According to The Los Angeles Times, a new study and database created by the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has confirmed something that’s been on a lot of minds over past several months with movies like “Hidden Figures,” “Get Out,” and “Wonder Woman” performing so well at the box office: Movies starring people of color, women, and LGBTQ actors make money.
The study suggests that a diverse cast means a more diverse audience, which means more money at the box office. (Though it’s important to note that correlation does not necessarily mean causation.)
CAA examined the diversity of the top 10 billed actors in 413 theatrical films released from the start of 2014 through the end of 2016, along …