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Video: How Hollywood is ignoring the numbers that could make it richer

Now that summer’s over, it’s official: Jurassic World wasn’t just the biggest movie of the season; it’s the biggest summer movie of all time.

But Jurassic World’s box office success belies a different trend: Hollywood is actually losing revenue in the US. And Jurassic World, which was criticized for its portrayal of women, may not be the best model for the film industry’s way forward.

In this video, we crunch the data and look at the possibility that Hollywood’s lack of gender inclusivity isn’t just incidental to the film industry’s falling revenue—it could actually be one of its causes.

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