El universo de Batman reivindica el poder femenino

«Pennyworth», una serie basada en el universo de Batman, reivindica a las mujeres en su segunda temporada con figuras femeninas fuertes y poderosas luego de décadas de haber estado tras la sombra del poder masculino en la ficción.

«Históricamente en el universo de Batman las mujeres no han tenido el permiso de ser complejas. Normalmente el poder que se les otorgaba recaía únicamente en su valor sexual y el deseo que podían causar en los hombres y Bet es más compleja que eso», explicó Paloma Faith en una mesa redonda con medios latinoamericanos.

Faith da vida a Bet Sykes, una sádica villana parte del grupo extremista clandestino Raven Society, que pretende convertir el Gobierno del Reino Unido en un poder fascista.

Otra figura femenina esencial que mostrará cada vez más su desarrollo es la de Martha Kane (futura madre de Batman), una joven fotoperiodista que arriesgará su vida para evitar el ascenso de la Raven Society.

La serie, que estrena su segunda temporada el próximo 28 de febrero en Latinoamérica a través de la plataforma Starzplay, sigue las aventuras nunca antes escritas de un joven Alfred Pennyworth, mejor conocido por ser el mayordomo de Batman en los cómics.

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The Batman universe vindicates female power

“Pennyworth”, a series based on the Batman universe, vindicates women in its second season with strong and powerful female figures after decades of being subjected to male power in fiction.

“Historically in the Batman universe women have not been allowed to be complex. Normally the power that was granted to them only fell on their sexual value and the desire they could cause in men and Bet is more complex than that “commented Paloma Faith at a round table with Latin American media.

Faith plays Beth Sykes, a sadistic villain part of the underground extremist group Raven Society, which aims to turn the UK Government into a fascist power.

Another essential female figure who will increasingly show her development is that of Martha Kane (Batman’s future mother), a young photojournalist who will risk her life to prevent the rise of the Raven Society.

“Martha has found a purpose and is part of the revolution. She has a greater sense of herself, now she shows more about who she is. In the first season I was attached to what a woman should have been in the 60s, but she has left all that behind ”, she says. Emma Paetz, your interpreter.

The series, which premieres its second season on February 28 in Latin America through the Starzplay platform, follows the never-before-written adventures of a young Alfred Pennyworth, who is best known for being Batman’s butler in dedicated comics and movies. to the famous character.