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GAL GADOT, ZOE SALDANA & LETITIA WRIGHT NAMED TOP FEMALE SUPERHERO PERFORMANCES, WHILE CATE BLANCHETT & MARGOT ROBBIE PICKED AS TOP FEMALE SUPERVILLAINS IN FANDANGONOW MOVIE FAN SURVEY


With “Captain Marvel” opening in theaters this Friday, FandangoNOW, Fandango’s on-demand streaming service, asked film fans about their all-time favorite performances by women in superhero movies, ranking the top female superheroes and supervillains. Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, Zoe Saldana’s Gamora and Letitia Wright’s Shuri emerged as the favorite superhero performances, while the top vote-getters for female supervillain performances were Cate Blanchett’s turn as Hela in Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in “Suicide Squad.”
 
“As we begin to celebrate Women’s History Month, movie fans are selecting Gadot’s Wonder Woman, Saldana’s Gamora and Wright’s Shuri as their favorite superhero embodiments of female strength and empowerment,” says Fandango Correspondent Alicia Malone. “With Blanchett’s role as Hela landing in the top spot for female supervillains, it’s clear that fans love to see masterful performers bringing to light the wickedest of characters.”
 
Fans can watch the top female superhero and supervillain performances in a special curated movie list on FandangoNOW.
 
According to Fandango’s female superhero & supervillain survey of more than 1,000 millennial-aged female and male movie fans:
  • 95% would like to see more female superheroes in movies
  • 93% would like to see more female supervillains in movies
The all-time favorite female superhero and supervillain performances, according to the Fandango survey, are as follows.
 
Favorite Female Superhero Performances:
  1. Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman (“Wonder Woman”)
  2. Zoe Saldana as Gamora (“Guardians of the Galaxy”)
  3. Letitia Wright as Shuri (“Black Panther”)
  4. Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow (“The Avengers”)
  5. Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”)
  6. Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”)
  7. Evangeline Lily as The Wasp (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”)
  8. Holly Hunter as Elastigirl (“The Incredibles”)
  9. Dafne Keen as X-23 (“Logan”)
  10. Zazie Beetz as Domino (“Deadpool 2”)

Favorite Female Supervillain Performances:
  1. Cate Blanchett as Hela (“Thor: Ragnarok”)
  2. Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn (“Suicide Squad”)
  3. Anne Hathaway as Catwoman (“The Dark Knight Rises”)
  4. Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman (“Batman Returns”)
  5. Kathryn Hahn as Doc Ock (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”)
  6. Rebecca Romijn as Mystique (“X-Men”)
  7. Carrie Coon as Proxima Midnight (“Avengers: Infinity War”)
  8. Uma Thurman as Poison Ivy (“Batman & Robin”)
  9. Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”)
  10. Elena Anaya as Doctor Poison (“Wonder Woman”)

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