Originally Posted by cherokeesam
Elektra and Catwoman failed because both were horrible messes in script and concept, *not* because audiences didn't want to see a superheroine movie. Like all superhero flicks, if you get the right director, writer, and actress, a superheroine movie can pay off.
"If you get the right ......."
You could say that for practically any film concept. It's more ambiguous than it is practical. Opening weekend draws for both those films were horrid. The demand is nowhere near it is for male-led superhero films.