Female-fronted superhero movies to come

Actress Brie Larson's Captain Marvel is a milestone because it is the first character in the hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to lead a film, solo.
Actress Brie Larson's Captain Marvel is a milestone because it is the first character in the hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to lead a film, solo.PHOTO: MARVEL STUDIOS/CHUCK ZLOTNICK
X-Men: Dark Phoenix will star Sophie Turner as Jean Grey.
X-Men: Dark Phoenix will star Sophie Turner as Jean Grey.PHOTO: 20TH CENTURY FOX

SINGAPORE - Female-led superhero movies are not new - remember Elektra (2005) and Catwoman (2004)? The flopping of both films chilled Hollywood's enthusiasm for the genre.

Actress Brie Larson's Captain Marvel is a milestone because it is the first character in the hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to lead a film, solo.

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