‘DC Super Hero Girls’ Shows Girls As They Really Are, But With Superpowers

Published on Oct 12, 2019

‘DC Super Hero Girls’ Shows Girls As They Really Are, But With Superpowers

Lauren Faust, the executive producer of Warner Bros. Animation’s rebooted “DC Super Hero Girls,” is on a mission: to right the wrongs committed by past series for girls.

“Too many shows for girls are less about inspiring them, less about entertaining them, less about reflecting their experiences back to them, and too often almost come across as lectures on how we expect girls to behave,” she told an industry audience at Cannes’ trade show MipJunior Saturday, as she discussed her animated show, which airs on Cartoon Network.

“That’s why [the female characters] end up being very soft, and very nice, and

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Author: Leo Barraclough