SIX LESSONS WE LEARNT FROM... Gen­der­bend­ing re­makes

Sunday Herald Sun - Stellar - - News - BY MEG MA­SON

1. Role-re­ver­sal is the lat­est script device, with Cate Blanchett and Sandra Bul­lock (right) tak­ing over from Clooney and co in the Ocean’s fran­chise.

2. From Brides­maids to Ghost­busters, fe­male-led come­dies have be­come more com­mon. Which ex­plains trans­port­ing drunken an­tics from Ve­gas in The Hang­over to the gro­cery store in this year’s Bad Moms.

3. Now that Daniel Craig has handed in his no­tice, ru­mour has it we’ll next meet Bond. Jane Bond.

4. Gil­lian An­der­son, An­gelina Jolie and Emilia Clarke are among those who have vol­un­teered to play 007.

5. Ac­cord­ing to Va­ri­ety, Chan­ning Ta­tum will star in a re­make of 1984’s Splash, play­ing a mer­man.

6. How long till Hol­ly­wood asks: “But can men be funny?”

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