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Hollywood and gender-bending, is it here to stay?




Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones star in the new
Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones star in the new "Ghostbusters."
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Gender-bending in Hollywood. There's a whole lot of that going on these days, especially when it comes to rebooting beloved properties. 

There's the recent Ghostbusters movie, look out for a new version of "Splash" with Channing Tatum as the mermaid, or more appropriately, merman. Come this fall, shooting starts in New York for Ocean's Ocho- this latest chapter in the caper franchise will star Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, and Rihanna, among others.

What's behind this trend and what it might mean for Hollywood? For that, Take Two's Alex Cohen spoke with Claudia Puig, President of LA Film Critics Association .

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