Certain persons important to the DC Extended Universe recently followed action movie icon Arnold Schwarzenegger on Twitter, leading to some speculation about whether this could indicate his involvement in the superhero universe.
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins and co-writer Geoff Johns both followed Schwarzenegger on Twitter. Could this mean that Schwarzenegger is up for a part in Wonder Woman?
It’s impossible to say anything for sure. That Jenkins and Johns both followed Schwarzenegger could be pure coincidence, or it could be the result of meeting him at an unrelated event or any number of other things. Jenkins also followed Harry Potter author JK Rowling and Agents of SHIELD actor J. August Richards, but neither are likely to make an appearance in Wonder Woman.
However, there is some precedence. After all, fans were able to deduce that Joe Manganiello had been cast as Deathstroke by noticing how many DC Films executives had followed him on Twitter, and a similar game of Twitter detective has led to Speculation that John Cleese will also be joining the DC Extended Universe.
What makes things tricky here is that Wonder Woman has already wrapped filming. With that in mind, how can Schwarzenegger suddenly be involved? There are a couple of possibilities. The main villain of the Wonder Woman movie is Ares, God of War. Perhaps Warner Bros. is going the CGI route for bringing the god to life and Schwarzenegger will provide the voice. Or maybe Schwarzenegger is playing a small role added in reshoots, such as Zeus, or has a post-credits scene role that will lead into a sequel.
Patty Jenkins and Geoff Johns both followed Arnold .— Batman (@Batmancanseeyou) February 12, 2017
Again, this is pure speculation, but interesting speculation nonetheless. Giving Schwarzenegger role in the Wonder Woman movie or another DC Films movie would at least provide him with an opportunity to redeem himself after playing Mr. Freeze in Batman & Robin.
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Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner and Saïd Taghmaoui. Patty Jenkins directs the film from a screenplay by Allan Heinberg and Geoff Johns, story by Zack Snyder and Allan Heinberg, based on characters from DC Entertainment. Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston.
The film is produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder and Richard Suckle, with Rebecca Roven, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, an Atlas Entertainment/Cruel and Unusual production, Wonder Woman.
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