THE GIRL GURU: Q&A WITH DEBRA MARTIN CHASE
Debra Martin Chase earns her rep as the "Queen of Tween"Film and TV producer Debra Martin Chase stands out in Hollywood for a number of reasons, but her distinction as the "Queen of Tween" is surely the most noteworthy. This month, the empowered heroines of two of her popular franchises sing and saunter across screens big and small — "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" hits theaters Aug. 6 and "The Cheetah Girls: One World" premieres on the Disney Channel Aug. 22. The Emmy-nominated Chase spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the need for black Cinderellas, female empowerment and paying opportunities forward.
And with that empowerment you can reach out and bring other ideas to the fore, hopefully get some things done that might not otherwise be done, and pay it forward.(partialdiff)