On the first season only four of the show’s 13 episodes were directed by women. While this is around twice the average for a US TV series, Rosenberg decided that this show, which delves further into often complex women’s issues than any other superhero show, could do more to redress the sexual balance in Hollywood.
Rosenberg revealed the all-female agenda at a panel at a conference called Transforming Hollywood 7: Diversifying Entertainment, saying that hiring a more inclusive team behind the camera was “a conscious decision,” adding that “it’s very important that showrunners do that.”
We assume Rachel Talalay’s agent is on the phone to Netflix now.
She also revealed what she looks for in the writers. “When I interview a writer, I’m less interested in what you’ve been doing professionally than I am in where you’re from, what your parents do, what’s your life experience, what are you bringing to the table personally? I don’t want a bunch of people who look and sound [like me] and have the experiences I have.”