It’s almost time for the brightest star in the DC Cinematic Universe to outshine her grimy caped compatriots. With
Jenkins said in an interview with The Toronto Sun that she is excited to bring Diane Prince to life for new generations to enjoy,
“[This] Wonder Woman [film] is so much about her becoming the person she is…. I always thought the origin story would be the great way to go. I love origin superhero stories and I love the simplicity you can have with that journey. Also, there was the fact that no one had done her story and the fact that I love her. So it was a treasure trove of potential.”
The first clip to emerge from the film is a perfect twist on a similar scene from Richard Donner’s 1979 Superman: The Movie. Old time movie watchers will remember Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder set upon by a Metropolis ne’er-do-well in a back alley. That scene, and this one, share the halted bullet moment, but Jenkins’ film does it with real style. Take a look below,
Wonder Woman Movie Clip
Wonder Woman is set for release June 2nd 2017.
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 man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.
Patty Jenkins directs the film from a screenplay by Allan Heinberg, story by Zack Snyder & Allan Heinberg and Jason Fuchs, based on characters from DC. Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston.