Star Wars boss keen on recruiting female director for series
The woman in charge of the Star Wars films has said she is keen to have a woman direct an instalment in the sci-fi series - "when the time is right".
"We want to make sure that when we bring a female director in to do Star Wars, they're set up for success," Kathleen Kennedy told Variety.
Every entry in the series, including the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has been directed by a man.
Yet Kennedy said she was on the look-out for promising female film-makers.
"They're gigantic films, and you can't come into them with essentially no experience," she said... read more
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