Disney has four films in the works by female directors, which is currently the most out of any other major studio. Thanks to the smashing success of director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman domestically and overseas, the disparity between the number of men and women at the helm of major studio films has become a hot topic of conversation.

Starring Gal Gadot in the first-ever solo film about Amazon warrior princess, Wonder Woman shattered box office records, including the biggest opening ever for a film directed by a woman. As a result, the impressive performance of Jenkins’ film has got industry analysts breaking down current studio numbers, when it comes to female directors.

According to Variety, Disney leads all major studios with four females directors with upcoming projects, including Niki Caro for the live-action adaptation of Mulan; Ava Duvernay for A Wrinkle in Time, Jennifer Lee for Frozen ...

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Disney Leading Other Studios in Hiring Female Directors