Study Shows Female Driven Movies Perform Better Than Male-Led Films

In the past couple of years, we’ve gotten a number of big-budget female-led films, with the biggest being 2017’s Wonder Woman, which managed to rake in a whopping $820 million at the worldwide box office.

In today’s world, where we are surrounded with male-led superhero films such as AquamanBlack Panther, or Deadpool 2, it is certainly nice to see the women come in to showcase all their incredible talents. Now, thanks to a new study, it seems that the female-led movies actually perform better than the male-led ones at the box office, specifically during the 2014-2017 time period.

Producer Amy Pascal spoke on the recent findings, saying

“This is powerful proof that audiences want to see everyone represented on screen.”

Wonder Woman‘s impressive box office earnings are proof that the audience wants to see equality in big films like this. Next year, Marvel Studios to scheduled to be releasing their next big smash hit Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson in the titular role. Not only does Larson lead the star-studded cast of the film, but joining her are actresses such as Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, and Annette Bening to name a few.

Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck with a script from them as well as Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Jac Schaeffer, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

Captain Marvel will be released in theatres on March 8, 2019, by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Source: Variety

‘Gotham’ Cast Photos Feature Bane, Plus Penguin & Riddler In Iconic Costumes

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Gotham DC Comics Fox Bane Penguin RiddlerFOX has released a new batch of Gotham cast photos featuring Batman villains The Riddler and Penguin donning their classic costumes, along with a new look at Shane West's Bane.

The final season of FOX’s Batman prequel series subtitled Legend of the Dark Knight will serve as a conclusion to the series with David Mazouz completing his journey towards becoming Batman. In addition to Batman’s introduction, the final season is also set to introduce Shane West as the iconic Batman villain Bane as it continues the No Man’s Land storyline.

Robin Lord Taylor and Cory Michael Smith with also be featured in the iconic Penguin and Riddler costumes which you can get a look at in the gallery below!

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The Batman prequel series stars Ben McKenzie as Jim Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, and Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox.

With Gotham on the brink of total anarchy and cut off from the outside world, only Jim Gordon, Bruce Wayne and a handful of heroes remain behind to retake the city. Inspired by the “No Man’s Land” arc from the comics, villains including Penguin, the Riddler, the Sirens and Jeremiah have taken claim on various regions of the city. Will order be restored, or will chaos reign in Gotham?

Gotham season 5 will premiere on January 3, 2019, on Fox. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the final season of Gotham: Legend of the Dark Knight as we learn it.

Source: TV Line

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Caillou Pettis

Caillou Pettis

I am a Canadian film critic, journalist, actor, and director. Movies are my passion.