Calling all superhero fans! These are the 5 Wonder Woman movie trivia tidbits you really want to know before you head to theaters to see it! The latest DC Comics hero to get the big screen treatment, Wonder Woman is set to release everywhere on June 2, 2017. We couldn’t be more excited! Wonder Woman isn’t just another superhero movie, it’s an inspiration! Check out some of our favorite trivia about the movie and its cast members.
Wonder Woman Movie Trivia
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Wonder Woman is the 4th movie in the DC Extended Universe film series, out of a series of 9 movies. The 1st three movies were: 2013- Man of Steel, 2016- Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and 2016- Suicide Squad. The other 5 movies in the series, after Wonder Woman, include: 2017- Justice League, 2018- Aquaman, 2019- Shazam, 2020- Cyborg and 2020- Green Lantern Corps. Check out the trailer, then read on for my favorite trivia!
1. Wonder Woman will be the 3rd comic book movie for Danny Huston, who plays the role of General Erich Ludendorff. Huston also played the role of Marlow in the 2007 movie, 30 Days of Night and the role of Colonel William Stryker in the 2009 movie, X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
2. Patty Jenkins is the director of Wonder Woman, who also directed the 2003 movie Monster and the 2011 television movie Five. In addition, Jenkins has directed several TV series episodes including season 2, episode 2 of Arrested Development and season 3, episodes 5 and 8 of Entourage.
3. Before Gal Gadot was cast in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Cobie Smulders was considered for the role. Smulders ultimately ended up voicing the role of Wonder Woman in the 2014 movie, The Lego Movie.
4. Prior to Chris Pine being cast in the role of Steve Trevor, Liam Hemsworth and Alexander Skarsgard were considered for the role. Interesting note: Liam’s brother, Chris and Alexander’s father, Stellan, played roles in Marvel Comics Thor movies. Chris played the role of Thor, while Stellan played the role of Dr. Erik Selvig.
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5. Lynda Carter was supposed to have a cameo appearance in the movie, but because of scheduling conflicts, the cameo was never filmed. Carter played the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in the popular television series, from 1975 to 1979. Currently, Carter is touring on the road with her one-woman cabaret show, Lynda Carter: The Other Side of Trouble.
I am really looking forward to seeing Wonder Woman! I love origin stories, they really give you a change to bond with superheroes and understand what drives them.
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