From my latest Forbes post on the sky-high projections for the world’s most popular female-led franchise and the two models of women’s leadership the blockbuster provides:
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 arrive[d] in theatres [last night], and according to estimates, it will be the biggest opening weekend of the year. Predictions have it arriving at between $130 and $150 million. The previous two films in the franchise, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, both opened at over $150 million, and there is no reason to believe this film won’t do the same. In fact, if I had to guess, I think this movie will do even better.
Read more at Forbes.