Thanks to “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the Marvel family of superhero movies continues be a force at the box office, wowing both critics and audiences. Part of the reason for all that success is the fact that since 2008’s “Iron Man,” Marvel Studios has been building a big screen world with a shared continuity and characters - the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe or MCU. Movies about individual heroes like Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Captain America are all part of it, and paved the way for superhero team-ups like "The Avengers."
But if the MCU has one shortcoming, it’s the fact that despite a stacked bench of amazing superheroes (both male and female) waiting in the comic book wings, there has yet to be a Marvel movie based around a female character.
That may change soon, as Marvel’s unofficial “Boys Only” policy is about to be challenged by rival studio Sony, the folks behind the Spider-Man franchise. Sony has thrown down the gauntlet by developing a female-centric superhero movieRead More »from 3 female superhero flicks Marvel should be making now