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‘Dead Pigs’, the First Feature Film From ‘Birds of Prey’ Director Cathy Yan, is Finally Being Released Domestically on Mubi

Before she made Birds of Prey, Cathy Yan made her feature debut with Dead Pigs, a film that premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Despite high praise at Sundance, Dead Pigs was never released domestically. Now that’s finally going to change, with a Dead Pigs release exclusive to the streaming […]The post ‘Dead Pigs’, […]

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‘Birds of Prey’ Director Cathy Yan Reveals the Crucial Advice Patty Jenkins Gave Her

Just months after Cathy Yan’s feature directing debut, Shanghai-set ensemble comedy “Dead Pigs,” made a big splash at Sundance in 2018, the Chinese-born filmmaker landed a gig helming a giant studio franchise movie, the DC Comics adaptation “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” starring Margot Robbie.Going straight from indie buzz […]

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Margot Robbie on Why Cathy Yan Was Her Choice to Direct the Harley Quinn ‘Girl Gang Film’

Cathy Yan’s recent recruitment to the DC Universe was a welcome surprise: Deadline reported April 17 that she will direct an upcoming Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment collaboration starring Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and a band of fellow female supervillains. The untitled project by screenwriter Christina Hodson (“Bumbleblee”) — likely adapted from the “Birds of […]

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