Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad both sit at 27% on Rotten Tomatoes, and while they’ve been financial successes, that’s not exactly the start Warner Bros. wanted for their new DC Films Universe. As a result, expectations are high on Wonder Woman to deliver the goods next summer (not to mention Justice League in November).
Fans were worried yesterday then when an anonymous letter from an alleged former Warner Bros. employee claimed that Wonder Woman is shaping up to be another disappointing mess. Thankfully, director Patty Jenkins was quick to clear things up via her Twitter account.
“Woah, just saw this press about WW having problems. Are they serious? This is some made up bs right here,” she said. “Made up! Produce a source, anyone. You can’t because it’s entirely false. Don’t believe the hype people. Someone’s trying to spread some serious misinfo. Isn’t until you are intimately involved in these things that you realize how totally false these rumors can. Let me reassure you. Zero about the movie we are making has been called a mess by anyone in the know. Fact. Real lasso of truth, time, will reveal that letter to be false soon enough. But lame something so transparent in its agenda gets traction.”
It’s not like Jenkins is going to confirm that the movie really is a mess, but these comments should go at least some way in calming those worried that the DC Films Universe won’t be heading in a more positive direction as we enter 2017. The fact that Geoff