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"Very bad idea and the end result was very, very bad." — Marvel's CEO on a film about a female hero, because ladies, he totally gets our interests.


The look on Black Widow's face is the same incredulous look I gave when reading this email. (via Marvel Entertainment)

The way Disney, Sony, and Marvel deal with female characters in their superhero films has been a big ol' ball of disheartening lately. There was that whole lack of Black Widow toys thing, and that Saturday Night Live sketch about Marvel finally making a Black Widow film as a rom-com, which was both funny and depressing ("funnypressing"). And now, there's this leaked email from Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter to Sony CEO Michael Lynton, which was in a new WikiLeaks upload from the Sony hack:

Sources: h/t Think Progress | Women and Hollywood