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Patty Jenkins Didn't Cut A Single Scene From 'Wonder Woman'


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Though three DC Extended Universe flicks - 'Man of Steel', 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' and 'Suicide Squad' have failed to ignite the passions of critics across the globe - it could be fourth time lucky for the company with the upcoming release of 'Wonder Woman', featuring Gal Gadot in the titular role and Patty Jenkins as director.

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine lead the charge in new DCEU flick, 'Wonder Woman'Gal Gadot and Chris Pine lead the charge in new DCEU flick, 'Wonder Woman'

Hitting cinemas at the end of next week, Jenkins has now teased a little more of what we should expect. In the past, major cuts have been made to DCEU films that have, for many, hampered the final product. Jenkins says that this won't be the case for 'Wonder Woman'.

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Patty Jenkins Happy She Left 'Thor 2'


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Patty Jenkins may be the director of upcoming DC Extended Universe release 'Wonder Woman', but what many people don't know is that she was working alongside Marvel Studios back in 2011, originally set to direct the 'Thor' sequel, 'Thor: The Dark World', otherwise known as 'Thor 2'. 

Patty Jenkins is being praised for her work on 'Wonder Woman'Patty Jenkins is being praised for her work on 'Wonder Woman'

In the same year, she and the company parted way citing "creative differences", before Alan Taylor ('Game of Thrones') jumped on board to work on what the world knows today as the second standalone 'Thor' film. So is leaving those proceedings something Jenkins now regrets? Not a chance.

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Wonder Woman Trailer


Diana Prince is one of the Amazon warriors of Themyscira, a tribe of women with extraordinary power. There is no-one quite as extraordinary, however, as Diana herself. After being shown the noble Sword of Athena as a young girl, our heroine becomes determined to be the one who wields it, training in all areas of combat. When her incredible powers start to shine through, her mother Hippolyta does not want to tell her the truth about her creation. As oblivious as she is to the secrets of her birthright, she becomes determined to save the world after rescuing a marooned military pilot named Steve Trevor. When he informs her of the danger that her kind faces, she insists on going with him to win the war and save the world. Of course, London is hardly the place she wants to be, but she finds new friendships in Steve and his quirky secretary Etta Candy.

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'Wonder Woman' Director Patty Jenkins Responds To Claims The Movie Is A "Mess"


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Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has hit back a claims the upcoming film is a “mess”. In an anonymous letter to Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara published by Pajiba on Friday, a former employee described the movie as ‘another mess’ for the studio, while also hitting out at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder.

Gal Gadot as Wonder WomanGal Gadot as Wonder Woman

“What are you even doing? I wish to God you were forced to live out of a car until you made a #1 movie of the year. Maybe Wonder Woman wouldn't be such a mess,” the anonymous letter read.

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Diana is a princess and one of the best fighters on the island she was raised on. Her homeland was very different to what we know, it's a beautiful paradise inhabited only by women and Diana herself was brought to like by the mighty god Zeus. When a body washes up on the shore of the island, Diana cannot believe what she sees, a man has somehow found his way to their land and is in need of help.

Nursing the his back to help, the two bond and Diana learns that the man, an American pilot by the name of Steve Trevor was flying a plane when he crashed and found himself at her mercy. Steve regales many tail about the outside world and tells Diana of a catastrophic world war that's currently happening.

Moved by the pilot's stories, much to the dismay of the queen, Diana decides to leave her homeland and help fight with the Allies. The new outer world is a completely different place for Diana and she soon sees that life is very different for women outside of her normal environment. Demonstrating her fierce fighting method and lasso and sword skills, the superhero learns that her abilities are needed to protect the humans and must only be used for the greater good.

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Gal Gadot Reveals Why 'Wonder Woman' Needed A Female Director


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Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has dished on why she thinks it was important that a female director oversaw the heroine’s big screen debut. While more female directors are always needed in Hollywood, Gadot believes a woman behind the camera was particularly necessary for this film.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman Gal Gadot has said it was important that Wonder Woman had a female director.

When asked how important was it for her that a woman direct the movie by Entertainment Weekly, Gadot said: “I think it’s important. It’s a story about a girl becoming a woman. I think only a woman, who has been a girl, can be able to tell the story in the right way.”

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Patty Jenkins - 'Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice'- European Premiere held at the Odeon - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 22nd March 2016

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Chris Pine Joins 'Wonder Woman' Cast As Love Interest Steve Trevor


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Star Trek actor Chris Pine has signed on to star opposite Gal Gadot in Warner Bros. upcoming Wonder Woman movie The Wrap has reported. Pine is set to join the DC Movie Universe playing Steve Trevor, the love interest of Gadot's heroine.

