5 upcoming female-led films to look forward to

Who runs the world? Girls.

Ghostbusters landscape
Ghostbusters landscape
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Who runs the world? Girls.

Forget female actresses playing the supporting role of ‘Bond girl’, now women are finally being considered for the part of Bond himself (we’re voting for Gillian Anderson), with strong women taking the cinematic lead.

To celebrate these women who are paving the way in the film industry, here’s a shortlist of this year’s upcoming female-led films. We absolutely (ahem) cannot wait… Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie July 1st 2016

Following the success of the beloved British comedy sitcom, Ab Fab will be returning to our lives

Ghostbusters July 15th 2016

Despite the naysayers, Ghostbusters promises to instil some serious girl power into the world of film. The highly anticipated supernatural comedy stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate Mckinnon - even getting the seal of approval from the original Ghostbusters cast. This is going to be hilarious.

Bridget Jones’s Baby September 16th 2016

After the success of the first two films, we're pretty excited that our favourite Bridget is back. The third in the trilogy pulls us back into Bridget’s all too relatable life but this time, along with her love issues, she has a little one on the way. Who’s the father? Our fingers are crossed for Mark Darcy.

Queen of Katwe September 23rd 2016

Hollywood’s golden girl Lupita Nyong’o is returning to the big screen this autumn, starring in Disney’s Queen of Katwe

The girl on the train October 7th 2016

Following the success of Gone Girl, David Fincher is treating us to yet another thriller. The girl on the train trails the life of Rachel Watson, played by Emily Blunt, who post-divorce becomes very involved with a nearby family - until one day, the wife completely disappears. This sounds as creepy as Gone Girl

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