Although gender equality in Hollywood is far from perfect and is still a work-in-progress, some progress has been made throughout the years. This summer we will have 9 movies featuring strong female leads who are breaking stereotypes in Hollywood.

1. Priyanka Chopra

She is the highest paid Bollywood actress that became famous in the USA in 2015. when she played a role on the TV show "Quantico". It was back then when she started breaking the stereotype of typical female roles since she was playing an FBI-agent. Besides that, she is one of the most-loved stars of the upcoming movie "Baywatch" which is her first major role.

Her role in "Baywatch" could possibly put her on the radar for some of the upcoming "James Bond" movies.

2. Gal Gadot

The 32-year old Israeli actress thrilled the fans starring in a "Fast and Furious" franchise, and she is also one of the favorite stars of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie. This summer she will be seen carrying a sword in "Wonder Woman".

3. Sofia Boutella

This Algerian dancer was putting up some magical acrobatics in the movie "Kingsman: The Secret Service", and her role of an alien called Jayalah in "Star Trek Beyond" launched her into Hollywood stardom. This summer she will be starring in two movies called "Atomic Blonde" and "The Mummy".

4. Scarlett Johansson

She played the role of Black Widow in one of Marvel's finest - "Avengers".

After that, she became one of the biggest and highest paid female stars in Hollywood. This June she will be starring in a chaotic comedy called "Rough Night".

5. Tilda Swinton

Although she is 56 years old, Tilda Swinton is still stunning. Swinton played the role of a creepy dictator in "Snowpiercer" and last year we saw her in a movie called "Doctor Strange".

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In the summer of 2017, Tilda will be seen playing the role of a business woman in "Okja".

6. Charlize Theron

Charlize is one of the most popular actresses around the world, and the fact that she won an Oscar speaks enough about her acting talent. Fans fell in love with her after her role in "Mad Max: Fury Road" when she showed her full potential.

The audience eagerly awaits now for her upcoming movie "Atomic Blonde" in which Theron plays the role of a sexy MI6 agent.

7. Zendaya

This 20-year old model, singer and former Disney star started her acting career in movies "Shake it" and "K.C. Undercover". This time we'll watch her playing the role of a woman named Michelle in "Spider-Man: Homecoming".

8. Cara Delevingne

Cara is a supermodel that showed flashes of her undoubtful acting potential but didn't quite meet expectations in her role in "Paper Towns" movie as well as in "Suicide Squad". She got the opportunity to shine in new, futuristic movie called "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets".

9. Danielle Macdonald

This 25-year old actress made the name for herself after taking part in the movie "American Horror Story: Roanoke". She became the star of the Sundance Film Festival after her role in "Patti Cake$" movie. Macdonald thrilled the fans after that as she continues to shine and amaze in the world of Hollywood.