Zack Snyder discussed the original plans for when Wonder Woman would take place when introducing the Amazonian in Batman v Superman.
Although fans and critics are divided on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, one thing that many agree on is that Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is a welcome addition to the DC Extended Universe following her introduction in the film. The fight with Doomsday showed off what we could expect from the Wonder Woman solo film, while Hans Zimmer’s score for Diana Prince was equally crowd-pleasing. But it seems like Zack Snyder originally thought the solo film would take place in a completely different conflict than World War One.
During his recent Batman v Superman live stream, Zack Snyder explained that he thought Wonder Woman should’ve taken place in the Crimean war, since it was the first time photography was used to document warfare. Fans will remember the photo from the war that Diana was looking for revealed that she’d fought alongside Steve Trevor and his team from decades ago. Zack Snyder also revealed that they considered using the American Civil War as an option for setting the photograph.
“Before we shot scene for the movie, we shot a placeholder. We had shot it previously from the Crimean war because it was the first conflict where photography was used. We talked about using the Civil War.”
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Here is the official synopsis for Batman v Superman:
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Directed Zack Snyder, the DC film stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, and Holly Hunter.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD.