‘Wonder Woman’: First Footage Revealed on DC Films Special

In addition to premiering the new “Suicide Squad” trailer, Warner Bros. unveiled the first footage from “Wonder Woman” during Tuesday’s “Dawn of the Justice League” special on The CW.

Starring Gal Gadot, the DC origin film tells the story of Amazon princess Diana and how she became the legendary superhero.

Chris Pine, Danny Huston and Robin Wright co-star in the pic, which is currently filming overseas.

“We are going to see her coming of age, the entire history, what’s her mission,” Gadot says in the new footage, which also featured the voice over of Pine.

“Telling a story of this now is pivotal and important, the story of a very powerful woman,” he says.

Charles Roven, Zack Snyder — director of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” which features Wonder Woman — Deborah Snyder and Richard Suckle are producing the DC Comics tentpole. The executive producers are Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven.

Directed by Patty Jenkins, “Wonder Woman” soars into theaters June 23, 2017.

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  1. mustang says:

    geez……. thr first trailer waz released nd dere z a bunch of negative comments already…….why so hateful……….well it not lyk it gonna change my mind about watching it

  2. Zathura says:

    Really looking forward to seeing this, Gal looks amazing and though I do wish they had gone with her original origin story I’m keeping an open mind. Also someone needs to tell that dude that consistently referring to the world as “mans world” where man is assumed to be default for human is a bad idea.

  3. Stevedore says:

    Everything I’ve seen so far reads Xena, not WW. All of it. The constant sword-in-hand, shield, armstraps, bodice colour, riding on horseback (and I’m aware she has ridden in the comic, it’s just telling they choose to highlight this in the footage since its not a trademark of hers). Hardly a single shot of hand-to-hand (which she is known for) without that sword. Not really a single shot demonstrating that she herself has any godlike superhuman stength or other abilities. So– Xena. Not to mention they are using that deplorable New 52 origin, making her the daughter of Zeus, which negates the whole point of Wonder Woman. Now she’s basically the ‘female-Hercules-warrior-princess’. Oh, yeah, just as Xena was in the 90s. They should’ve used the excellent and authentic Renae De Liz origin. It’s a bit disappointing only because they had 40 years to get this right. Ehh, something’s better than nothing, right? Well, at least that’s what they’re counting on.

    • Rex says:

      Boy, you can make all those sweeping pronouncements based on A FEW CLIPS, from a movie that’s set mostly during World War ONE, when some people still rode on horseback! Let me get on the blower to Warner Bros. and tell them to scrap the whole thing.

  4. Not impressed at all. Were is the light in this movie, so dark and gloomy. And sorry, she still do not have the looks of WW.

  5. Sam Hunt says:

    Dead pool is just a rehash of the Original Marvel character Foolkiller
    !!! I really Think they stole the marvel idea and should be sued !!!

  6. Keef Waketta says:

    She’s a fine woman! Nice long legs! Gal Gadot is fine! Now when can we hire Grace Jones as leader of the Amazons? GRACE JONES NEEDS A PART IN THE DC MOVIES! SHE’S A REAL SUPERHERO! NOT A FAKE COMIC-BOOK SHEHERO! GIVE PHOENIX JONES A ROLE TOO! HE’S A REAL SUPERHERO AND PPL REIGN!

  7. Joe says:

    The actress is a so so actor. No amount of costume or choreographed fight scenes can change.

  8. Isaac says:

    Not a bad looking broad. I’ll watch

  9. John Miller says:

    And, of course, it’s yet another movie with all the color drained out of it! If I am putting down $13 to see a movie, I want to see it in actual color.

  10. O. Paulie says:

    Reality check: These movies are so bad DC/Warner Bros needed a SAFE SPACE to release them, like a politician playing to the most extreme wing of his base. A Time-Warner owned network in a block of their own shows, surrounded by Kevin Smith and all the fawning fanboys to tell them they don’t suck. It was funny for a while, now it’s embarrassing. Don’t validate this nonsense, Variety. Help them see that for the good of the studio, the stockholders and even the fans who are too deluded to see what’s happening, the DC Cinematic Universe needs to be put out of its misery.

  11. Martha says:

    This movie looks horrible, stunningly bad.
    Gal Gadot looks even worse than I thought she would, she does look like an warrior princess.
    And the fight choreography is awful and poorly made.

  12. GJ says:

    Woww haters gonna hate!!! I remember going to see Fast & Furious with a bunch of friends & mutual acquaintances. But the two heavier girls with us were just after Gal Gadot the second she came on screen — calling her “anorexic” and “gross” and all kinds of ridiculously untrue things!!! I’d never seen girls become so snarky & jealous like that in my life! Fact of the matter is that Gadot is stunning. And she comes off beyond sweet & down to earth in her interviews. And, most importantly, she’s a fantastic actress. Because this trailer was amazing. And I definitely can’t wait to see this! :D

  13. Mike says:

    They have basically turned Xena: Warrior Princess into a film and renamed it Wonder Woman

  14. theqhblend says:

    What I find funny is that probably not a single detractor has read a Wonder Woman comic book. Specifically from the amazing second volume run that contained both George Perez and Phil Jimenez’s run, they wrote and penciled Wonder Woman at her best. In my opinion, the team behind the film has an understanding of the book’s core and Gal Gadot is the perfect choice in both look and, from what I can see, graceful execution.

