Equity is being touted as the first female Wall Street movie, and it doesn't take too long to mentally validate that statement: The genre tends to be quite testosterone-heavy. But director Meera Menon, writer Amy Fox, and producers Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner, who also star — all women, you might notice — have crafted a kind of antidote to this condition: a savvy, sophisticated, and appropriately ruthless story about bankers and IPOs that focuses on women not just because they're women, but because they're as capable, aggressive, and morally complicated as the dudes. In this exclusive clip, we see Naomi Bishop, played by the great Anna Gunn, laying into James Purefoy's Michael Connor, a trader and paramour, as he tries to mansplain to her how the game is played. Equity opens in select cities July 29.
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