In this undated publicity image released by Disney/Pixar, Princess Merida, (voice by Kelly Macdonald), is shown in the 3D computer animated Disney/Pixar film, "Brave," releasing June 22, 2012 in North America. Pixar's first female protagonist, Princess Merida, is determined to forge her own future. This new breed of big-screen damsel not only reflects the independence _ and athleticism _ of young women today, but also Hollywood's increasing willingness to tell their stories. (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)

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In this undated publicity image released by Disney/Pixar, Princess Merida, (voice by Kelly Macdonald), is shown in the 3D computer animated Disney/Pixar film, "Brave," releasing June 22, 2012 in North America. Pixar's first female protagonist, Princess Merida, is determined to forge her own future.  This new breed of big-screen damsel not only reflects the independence _ and athleticism _ of young women today, but also Hollywood's increasing willingness to tell their stories. (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)
In this undated publicity image released by Disney/Pixar, Princess Merida, (voice by Kelly Macdonald), is shown in the 3D computer animated Disney/Pixar film, "Brave," releasing June 22, 2012 in North America. Pixar's first female protagonist, Princess Merida, is determined to forge her own future. This new breed of big-screen damsel not only reflects the independence _ and athleticism _ of young women today, but also Hollywood's increasing willingness to tell their stories. (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)
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