AFTER TALKING A BIT WITH THE buoyant and witty Jenny Lumet, co-creator of the upcoming Clarice, you’d hardly call her a malcontent. But she does issue the occasional warning: “I’m the feminist chick you want to sit next to at dinner—just not for too long.”
That said, her brand of spiky energy can prove very useful. When writer-director Alex Kurtzman brought her on to collaborate with him on the 2017 Tom Cruise–starring iteration of The Mummy, her take was to make the key villain female. Through a rocky ride of later revisions and a shaky reception, the gender change survived as a smart call.
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