It seems like the recent showrunner changes on Carnival Row are still causing some ripple effects which also seems to support the rumours that production of season 2 will be halted to accomodate these changes.
“Better known in the UK as a political columnist, author and activist, the Daily Telegraph once called her ‘without doubt the loudest and most controversial female voice on the radical left.’ ” Recently Penny moved to Hollywood to work on television and her credits include Joss Whedon‘s upcoming HBO show The Nevers.
Executive Story Editor is a crew position for a writer in American television. It is a more senior position to Story Editor. […] The responsibilities are similar to that of a story editor. They assist the writing staff in breaking stories up for the season and edit stories and screenplays written for a show.
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Laurie Penny hasn’t commented on the news yet.