Posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Angie Han
Considering how many different cinematic iterations we’ve seen of Batman and Superman over the years — not to mention how many different superhero movies we’ve seen lately, period — it’s kind of mind-boggling that it’s taken this long for Wonder Woman to get her own movie. It’s not for lack of trying, exactly, but for whatever reason, every attempt to bring her to the big screen has fallen apart. Until now.
Gal Gadot made her debut as the Amazonian warrior in this spring’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and damn near stole the show right out from under the two guys whose names are actually in the title. Next year she’ll get the spotlight all to herself in Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins. Warner Bros. wowed Hall H with a special Comic-Con trailer this summer, and now they’re hoping to get the buzz going again with the first proper Wonder Woman trailer. Watch it below.
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One of the most common criticisms of the DC expanded universe so far (from fans and critics alike) has been the consistently, overtly dark tone of the movies. Both Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice just seem dour for the sake of being dour, and while Suicide Squad had a little more fun with the comic book world, many are hoping future movies will lighten up a bit. The tone of Justice League certainly indicates a change in tone, at least if the sizzle reel from Comic-Con is any indicator, but it sounds like Wonder Woman will be the one that really stands out.
Diane Nelson, President of DC Entertainment and President of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, producer Deborah Snyder and director Patty Jenkins recently opened up a bit about what to expect from Wonder Woman, specifically with regards to how it will be different from the previous DC movies, especially with regards to a lighter tone.
Find out what the filmmaker had to say about the Wonder Woman tone after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2016 by Angie Han
A pattern is emerging from Warner Bros.’ DC universe movies, and it’s not an encouraging one. First Man of Steel got the franchise off to a shaky start, drawing mixed reviews and polarizing fans. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was supposed to get the series back on track, but instead just seemed to derail it further. So pressure fell on Suicide Squad to turn things around… only for Suicide Squad to prove just as divisive as its predecessors.
Which means all eyes are now on next year’s Wonder Woman to save the day. After all, the character was one of the highlights of Batman v Superman, and the first Wonder Woman trailer absolutely killed at Comic-Con. If anyone can make things right, it might be Gal Gadot‘s Diana Prince. Or so we thought. But according to an anonymous insider, Wonder Woman is “a mess” as well. Naturally, director Patty Jenkins disagrees. Read More »
This past weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures unleashed a barrage of footage upon Comic-Con with their presentation in Hall H. Thankfully for fans at home, every single piece of footage they showed at the convention ended up online, from the Justice League sizzle reel to The LEGO Batman Movie trailer. But honestly, the best thing to come out of the panel was the first trailer for Wonder Woman. You’ve probably watched it plenty of times by now, but we wanted to do a little breakdown of the footage we see in the tease for the first solo adventure of the DC Comics superhero.
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During Warner Bros. Pictures big panel at Comic-Con 2016, they rolled out some major teases for the continued expansion of the DC Comics cinematic universe. After debuting in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, we finally have Wonder Woman all on her own in the first ever solo big screen adventure for the iconic DC hero. The crowd went wild for Gal Gadot here in San Diego, and now you can get taste that sweet hype as well with the first Wonder Woman trailer after the jump. Read More »
The Warner Bros. Pictures panel at Comic-Con isn’t happening until Saturday morning into the afternoon, but that doesn’t mean the studio still doesn’t have some reveals they can dish out beforehand. Today the studio unveiled the first official teaser poster for Wonder Woman, the superhero’s first solo big screen adventure following her debut in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earlier this year. Even though we don’t see much of Gal Gadot‘s face in the poster, it does shine a light on her costume and weapon of choice.
Check out the first Wonder Woman movie poster after the jump. Read More »
Next week brings the annual madness of Comic-Con in San Diego, and with it comes a sneak peeks of what’s to come from our favorite TV shows and upcoming blockbusters. As usual, Warner Bros. Pictures has their own panel and they’re bringing plenty of good stuff with them for Suicide Squad, The LEGO Batman Movie, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Kong: Skull Island and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. But perhaps the most exciting tease we’ll get will be for Wonder Woman.
We’re expecting some brand new footage from Wonder Woman to be revealed in Hall H at Comic-Con, maybe even the first official trailer that everyone will get to see regardless of whether or not they’re at the convention. In the meantime, some new Wonder Woman photos have arrived online featuring Gal Gadot ready for battle. Plus, we get another glimpse at Chris Pine in the movie as well. Read More »
During last night’s TV special DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League on The CW, in addition to the new trailer for Suicide Squad, the first footage from Wonder Woman was unveiled. We didn’t know if there would simply be behind the scenes footage or actual shots from the film, and thankfully it ended up being the latter.
Gal Gadot can be seen in the first Wonder Woman footage kicking some serious ass with some slow motion shots that would make Zack Snyder proud. Plus we get to see her riding around on a horse and putting on her disguise as Diana Prince back in World War I. Read More »
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Anticipating a lot of hype after tonight’s TV special, DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League, on The CW tonight, the marketing team over at Warner Bros. Pictures has brought the social media channels for the upcoming Wonder Woman movie to life. And with the new Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts comes an official new logo for the superheroine played by Gal Gadot.
It’s not a big departure from the Wonder Woman logo we all know, though it does feel a little more industrial with the texture of the iconic double “W” looking a bit worn. Speaking of which, you can actually already grab some gear featuring the new Wonder Woman logo so you can be the coolest DC Comics fan on the block. Check out the new Wonder Woman logo and official gear below! Read More »
We’ve gotten plenty of glimpses of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, even if we haven’t seen her on the set of the heroine’s first solo film in the DC cinematic universe just yet. She’ll be popping up in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice next spring, so we already know what this big screen version of Wonder Woman is bringing to the table. But what we haven’t seen is her co-star Chris Pine, until now.
A new photo from behind the scenes of Wonder Woman has revealed Pine in his World War I wardrobe as Steve Trevor. But it’s the source of this photo that also reveals a new cast member that we hadn’t heard about yet. Read More »