Representation

Half of Amazon’s six new pilots were created by women

Tig Notaro. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Amazon this week announced that half of its next six pilots were created by women, and half directed or co-directed by women. The streaming site will introduce One Mississippi from Tig Notaro, who is set to executive produce the comedy with Diablo Cody. Creator Dana Calvo brings Good Girls Revolt, based on Newsweek’s female magazine researchers who pushed back against newsroom sexism in 1969, which also stars and is produced by women. Christina Ricci will star in Z, a pilot about author Zelda Fitzgerald in a series from Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin.

Read more about the shows at Indiewire.

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