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Wheel of Time: Director Uta Briesewitz talks about empowering female cast of Rosamund Pike's fantasy series

The much-awaited epic fantasy drama was released on Amazon Prime Video, today

Samayeshwari Vithaspa
Nov 19, 2021
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Uta Briesewitz

Fans and the readers of the Wheel of Time novel series are excited for its web series adaptation is finally out on Amazon Prime Video. Meanwhile, let’s have a look at what its director Uta Briesewitz has to say on her memorable experience working with the empowering female cast members of the Rosamund Pike starrer epic-fantasy series.

German director and cinematographer Uta Briesewitz worked with the ensemble cast of Wheel of Time while helming its first two episodes. During this journey, she recollected the moments of filming along with the power-packed female cast. In an official statement, she mentioned how impacting the ‘trolloc’ fighting scene was for it was done by the women in the story. The rehearsals for this particular scene gathered a multitude of applause from the cast and that proved to be an ‘awesome’ moment for her.

“It made me realise again how much it means to women to see a certain kind of representation and I think by me being on set as a woman, I am representing every woman who works on set,” said Uta Briesewitz. She stressed upon the importance of breaking the glass ceiling for women and showcasing their talents and their potential.

An adaptation of the novel series written by Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time is an epic female-focused fantasy web series which embraces a powerhouse of cast members like Rosamund Pike, Zoe Robins, Madeleine Madden and Priyanka Bose, among others.

Don’t forget to catch Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime and let us know your views.


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