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Cathy Yan Becomes the First Asian Woman to Direct a Superhero Film with ‘Harley Quinn’

In a historic move, Warner Bros. has tapped Chinese-American Cathy Yan to direct a DC spinoff based on Harley Quinn, starring Margot Robbie, according to Deadline.

Why it matters: This makes Yan the first Asian female director ever to helm a superhero film and also makes her the second female director DC has hired (after Patty Jenkins who directed “Wonder Woman”).