It seems to be the cool thing these days to have female protagonist in leading roles.
From Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, to Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. From Wonder Women who makes a prominent appearance in the new film Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, to the ensemble cast of the new Ghostbusters remake out later this year.
While this trend has often been described as good for girls, as a great article from Quartz.com recently pointed out, it’s actually also good for boys! As these leading ladies are showing up in blockbuster films that are targeting both male and female, young boys are seeing strong women in leading roles and not just as sidekicks and […]