The Hollywood Multiverse: The Future of the Summer Blockbuster
With our eyeballs in thrall to so much great TV and social media’s inescapable pull, the once invincible summer blockbuster finds itself fighting for cultural relevance. The studio response? Get bigger.
These days, Hollywood hungers for whole story universes with crossovers and sequels planned out to infinity and beyond—mere franchises no longer suffice. The result is a labyrinthine array of movie worlds that can be daunting even for popcorn junkies. Fortunately, we’ve created an intergalactic map to help you navigate your multiplex hopping for the next decade or so.