The Star Wars Universe Has A Woman Problem (3)
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most disappointing thing about this beloved, iconic film franchise – the confirmation that, even in a fictional galaxy, where the mafia is run by giant slugs, and people can travel through the stars at light speed – women are still discriminated against.

Is it going to be any different in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story? Of course not.

The lead character is Jyn Erso, and she has to lead a rebel mission to steal the plans of the Death Star, because it was unwittingly designed by her father, Galen. We have another two weeks to go before the film is released, but there are a mountain of trailers to be seen online, and an extensive cast list is available for perusal – all of which tells us that Jyn Erso gets to talk to one significant woman in the movie. That woman is Mon Mothma,...

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