Victoria Mahoney literally went through homelessness to direct a small independent feature in 2011 and then became a successful TV director. She wanted to make more movies, sure, but she certainly wasn’t expecting the offer that came her way when she got a call from “Star Wars” director J.J. Abrams. As the second unit director on “The Rise of Skywalker,” Victoria Mahoney is making history: the first woman and first person of color to direct in the “Star Wars” movie universe.
How Victoria Mahoney made ‘Star Wars’ history
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