It's a green light for stand-up girls' roles - MOVIES - Los Angeles Times - calendarlive.com

This is a really interesting article on 'a new wave' of girl characters who are action heroes in their own right. I'm glad that I wrote Nim without ever dreaming that she would get so much attention; her character just evolved naturally as a response to the environment in which I'd placed her - but undoubtedly also drew on my own daughter's character. It's probably not a coincidence that all of us involved in taking her this far have daughters - Kerry Millard the illustrator, Paula Mazur the producer, Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett, the scriptwriters/directors...


It's a green light for stand-up girls' roles - MOVIES - Los Angeles Times - calendarlive.com