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Old 04-22-2013, 10:12 AM   #348
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Default Re: Who would you let Joss Whedon kill in Avengers 2?

Originally Posted by KDM1986 View Post
Adding females to the greater MCU and giving them their own solo are two different things. I'm all for adding Mrs Marvel and Spider-woman to the MCU but I don't believe they could hold their own film and be profitable to Marvel/Disney. And at the end of the day that's what matters most.
Not singling you out -- because your opinion is a *very* common one -- but this cowardice is the reason why Hollywood hasn't produced a blockbuster female-centered action film yet. Hunger Games and the first Tomb Raider are the only ones that qualify as bona fide blockbusters. I'd hope that the eye-popping numbers that THG (and, inevitably, the sequels) generated have finally given Hollywood execs the balls to start throwing some money at the heroines.


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