What We’re Looking Forward To in 2020

Happy new year! Here are just some of the films and television shows we're looking forward to in 2020, which feature women in front of and behind the camera:

CHHAPAAK – Opens January 10

Starring & Produced by Deepika Padukone; Directed & Produced by Meghna Gulzar

“Diary of a Future President” – Premieres January 17

Created & Executive Produced by Ilana Peña; Showrunner: Robin Shorr; Executive Produced by Emily Gipson, Gina Rodriguez

“Awkwafina is Nora from Queens” – Premieres January 22

Created & Executive Produced by Awkwafina; Executive Produced by Karey Dornetto, Teresa Hsiao

“Star Trek: Picard” – Premieres January 23

Directed by ReFrame Rise Fellow Hanelle Culpepper; Executive Produced by Heather Kadin

THE ASSISTANT – Opens January 31

Starring Julia Garner; Written, Directed, Edited by Kitty Green; Produced by P. Jennifer Dana; Edited by Blair McClendon

THE RHYTHM SECTION – Opens January 31

Starring Blake Lively; Directed by Reed Morano; Produced by Barbara Broccoli; Edited by Joan Sobel


Starring, Produced by Margot Robbie; Directed by Cathy Yan; Written by Christina Hodson; Produced by Sue Kroll

“Locke & Key” – Premieres February 7

Showrunner/Executive Producer: Meredith Averill; Executive Produced by Barbara Muschietti, Lindsey Springer

THE PHOTOGRAPH – Opens February 14

Starring Issa Rae; Written & Directed by Stella Meghie; Edited by Shannon Baker Davis

“High Fidelity” – Premieres February 14

Starring & Executive Produced by Zoë Kravitz; Created & Executive Produced by Sarah Kucserka, Veronica West

EMMA – Opens February 21

Starring Anya Taylor-Joy; Directed by Autumn de Wilde; Written by Eleanor Catton; Music by Isobel Waller-Bridge


Written & Directed by Eliza Hittman; Produced by Lia Buman, Rose Garnett, Sara Murphy, Elika Portnoy, Adele Romanski; Cinematography by Hélène Louvart; Music by Julia Holter

“Little Fires Everywhere” – Premieres March 18

Executive Produced by Liz Tigelaar, Lauren Levy Neustadter, Celeste Ng, Pilar Savone, Lynn Shelton, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon

MULAN – Opens March 27

Starring Yifei Liu; Directed by Niki Caro; Written by Amanda Silver, Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek; Cinematography by Mandy Walker


Starring Emerald Fennell; Written, Directed, Produced by Emerald Fennell; Produced by Ashley Fox, Josey McNamara, Margot Robbie

BLACK WIDOW – Opens May 1

Starring Florence Pugh, Scarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz; Directed by Cate Shortland; Written by Jac Schaeffer

COVERS – Opens May 8

Starring Dakota Johnson, June Diane Raphael; Directed by Nisha Ganatra; Written by Flora Greeson; Music by Lesley Barber

WONDER WOMAN 1984 – Opens June 5

Starring, Produced by Gal Godot; Starring Kristen Wiig; Written, Directed, Produced by Patty Jenkins; Produced by Deborah Snyder

CANDYMAN – Opens June 12

Directed by Nia DaCosta

RESPECT – Opens August 14

Starring Jennifer Hudson; Directed by Lisel Tommy, Written by Tracey Scott Wilson

THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN – Expected August 14

Starring, Produced by Angelina Jolie; Directed by Thea Sharrock; Produced by Allison Shearmur

PRAISE THIS – Expected September 25

Directed by Tina Gordon; Written by Tina Gordon, Jana Savage, Camilla Blackett; Produced by Sharla Sumpter Bridgett

“Impeachment: American Crime Story” – Premieres September 27

Executive Produced by Sarah Burgess, Nina Jacobson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Monica Lewinsky, Sarah Paulson

ETERNALS – Expected November 6

Starring Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek; Directed by Chloé Zhao

What women-created media are you looking forward to in 2020? Head over to Twitter to let us know!