There’s no doubt that male superheroes like Batman and Superman have long dominated DC’s cinematic universe, but with Wonder Woman heading to theaters this year and DC’s hugely popular multimedia initiative Super Hero Girls taking off over the past year, the ladies are catching up. While this year’s New York Toy Fair, taking place this weekend at Manhattan’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, will feature plenty of Bat-toys, there will also be loads of Wonder Women, Harley Quinns, and Supergirls on display. Click through to see Yahoo Movies’s exclusive sneak peek of the latest DC offerings from toy-maker Jakks Pacific
The new sci-fi thriller Morgan centers around a genetically engineered human (Anya Taylor-Joy) who may or may not pose a serious threat to the team of scientists that has spent years creating and studying her. Mara (House of Cards, Fantastic Four) joined Yahoo Movies for a Facebook Live interview (watch above), where she talked about the new film directed by Luke Scott, son of her Martian helmer (and genre master) Ridley Scott, who served as producer.
Yvonne Craig is forever Batgirl. There’s no denying the actress, who died of cancer at her Southern California home on Monday at 78, was best known as the crime-fighting sidekick of Adam West’s Caped Crusader in the campy 1960s Batman series. But her résumé stretched beyond Gotham City: She twice played Elvis Presley’s girlfriend on the big screen; she appeared on the original Man From U.N.C.L.E. TV series; and, in later years, she made the requisite trip to Fantasy Island.