Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

I've been writing about comic books and superheroes for quite some time, and have been a fan even longer. I got into comic books in the early '90s, when it was extremely rare that a young girl from the South would be interested in reading them. I grew up on syndicated television shows like Wonder … Continue reading Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

**SPOILERS** The final chapter of Netflix's Fear Street film series was released this past week, reaching a blood-soaked climax that saw queer couple Deena (Kiana Madeira) and Sam (Olivia Scott Welch) as the final girls no one saw coming. Traditionally speaking, LGBT characters in the horror genre tend to range from non-existent to being the … Continue reading Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

Charlize Theron confirms a sequel to The Old Guard is in the works

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron has announced that production on the sequel to her hit 2020 Netflix film, The Old Guard, is slated to begin early next year. In a recent interview with Variety, Theron confirmed that the script had been completed and that her costars, including Marwan Kenzari and Luca Marinelli who played gay couple … Continue reading Charlize Theron confirms a sequel to The Old Guard is in the works

Arcee, the first female Transformer, to finally make live action debut

The First Lady of the Autobots is finally getting her due. It has been announced that Arcee, the most prominent female Transformer, will make her first live- action appearance in the upcoming entry to the franchise, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The film is said to be adapting the "Beast Wars" storyline from the late … Continue reading Arcee, the first female Transformer, to finally make live action debut

Issa Rae tapped to voice Spider-Woman for Into the Spider-Verse sequel

Issa Rae can now add superhero to her resume. The industry multi-hyphenate has lined up her next gig after wrapping the final season of her hit series Insecure by joining the animated sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman. Rae is just the latest casting announcement for the highly-anticipated sequel, along … Continue reading Issa Rae tapped to voice Spider-Woman for Into the Spider-Verse sequel

Gunpowder Milkshake trailer: the female team-up action movie we’ve been waiting for is here

On Tuesday, Netflix dropped the official trailer for the upcoming Gunpowder Milkshake film. Gunpowder Milkshake tells the story of Sam (Karen Gillan), a hired assassin who goes against her orders after refusing to kill a young girl named Emily (Chloe Coleman). The full synopsis is below. "Sam (Karen Gillan) was only 12 years old when … Continue reading Gunpowder Milkshake trailer: the female team-up action movie we’ve been waiting for is here

Syfy is resurrecting the Bring It On franchise as a slasher film

Syfy is putting the "horror" in "horrifying" next year. Bring It On, the popular cheerleading franchise that began with the original hit movie in 2000 and includes 5 (!) sequels, is finding new life on the cable platform. However, this time it will be less of a comedy and more of a...slasher movie? Tentatively titled … Continue reading Syfy is resurrecting the Bring It On franchise as a slasher film

Gabourey Sidibe to make feature directorial debut

Actress Gabourey Sidibe, best known for her television roles on American Horror Story and Empire, is slated to make her feature film directorial debut with the upcoming psychological thriller Pale Horse from Gamechanger Films. Gamechanger is a production company dedicated to projects by and about women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with … Continue reading Gabourey Sidibe to make feature directorial debut

Female-fronted Gunpowder Milkshake moves to Netflix for summer release, sequel planned

The highly anticipated film Gunpowder Milkshake has reportedly found a new home at Netflix. The streaming platform has acquired the distribution rights, both U.S. and international, for the female-driven action film and has already given a sequel the green light. The film is slated to be released during the summer of 2021, however, no exact … Continue reading Female-fronted Gunpowder Milkshake moves to Netflix for summer release, sequel planned