Kathleen Kennedy

Did Lucasfilm Secretly Hire Women and POC to Direct ‘Star Wars’?
Did Lucasfilm Secretly Hire Women and POC to Direct ‘Star Wars’?
While many fans were thrilled with yesterday’s news that Lucasfilm had hired Game of Thrones duo David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to develop a new series of Star Wars movies, just as many were frustrated by it. Despite employing several women in key creative and executive roles, the studio, under president Kathleen Kennedy, has yet to hire a single woman or person of color to direct a Star Wars movie. Not one. According to a wacky new rumor, that’s not exactly true.
Is the Director of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Taking on ‘Star Wars’?
Is the Director of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Taking on ‘Star Wars’?
Is it Star Wars? Could it be Star Wars? Is Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy finally hiring a woman to direct a friggin’ Star War?! To be honest, we have no idea, but Reed Morano — director and executive producer of The Handmaid’s Tale — is coyly teasing a potential project at Lucasfilm. And no, she can’t tell you what it is (yet).

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