10 up-and-coming Actresses to watch out for in 20172017 could be a massive year for these talented actresses
The future is bright for Hollywood with young talents continually looking more than capable of filling the massive shoes about to be left behind by ageing legends. And 2017 looks set to be another big year for some of Tinseltown’s raw diamonds.
Here are 10 up-and coming actresses you should keep an eye out for in 2017, as you’ll be seeing plenty of them as they:
- Battle aliens
- Send Tom Cruise and Chris Pratt into a frenzy
- Power up!
- Go xXxtreme
- And perform more cinematic bad-assery
Who: Katherine Boyer Waterston.
You may know her from: Her role as Shasta Fay Hepworth in Inherent Vice, or, if you’re a fan of fantastic beasts then you will have seen her alongside Eddie Redmayne as Porpentina ‘Tina’ Goldstein.
Upcoming roles: She’ll be channelling her best Ripley in this year’s most-anticipated sci-fi film, Alien: Covenant.
Fun Fact: She’s the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Sam Waterston.
Who: Annabelle Wallis, 32, British.
You may know her from: The excellent Peaky Blinders. Wallis played Grace Burgess in the show, stealing both Tommy Shelby and our hearts in the process.
Upcoming roles: She’ll be donning armour alongside Charlie Hunnam in Guy Richie’s King Arthur and then slipping into khaki for The Mummy with Tom Cruise.
Fun Fact: She’s the niece of film legend Richard Harris.
Who: Ruby Rose Langenheim, 30, Australian.
You may know her from: Her role as the tattooed bad girl Stella Carlin in season three of Orange Is The New Black.
Upcoming roles: She has a busy 2017, starring in XXX: Return of Xander Cage, John Wick: Chapter 2, Resident Evil 6 AND Pitch Perfect 3.
Fun Fact: She’s also a well-known DJ and former MTV presenter in her native Australia.
Who: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, 20, American.
You may know her from: If you watch a lot of Disney shows, then you’ll know her for her roles in Shake It Up and K.C. Undercover.
Upcoming roles: 2017 will be her big break onto the big screen as she’ll star alongside Tom Holland in Spiderman: Homecoming.
Fun Fact: Zendaya means “to give thanks” in the language of Shona.
Who: Elizabeth Debicki, 26, Australian.
You may know her from: Her role as femme fatale Victoria Vinciguerra in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. or Hugh Laurie’s girlfriend and blonde-bombshell Jed Marshall in the award-winning The Night Manager.
Upcoming roles: She’ll be giving the Starlord and his team something to think about as Ayesha in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
Fun Fact: At 1.87 m (6ft 11⁄2ins) tall, Debicki often makes her co-stars look small.
Who: Sofia Boutella, 34, Algerian.
You may know her from: Playing the blade-legged bad-ass Gazelle in Kingsman: The Secret Service and the just as bad-ass Jaylah in Star Trek Beyond.
Upcoming roles: Boutella will be battling Annebelle Wallis and Tom Cruise as Ahmanet in The Mummy.
Fun Fact: She’s an extremely talented dancer and has featured in music videos for Rihanna, Madonna, Usher, Chris Brown and even Take That.
Who: Dillon Monroe Buckley, 23, American.
You may know her from: She was the controversial choice to replace Mae Whitman as President Whitmore’s daughter, Patricia, in Independence Day: Resurgence and Jay Height in It Follows.
Upcoming roles: She’s going to be in a whopping seven films in 2017! The pick of the bunch include starring alongside JK Simmons in the drama I’m Not Here and Liam Neeson in Felt
Fun Fact: She’s also a professional kiteboarder and used to have her own clothing line called Airbound Apparel.
Who: Tessa Lynne Thompson, 33, American.
You may know her as: Bianca in Creed and Charlotte Hale in one of 2016’s stand-out shows, Westworld.
Upcoming roles: She’ll be heading to Asgard to play Thor’s one-time comic love interest and general bad-ass Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarök.
Fun Fact: Tessa is a talented musician and wrote three of the songs used in Creed.
Who: Naomi Scott, 23, British.
You may know her as: Ryoko in The Martian.
Upcoming roles: Scott will take on the role of the Pink Ranger in this year’s Power Rangers reboot. Will she become as synonymous with the role as Amy Jo Johnson was in the early-1990s?
Fun Fact: She’s married to Ipswich Town FC defender Jordan Spence.
Who: Sophie Louise L Cookson, 26, British.
You may know her from: Her role as Roxy in the surprise box office hit, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Pippa in The Huntsman: Winter’s War.
Upcoming roles: She’ll be returning to the big screen as Roxy in the Kingsman sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
Fun Fact: Kingsman was Sophie’s film debut. Not a bad way to kick-off your career.