‘Wonder Woman’ Begins Filming, First Photo Revealed! [Trending]
Warner Bros. put out a press release this morning confirming that the new Wonder Woman movie has begun filming and announcing many new cast members, while star Gal Gadot took to Twitter to unveil the first official photo from the film, featuring Gadot cloaked in a dark hood with London’s Big Ben clock tower looming in the background.
Gadot will debut as the iconic DC Comics heroine in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opening on March 25, 2016, with Wonder Woman set to take over theaters on June 23, 2017, followed by Justice League Part 1 on November 17, 2017.
You can see the first official photo from Wonder Woman below, and then scroll down to read the full press release, and be sure to give us your thoughts in the comments!
Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Wonder Woman feature film, the highly-anticipated action adventure from director Patty Jenkins (Monster, AMC’s “The Killing”), starring Gal Gadot (the “Fast & Furious” movies) in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The character will make her big screen debut this spring in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, but the new film will mark her first time headlining a feature.
The film also stars Chris Pine (the “Star Trek” films) as Captain Steve Trevor, Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Netflix’s “House of Cards”), Danny Huston (Clash of the Titans, X-Men Origins: Wolverine), David Thewlis (the “Harry Potter” films, The Theory of Everything), Ewen Bremner (Exodus: Gods and Kings, Snowpiercer), Saïd Taghmaoui (American Hustle), Elena Anaya (The Skin I Live In) and Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead).
The film is being produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers.
Joining Jenkins behind the camera are director of photography Matthew Jensen (Chronicle,Fantastic Four, HBO’s “Game of Thrones”), Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (Amélie, A Very Long Engagement, Pan), Oscar-winning editor Martin Walsh (Chicago, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, V for Vendetta), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (The Dark Knight trilogy, Topsy-Turvy).
Principal photography will take place on location in the UK, France and Italy.
Set to open in 2017, the Wonder Woman movie is based on characters created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
Almost 75 years in the making… #WonderWoman is underway. pic.twitter.com/jCa0qRzuW8
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) November 21, 2015