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Deborah Chow Reveals the Inspiration For the Baby Yoda Battle

The first female live-action Star Wars director brought her father's love of Hong Kong action to The Mandalorian

1.12.2019

The first female director of a live-action StarWars story brought her father's love of Hong Kong action to the fight

The first female live-action Star Wars director brought her father's love of Hong Kong action to The Mandalorian

“Sadly he didn’t get to see this. But he would be very proud. He would probably also be in shock.”

“I want it to be about the work. I want to be a good director, not a good female director, not a good Asian director. But by the same token, obviously, my career path and the representation… it is important. It is meaningful. I want to see more women directors and I want to see more directors of color.”

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