By now you’ve probably heard that, well, to put it bluntly, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice isn’t very good. Most critics seem to agree that the best part of the movie is Wonder Woman, who, after so many years of studio missteps, finally gets the big-screen treatment she deserves. That bodes well for 2017, when Gal Gadot will star as the iconic DC superhero in the first standalone Wonder Woman movie ever. Could this mark a new era for the traditionally testosterone-heavy comic book genre? With a standalone movie for Marvel’s Captain Marvel also on the way, the future for women superheroes in Hollywood is a bright one.
Below, nine women superheroes who deserve their own movie and who we would cast to lead in them.