With only a couple of months to go until the release of Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, fans are eager to finally see Wonder Woman in action. Even though she’s one of the most iconic female characters of all time, she has never actually appeared on the big screen, which makes everyone all the more excited to finally see her standing next to the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. In the March issue of Empire, director Zack Snyder revealed why he chose to include the character in the movie. Here’s what he had to say:
Wonder Woman will be portrayed by Gal Gadot in the cinematic event, ahead of starring in her very own standalone movie, which is slated to hit theaters on June 23, 2017. Judging by everything we’ve seen so far from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, she looks great in the role and we still haven’t heard a single word from her. Inside the magazine, the director reveals that she’s over 5,000 years old when we first meet her in the movie. Empire also had a chance to speak with Gadot, who says that her character had been inactive for quite some time before deciding to take matters into her own hands:
As you might already know, the Wonder Woman standalone movie — which is currently shooting in England — will take place during the events of World War I. Speaking to the magazine, producer Deborah Snyder confirmed that the movie will in fact be an origin story, something which was heavily hinted by Geoff Johns and Gal Gadot during the recent Dawn of the Justice League special. Here’s what she had to say:
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Source: Empire (via CBM)