Jason Blum is the latest producer who doesn't believe women directors exist

Posted On: Oct 17, 2018   |   Posted By: The Verge

Jason Blum is the latest producer who doesn't believe women directors exist

Just short of a year ago, Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy made headlines around the world when she said, in an interview with Variety , that the franchise hadn't had a film directed by a woman yet because there wasn't a woman with the appropriate resume.
“We want to make sure that when we bring a female director in to do “Star Wars,” they're set up for success,” says Kennedy. “They're gigantic films, and you can't come into them with essentially no experience.”
Industry-watchers immediately pointed out that women in film are routinely held to a much higher standard than men for “experience,” that there's already a hefty roster of women who've directed big-budget movies and action movies, and that men with comparatively little...

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