'The Power': How an All-Female Writing Staff Fueled Prime Video's Gender Dynamic Flipped Sci-Fi Series

‘The Power’: How an All-Female Writing Staff Fueled Prime Video’s Gender Dynamic Flipped Sci-Fi Series

“The Power” has arrived on Prime Video, and it marks a somewhat rare occurrence on television: a show and for women, directed almost entirely by women. Naturally, that was pretty appealing to the women in it — but also to some of the men. The series, adapted from Naomi Alderman's 2016 book of the same name, follows multiple women all around the world, as they all begin to develop a new organ in their body that allows them to not only control but expel electricity at will. It is powerful, it awakens in adolescence, and it is only found in women. Naturally, the power dynamics of the world are immediately shifted. Young women feel emboldened, and truly safe for the first time in their existence. But, if you're thinking this is a superhero-esque series, you'd be a bit off. In fact, that the series is not about superheroics is part of what drew series star Auli'i Cravalho's eye. Also read: ‘The Power' Cast and Character Guide: Who Plays Who? (Photos) “What I loved about ‘The Power' was that it didn't feel like a superpower,” Cravalho told TheWrap. “It felt like an organ that was inherited because women needed an internal strength and needed an outward presence of that strength.” In reality, the “Moana” and “Crush” actress notes that the world as it is is pretty bleak for women, and “The Power” offered both fun escapism and an ideal alternate reality. “Women teach women to be careful. And to […]

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