To celebrate her 30th birthday, DC Comics is bringing She-Ra back as a regular addition to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe with an updated look that reflects her ability to pick up buildings and mountains and throw them at jerks.
Actress Aubrey Peeples will play Jem in the forth-coming movie version of Jem and the Holograms. If you’re wondering why she's familiar, Peeples plays the annoying reality TV star slash country pop singer Layla Grant on ABC’s Nashville.
A recent New York Times column lamented the lack of female superheroes for girls to emulate. But in the 1980s girls did have a superheroine: She-Ra, who, despite living in a pink castle and not wearing pants, was refreshingly robust.
The news that 80's video game Asteroids will soon be made into a major motion picture got me thinking: why aren't there any action films based on 80s toys primarily aimed at girls? A few suggestions, after the jump.