Chris PineChris Pine will star opposite Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman.

According to The Wrap, the actor has signed a multi-picture deal with the studio, which includes sequel options. Pine’s character is described as being ‘no mere love interest’ for Wonder Woman aka Diana Prince and although plot details remain under wraps there’s said to be plenty of action to keep Mr Trevor busy.

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Patty Jenkins To Direct 'Wonder Woman' After Michelle MacLaren's Exit


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Warner Bros has hired Patty Jenkins to take the reins of the forthcoming Wonder Woman movie after Michelle MacLaren announced her departure earlier this week. Jenkins is best known for directing Charlize Theron's Oscar winning performance in Monster, though has been tapped by Marvel in recent years, too.

Patty JenkinsPatty Jenkins was the original director of Thor 2: The Dark World before dropping out over creative differences

She was thought to be the first choice to direct 2013's Thor 2: The Dark World and actually signed on before dropping out over creative differences. Alan Taylor eventually directed Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston in the superhero sequel.

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Patty Jenkins - Target Presents AFI Night At The Movies held at ArcLight Hollywood - Arrivals - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Wednesday 24th April 2013

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Patty Jenkins Monday 26th September 2011 Lifetime's Screening of five at Skylight Studios New York City, USA

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Monster (2003) Review


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Thank God that Monster, the fictionalized story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, wasn't made back in the 1990s, when filmmakers just couldn't fetishize mass murder enough. Wuornos's story would have been "loosely adapted" so that they could have cast someone attractive in the role, there would have been a slick grunge soundtrack and plenty of hipster humor amidst the bloodletting. That's not to say that movies haven't stopped their love affair with the serial killer, but Monster shows that it is possible to make a gripping, yet still dispassionate and non-exploitative film on the subject.

Wuornos is famous not just for the fact that she killed seven men in Florida in 1989 and 1990, but for being pretty much the only female serial killer of note in recent American history. A troubled girl who had been on her own since she was 13 and had survived by prostitution, Wuornos claimed, up until her execution in 2002, that she had acted in self-defense each time. Writer/director Patty Jenkins's script manages to show how self-serving and untrue this story ultimately became while at the same time acknowledging how Wuornos's past and profession led to her killing spree. There's a wonderful moment in a dingy biker bar where a self-pitying Wuornos is consoled by her friend Thomas (Bruce Dern), a Vietnam veteran; they take turns volleying variations on "What choice did I have?" back and forth in an attempt to escape culpability for any of their actions.

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Monster Review


Good
Thank God that Monster, the fictionalized story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, wasn't made back in the 1990s, when filmmakers just couldn't fetishize mass murder enough. Wuornos's story would have been "loosely adapted" so that they could have cast someone attractive in the role, there would have been a slick grunge soundtrack and plenty of hipster humor amidst the bloodletting. That's not to say that movies haven't stopped their love affair with the serial killer, but Monster shows that it is possible to make a gripping, yet still dispassionate and non-exploitative film on the subject.

Wuornos is famous not just for the fact that she killed seven men in Florida in 1989 and 1990, but for being pretty much the only female serial killer of note in recent American history. A troubled girl who had been on her own since she was 13 and had survived by prostitution, Wuornos claimed, up until her execution in 2002, that she had acted in self-defense each time. Writer/director Patty Jenkins's script manages to show how self-serving and untrue this story ultimately became while at the same time acknowledging how Wuornos's past and profession led to her killing spree. There's a wonderful moment in a dingy biker bar where a self-pitying Wuornos is consoled by her friend Thomas (Bruce Dern), a Vietnam veteran; they take turns volleying variations on "What choice did I have?" back and forth in an attempt to escape culpability for any of their actions.

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Wonder Woman Trailer

Wonder Woman Trailer

Diana Prince is one of the Amazon warriors of Themyscira, a tribe of women with...

Wonder Woman Trailer

Wonder Woman Trailer

Diana Prince is a goddess and princess of the Amazons. She lives her life surrounded...

Wonder Woman Trailer

Wonder Woman Trailer

Diana is a princess and one of the best fighters on the island she was...

Monster (2003) Movie Review

Monster (2003) Movie Review

Thank God that Monster, the fictionalized story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, wasn't made back...

Monster Movie Review

Monster Movie Review

Thank God that Monster, the fictionalized story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, wasn't made back...

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