March 8, 2017 - 3:46 pm
Updated March 9, 2017 - 3:03 pm
With the interconnected Marvel movies dominating the box office year in and year out, “cinematic universes” have become all the rage in Hollywood.
But if Warner Bros.’ attempts to just leap right into the middle of one with “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” taught us anything — aside from the fact that it’s pretty weird that both Bruce Wayne’s and Clark Kent’s mothers were named Martha— it’s the difficulties of getting a shared universe off the ground.
Still, that isn’t stopping studios from trying. Here’s a look at some of the cinematic universes that are in various stages of development, including the one involving this weekend’s “Kong: Skull Island.”