Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name, produced by DC Films in association with RatPac Entertainment and Chinese company Tencent Pictures, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the fourth installment of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Directed by Patty Jenkins, from a script by Allan Heinberg and a story by Heinberg, Zack Snyder, and Jason Fuchs, Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot in the title role, alongside Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis. , Connie Nielsen, and Elena Anaya.
It is the second live-action theatrical film with Wonder Woman after her debut in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In Wonder Woman, Amazon Princess Diana sets out to stop World War I, believing that the conflict was started by the old enemy of the Amazons, Ares, after American pilot and spy Steve Trevor landed on his island Themyscira and informed him about it. .
Development of a live-action Wonder Woman film began in 1996, with Ivan Reitman to produce and possibly direct. The project failed in development hell for many years; Jon Cohen, Todd Alcott, and Joss Whedon, among others, were also involved in the project at various points. Warner Bros.
Announced the film in 2010 and Jenkins signed on to direct in 2015. Inspiration for Wonder Woman was drawn from the 1940s stories of Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston and the George Perez stories of the decade.
1980’s about Wonder Woman, as well as the New 52 character incarnation. Principal photography began on November 21, 2015, and filming took place in the UK, France, and Italy before wrapping up on May 6, 2016, the 123rd anniversary of Marston’s birth. Additional filming took place in November 2016.
Wonder Woman had its world premiere in Shanghai on May 15, 2017 and was released in the United States on June 2, 2017, in 4DX, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film received largely positive reviews, with praise for its direction, acting, visuals, action sequences, and musical score.
It grossed more than $ 821 million worldwide, making it the 10th highest grossing film of 2017, and it was the highest grossing film by a solo director until it was overtaken by Hi, Mom. The American Film Institute selected it as one of the top ten films of 2017 and it won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 2018.
A sequel, Wonder Woman 1984, was released in December 2020, with Jenkins returning as director. and Gadot, Pine, Wright and Nielsen reprising their roles. A third movie is in development with Jenkins and Gadot set to return.