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“The action genre has long been dominated by male heroes, and it’s so exciting to be part of a film that will allow for not just one female action hero but a whole ensemble of very capable, fierce female characters that reject tired stereotypes, characters that liberate from the confines of stereotypical traits. That is something that excited me about this, the opportunity to create different types of female heroes.” — Jessica Chastain, Deadline Interview, 2018.
“The action genre has long been dominated by male heroes, and it’s so exciting to be part of a film that will allow for not just one female action hero but a whole ensemble of very capable, fierce female characters that reject tired stereotypes, characters that liberate from the confines of stereotypical traits. That is something that excited me about this, the opportunity to create different types of female heroes.” — Jessica Chastain, Deadline Interview, 2018.

Were there no female directors available?!

Well looking at the percentages here, perhaps not! Maybe we haven’t progressed as much as we thought.

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