Sony's 'Ghostbusters' and Female 'Spider-Man' Superhero May Ignite the Rise of the Female Driven Blockbusters

Blockbusters have almost always been geared towards male teenagers. We may start feeling the rumblings of change in the movie industry. Some of the biggest box office successes this summer came from female starring pictures like The Fault in Our Stars, Maleficent, and Lucy. Sony Pictures has taken notice and in an attempt to really land a major hit, they're going to make two of their next tentpoles into female starring projects in Ghostbusters and a female superhero movie in the Spider-Man universe. In my latest Collective Publishing article, I analyze why these moves by Sony are important and how this could affect the film industry.