Fandango’s four “Most Anticipated Movies of 2020” are all directed by women


© 2018 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.(LOS ANGELES) — Fandango has compiled its users’ most anticipated films of 2020, and for the first time ever, the top four are all directed by women. 

Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984, Marvel’s Black Widow, and The Eternals, the latter two directed respectively by Cate Shortland and Chloe Zhao, and Disney’s upcoming live-action version of Mulan, which was directed by Niki Caro, all rank in that order as the year’s most anticipated films. 

No Time To Die, Daniel Craig’s last go-round as James Bond, ranked fifth.  That film was directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, the only male director in the top five.

Fandango also compiled lists in several categories, including Most Anticipated Villain.  Kristen Wiig as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 1984 topped the list, with Rami Malek as Safin in the Bond movie. 

Fandango’s Most Anticipated 2020 Movies survey results:

Most Anticipated Movie1. Wonder Woman 1984 (release date June 5)2. Marvel’s Black Widow (May 1)3. Marvel’s Eternals (Nov. 6)4. Mulan (March 27)5. No Time to Die (April 10)6. A Quiet Place Part II (March 20)7. Birds of Prey (Feb. 7)8. In the Heights (June 26)9. Pixar’s Soul (June 19)10. Fast & Furious 9 (May 22)

Most Anticipated Actress1. Gal Gadot — Wonder Woman 19842. Scarlett Johansson — Black Widow3. Emily Blunt — A Quiet Place Part II, Jungle Cruise4. Margot Robbie — Birds of Prey5. Zendaya — Dune

Most Anticipated Actor1. Chris Pine — Wonder Woman 19842. Paul Rudd — Ghostbusters: Afterlife3. Ryan Reynolds — Free Guy4. Daniel Craig — No Time to Die5. Robert Downey Jr. — Dolittle

Most Anticipated Villain1. Kristen Wiig as Cheetah — Wonder Woman 19842. Rami Malek as Safin — No Time to Die3. McGregor as Black Mask — Birds of Prey4. Jim Carrey as Dr. Ivo Robotnik — Sonic the Hedgehog5. Charlize Theron as Cipher — Fast & Furious 9

Most Anticipated Family Film1. Mulan2. Pixar’s Soul3. Sonic the Hedgehog4. Dolittle5. Jungle Cruise

Most Anticipated Horror Film1. A Quiet Place Part II2. Halloween Kills3. The Invisible Man4. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It5. The Grudge

Most Anticipated Live-Action Comedy1. Ghostbusters: Afterlife2. Bill & Ted Face the Music3. Bad Boys For Life4. Legally Blonde 35. The Lovebirds

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