While Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman will be much different from the Lynda Carter series that came before, that doesn't mean there aren't things to learn from it.
In a recent interview with Variety, Jenkins revealed that she actually reached out to Carter before filming commenced. Carter's take on the character had a lot to do with Jenkins love of the character, and
This updated version brings the character to a whole new audience, but actress Gal Gadot knows despite their best efforts, you can't please everyone. “Having been in the world for 75 years, she comes with a lot of expectations and many preconceived ideas, mainly from the comics, but also from the TV show,” says Gadot. “I think it would be impossible to match everyone’s vision for her.”
The good news is it seems they already have a solid vision of Diana, and it couldn't have come at a better time.
You can find the synopsis below. Wonder Woman currently enjoys a 4.05 out of 5 on ComicBook.com's anticipation rankings.
Wonder Woman hits movie theaters around the world next summer when Gal Gadot returns as the title character in the epic action-adventure from director Patty Jenkins. 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
Wonder Woman is directed by Patty Jenkins and is written by Allan Heinberg, Geoff Johns, and Zack Snyder. The film stars Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman), Chris Pine (Steve Trevor), Robin Wright (General Antiope), Connie Nielsen (Queen Hippolyta), David Thewlis, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis (Etta Candy), Danny Huston, Ewen Bremmer, Doutzen Kroes, Samantha Jo (Euboea), Florence Kasumba (Senator Acantha), Said Taghmaoui, Eleanor Matsuura (Epione), Emily Carey (Young Diana), and Lisa Loven Kongsli (Menalippe).
The DCEU continues with Wonder Woman opens in theaters on June 2, 2017, followed by Justice League on November 17, 2017; Aquaman on July 27, 2018; Shazam on April 5, 2019; Justice League 2 on June 14, 2019; Cyborg on April 3, 2020; and Green Lantern Corps on July 24, 2020. The Flash, The Batman, Dark Universe and Man of Steel 2 are currently without a release dates.
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