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An unknown intern… now set for SF stardom

29 October 2018

‘I couldn't believe they'd built something that had come out of my brain on that scale. It was really mid-blowing - and humbling. I thought, there are hundreds of people who've done this from me just writing something in my bedroom...

I wanted to tell authentic stories about those cultures rather than, as you so often see, a collection of white American people leading a mission.'

From helping out on Netflix's The Crown, Mika Watkins has been overseeing Origin, her own blockbuster YouTube series with a multimillion budget, launching on 14 November. Our Comment is from the Observer.