Joss Whedon is perfectly fine with directing interesting stories about women, but his feminism stretches only as far as performative allyship. Variety announced last week that Joss Whedon is slated to direct, write and produce a Batgirl solo film for Warner Bros.
Season 2 of the Netflix series Jessica Jones, based on the Marvel comic Alias, is set to be helmed entirely by women-identified directors. This almost never happens, so it's a big deal. The series focuses on an unlikeable superhero character who survived an abusive