Who will be the actresses that will stand out in 2017? Here are five ladies we think you should watch in the coming year.
This emblematic face of independent cinema will have more exposure next year. In February, the thirty-year-old will appear alongside Natalie Portman in the Jackie Kennedy biopic, ‘Jackie.’ But there’s another movie that might get her noticed as well — 20th Century Women. Her performance in the comedy with Annette Bening and Elle Fanning, scheduled for March, could bring her an Oscar nomination. Greta Gerwig was also chosen for the voice cast of Isle in Wes Anderson’s ‘Dog’, alongside Hollywood stars like Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton.
In addition to expecting her second child in 2017, the Israeli actress will have the daunting task of making us forget Lynda Carter when she puts on her Wonder Woman costume. After an appearance in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, Gabot will star in ‘Wonder Woman’ a new DC comics origin movie. The superhero will also appear later this year alongside her male counterparts in Justice League, a sort of Avengers style movie but with DC characters.
After appearing in ‘Kingsman: Secret Service’ and ‘Star Trek: Beyond’ the Franco-Algerian dancer was chosen to play the ‘Mummy’ in a reboot alongside the likes of Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe. The actress will also star in the thriller ‘The Coldest City’ with Charlize Theron and John Goodman.
The famous Barbadian singer will boost her acting career in the coming months. Playing the next Besson Valerian, she will embody the mythical character of Alfred Hitchcock Marion Crane in the fifth and final season of the series ‘Bates Motel.’ The artist who’s albums have sold millions is looking for success on the big screen with ‘Ocean’s Eight.’ She will also star in ‘Annette,’ alongside Adam Driver and Rooney Mara. These two feature films will be released in 2018.
The star of the series ‘Quantico’ will use 2017 as her stepping-stone to the big screen as she will appear in her first Hollywood film. The former Miss India will have the chance to show off her physical assets by appearing in the big screen adaptation of the 1990’s series ‘Baywatch.’ Other big name celebs in the film include Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, Zac Efron, and Kelly Rohrbach.
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