How Tank Girl Helped Bring the Spice Girls Together

How Tank Girl Helped Bring the Spice Girls Together
I already had many reasons to be thankful director Rachel Talalay has been behind the camera, making movies and TV shows, since the 90s, but add another one to the list. Talalay, who has directed Doctor Who, Sherlock, as well as at least one episode of much of the CW’s current lineup, is kinda, sorta partially responsible for bringing English pop group the Spice Girls together.

This is a bit of an overstatement, of course. There were several rounds of auditions including hundreds of women that went into selected one the members of the wildly-successful 90s group, but, as Talalay told EW in a recent interview surrounding the 25th anniversary of cult classic Tank Girl, three of the members of the iconic group initially met in the audition line for a Tank Girl casting call.

“That was a publicity ploy,” Talalay told EW of the multi-country casting process. “I mean,
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