Gender-Flipping Franchises

In light of the new Ocean’s 8 trailer released this week, I thought I’d take a look at what is quickly becoming a new trend in Hollywood: gender-flipping film franchises. With one already released, two more coming in the next few months and many in development, it seems as though the industry is sticking hard and…

Splitting Finales

In the wake of the recent news about part two of the Divergent finale being relegated to TV, I thought I’d take a look at the risks and benefits of splitting a franchise’s (often based on a Young Adult book series) final chapter, seeing as, sadly, this acts as proof that the risk and the…