Patty Jenkins and Lucia Aniello are two of the seven female directors whose movies for the major studios are getting wide releases in 2017
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January 6: "Underworld: Blood Wars"
Anna Foerster made her directorial debut on the fifth installment in the action series starring Kate Beckinsale as a badass vampire hunter.
April 21: "Unforgettable" (Warner Bros.)
"Unforgettable" stars Katherine Heigl, Rosario Dawson and Whitney Cummings and is directed by Denise Di Novi.
May 19: "Everything, Everything" (Warner Bros.)
"Everything, Everything" is directed by Stella Meghie and follows a girl who is allergic to everything and isolates herself but falls in love with the boy next door.
June 2: "Wonder Woman" (Warner Bros.)
Patty Jenkins directed the DC Comics film starring Gal Gadot as the warrior princess of the Amazonian people a.k.a. Diana Prince.
June 16: "Rough Night" (Sony)
"Rough Night," previously called "Rock That Body," is Sony's only female-directed release this year. Lucia Aniello's comedy stars Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon and Jillian Bell as women on a bachelorette party from hell.
July 28: "An Inconvenient Sequel" (Paramount)
Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk co-directed the sequel to Al Gore's Oscar-winning documentary After Al Gore's environmental documentary "The Inconvenient Truth."
December 22: "Pitch Perfect 3" (Universal)
After Elizabeth Banks dropped out as the director, Trish Sie stepped in to helm the third film in the "Pitch Perfect" franchise. Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow return as collegiate a capella singers.