Controversy ensued when Millennium Films CEO Avi Lerner claimed he intended for Singer to keep his job and even called the expose “agenda driven fake news” in a statement he’s since walked back on.
With Soloway involved, the Marvel comics adaptation is finally on the right track after a decade of development hell. The Emmy winner will both write and direct the film, offering her own spin on the storied female hero.
It’s perfect timing, too. Transparent will wrap its four-season run later this year with a special musical finale. That series similarly suffered behind-the-scenes controversy involving its star Jeffrey Tambor, who was fired for sexual allegations.