THOUGHTS n’ SHORTS: Star Wars Episode IX, ‘Supergirl’ & ‘Orphan Black’

This week, news of a rewrite for Star Wars Episode IX hit the headlines, stoking the fires of speculation, whilst The CW’s boss found himself in a peculiar position, defending a controversial character on one of his network’s shows.  And if you’re not up-to-date on the latest episode of ‘Orphan Black’, be sure to watch it before reading my spoiler-heavy thoughts on the latest major development in the series.

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DGA: Women & Minorities Watched — Again — As White Guys Directed 69% Of TV Episodes Last Season

Originally posted on Deadline:
Women make up over half the U.S. population, but they only directed 14% of primetime network and cable TV shows last season, according to a new DGA study. Minority females fare even worse, helming only 2% of the shows. And job prospects for non-white-male directors aren’t getting better. “There has been no…

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