Further Changes Behind the Scenes of Carnival Row?

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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.

Bleeding Cool reports that the award winning English writer and self-proclaimed “genderqueer feministLaurie Penny will come on board as an executive story editor.

“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.

(Source: Fandom Wiki)

Also joining the ranks as an executive producer this season is Cara Delevingne, who plays “pansexual fairy” Vignette Stonemoss on the Victorian noir series.

Laurie Penny hasn’t commented on the news yet.

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