2020 will see a lot of women-power with female-lead movies such as Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow topping list of most anticipated movies. In a survey released Friday from movie site Fandango, the most-anticipated film of 2020 starts off with Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman 1984 returning as the DC superhero, princess of the Amazonians.
“As we head into the next decade the new cinematic offerings look promising, with inspiring stories and new definitions of the word ‘hero.’Adventure-seeking fans can’t wait for Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow, and Mulan – all films directed by women – to command the big screen. And with invigorating, fresh fare like Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, Marvel’s Eternals, and Pixar’s Soul, the 2020 box office will offer a cornucopia of welcome surprises.” Fandango correspondent Nikki Novak said in a statement.
Tailing Wonder Woman are two more superhero films, Marvel’s Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow directed by Cate Shortland and comes to theaters May 1. It's followed by Marvel's Eternals, directed by Chloe Zhao and hitting theaters on Nov. 6. Fourth on the list is the live-action remake of Disney's Mulan, directed by Niki Caro and scheduled for a March 27 release.
Other movies on the most-anticipated list include Daniel Craig’s ‘No Time to Die, A Quiet Place Part II, Birds of Prey, In the Heights, Pixar's Soul, and Fast & Furious 9.
Gadot and Chris Pine, both in Wonder Woman 1984, are the most anticipated actors. Wonder Woman 1984's villain, Kristen Wiig as Cheetah, is the most-anticipated villain, followed by Rami Malek's Safin from No Time to Die.