The Lego Movie director Chris McKay says they will bring in more lady characters for the sequel.
The Warner Bros. animated movie hit theaters in February and only starred three prominent female characters — and one of them was a cat (pictured above).
In a new interview with Daily Mail Online, McKay admits that there was an imbalance in The Lego Movie and hopes to fix it for the planned sequel.
“I’m not sure our movie passes the Bechdel test entirely and I think that it’s important,” said McKay in reference to the question of whether or not a piece of media includes a conversation between two women that isn’t about a man. “We have a lot of producers [who] were female who had concerns and we were always constantly saying to ourselves: ‘Are we just a bunch of white guys sitting here making this movie from our own myopic point of view?’”
when i read this i literally kicked my shoes off my feet so this is pretty rad
Last week I wrote this piece for Comic Book Resources about the new Teen Titans #1 cover. The point of the piece was hey, there’s a broad demographic DC *could* be hitting with this book but the cover is certainly not made for that potential demographic. Instead, it’s more of the same-old,…
As the comic book industry grows and is exposed to more and more people who are not typical superhero readers, I hope this behavior will be regarded for what it is: unprofessional nonsense, not to be tolerated by the industry. I hope publishers will come to expect a standard of behavior from the artists and writers they hire, and will not tolerate harassment and dismissal of women in the industry.
Comic book professionals, you are PROFESSIONALS. It’s time to start acting like it.
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this is so fucked up