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Cathy Yan Is Warner Bros’ Choice To Direct Margot Robbie In Next Harley Quinn Film

Cathy Yan becomes the first woman of Asian descent hired to direct a superhero. 

She is also the third woman to direct a movie for the DCEU after Patty Jenkins  (for Wonder Woman and Wonder Woman 2) and Ava DuVernay (the forthcoming New Gods).

She also joins a small but continually growing list of women who have either already directed or have been hired to direct a superhero movie which currently includes: Lexi Alexander (Punisher: War Zone), Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman), Anna Boden (co-directing Captain Marvel with Ryan Fleck), Gina Prince-Bythewood (Silver & Black) and Ava DuVernay (New Gods).