Netflix Buys a Rashida Jones-Produced Doc About Women Being Take Advantage of by the Amateur Porn Industry

Putting that on the must-watch list.

Rashida Jones
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The new Netflix doc you and your friends are going to be discussing over brunch? Hot Girls Wanted, a Rashida Jones-produced nonfiction feature about the amateur porn industry and its exploitative practices.

Deadline reports that the media-streaming service picked up the documentary for domestic and international distribution later this year. "Netflix is the ideal partner for us; not only do they understand this film but they're the perfect platform to reach the many people who need to see it," Jones said.

The movie is directed by two women (Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus) and was made in partnership with the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction. 

Feminism, the advancement of sexual knowledge, and a story that desperately needs to be told—how could we not get behind this?

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at Marie Claire. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.