We’re ranking the best, raddest, and most awesome female characters in 2019. From unstoppable superheroes to unlikely crime bosses, this year’s featured a slew of great female characters. Some are from the Marvel Universe while others are literary icons.
While 2019 has seen its fair share of new faces, many of the year’s best new female characters are being portrayed by Academy Award-winning actresses. Jessica Chastain is set to play a grown-up version of Beverly Marsh in It: Chapter Two, and Sophie Turner is looking to spice things up as she reprises her role as Jean Grey in Dark Phoenix. There’s also Jo March from Little Women, and, of course, we can't forget the Brie Larson's awe-inspiring role as Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel. Who’s your favorite new female character?
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Linda Hamilton is reprising her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator 6.
Emma Stone is back as Wichita in Zombieland: Double Tap.
Sophie Turner will take on the role of Jean Grey/Phoenix in the upcoming X-Men film, Dark Phoenix.
Oscar buzz is already swirling for Cate Blanchett, who is set to play the title character in Where'd You Go, Bernadette Fox.
Saoirse Ronan takes on the role in Greta Gerwig's 2019 adaptation of Little Women.
Amy Adams plays Dr. Anna Fox in The Woman in the Window.
The Charlie's Angels reboot will feature Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska.
The Losers Club is all grown up and Jessica Chastain is set to play Beverly Marsh in It: Chapter Two.
Daisy Ridley will reprise her role as Rey in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX.
Brie Larson takes on the role of the title character in Captain Marvel.
Melissa McCarthey plays Kathy Brennan, a mom turned crime boss, in The Kitchen.
Lupita Nyong'o plays Adelaide Wilson – and her evil counterpart Red – in Jordan Peele's Us.
Elizabeth Banks plays Tori Breyer, a mom whose son appears to be driven by evil, in Brightburn.
In the World War II period piece The Aftermath, Kiera Knightley plays Rachael Morgan.