to play your grandmother in the movie, by Hollywood standards, and you’ll have to play your own mother.” Witherspoon is the latest star to speak out about Hollywood’s age gap."Women, on average, are interested in same-aged to somewhat older men than themselves, and this pattern displays itself across the entire lifespan." (Meanwhile, men are attracted to younger women as sexual partners, the scientists argue, for fertility reasons.) Beyond the science, there are plenty of great reasons why women should find dating men above their age bracket more appealing., which is out today, cast two huge stars—Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant—as husband and wife.But here it's not treated as a scandalous anomaly, which is usually the case in May-December movie romances where the guy is the spring chicken.