    I own that entire said second run and know this film will do well if given a chance.

    I hope people will let these DC films breathe and find their way as they seem to be striking the perfect blend of escapism and realism in their trailers.

  15. Isn’t she a zionist? I wonder how she got a role like that?

    • Belle-k-a says:

      She’s an actress. How many actors and actresses — and other celebrities — are required to state their political preferences before they get a job? Coco Chanel was a Nazi collaborator and people still idolize her. Wagner was a racist, and people still love his music. See the movie or not, but it’s her right to appear in any movie she’s hired for, and the producers have the right to hire whomever they want. BTW, she’s an Israeli. That doesn’t mean you know anything about her political preferences.

  16. Sarah J says:

    This looks like rubbish and has absolutely no intrigue. Looks like another snoozefest. Zzzz.

  17. 11DannyScott says:

    Okay, we do know that the Amazons were works of FICTION. That is they DID NOT EXIST. They were NOT REAL. Indeed, it only takes a little research to see that the entire IDEA of WOMEN WARRIORS (be they called Shield Maidens, or Amazons) are based one Myths and and legends of FAILURES. The first so-called Women Warrior was Hatshepsut–a woman so desperate for power that she tried to steal it from her son. Later she died ‘mysteriously’ (could it be he had her killed?) but guess what? She never won a battle. Next was Boudica–a British (before they were British) warrior woman–who is recorded as having attempted to fight the Romans, and guess what–yep, she lost and died a loser. Finally, there was St. Joan of Arc–who did nothing more than ‘Rally the troops (men) to one victory, before she was captured by the British, and burned at the stake. Yes, she too was a failure. But from these failed attempts we get Wonder Woman and other ‘Women Warriors’. Seems like all they will be able to teach us as role models is how to lose. Just like all Democrats. Ever notice that? The Democrats–led by the macho lesbians in the National Organization of Women–only know how to lose at war. They never win. It always takes a Republican, and yes, a Man.

    • gkn says:

      Wow. I haven’t such a misogynist outburst in awhile, but the “history” you think you know is highly iffy. There are so many references to the Amazons from ancient historians, not just myth-makers, that their existence is just as probable as anything else from the times of oral histories, before writing existed. Much poo-pooed as a legend by some men, who can’t wrap their minds around the possibility, archaeology is currently far less certain, since about 25% of the warrior burials they’ve unearthed from that era are women. Boadicea may have ultimately lost to the Romans invaders, but she nonetheless slew some 20,000 of them while her husband hid in terror. As for Joan of Arc, she did not merely just “rally”. Though the narrations conflict as to whether she slew anyone in battle (trying as they do, to make a saint of her), she definitely came up with strategies that turned the tide of the Hundred Years War, and which quite surprised the more experienced captains she fought with. And you spit on all the women in combat worldwide today? I think you need a shrink for those last lines, especially.

    • shiskebob says:

      Found the redpiller.

    • yesiamfemale says:

      Do we know that the amazons were works of fiction? The term has been used to describe ‘warrior women’ in general and might not be a specific people but there is a lot of archaeological evidence to suggest that women did play an active role in warfare (look up the Scythians and Sarmatians). Hapshetsut reigned for over 20 years. I agree that Boudica failed in her attempt to overthrow the Roman Empire, but so did Spartacus, would you say he ‘died a loser’? For a more successful story why don’t you read about Mavia, the Syrian queen. What about Elizabeth I? The women’s march on Versailles? Or Queen Victoria? Under her Britain became one of the most powerful countries in the world. Or Thatcher, the worshiped idol of the the Right-wing in the UK. Also following your logic, If the majority of wars are fought by men then surely the majority of wars are lost by men too.

      tl;dr: You’re wrong

  18. Karla Huff says:

    wow. been waiting for a sneak peek. so disappointed. is the whole movie gonna be dark and dreary like this clip? bummer…

  19. Seth G says:

    Flop written all over it, sorry.

  20. Bonnie says:

    Eww!! Nothing exciting, and I was hoping. Disappointed, crap

  21. LH says:

    Zzzz & Wonderwoman is now a stick, not strong and powerful looking like she should be. Lame.

  22. Gage says:

    Not impressed…

  23. Love you wonderwoman xoxoxoxox

  24. just sayin' says:

    Jenkins rules

  25. reginaalexander says:

    Sorry but it looks really boring!!

    • Jonathan Dies says:

      It is absolutely ridiculous for all these negative comments. Same said about Suicide Squad and he new trailer kills anything Marvel has put out since the first Avengers. I’m a fan of both and instead of saying a film looks poor and doesn’t have a certain quality…why don’t you wait to see the film. Marvel vs. DC is so stupid. These companies are going for different approaches (as they do in the comics) and they both work. I think Marvel should be worried because these characters are far more iconic than ANY Marvel character. Just don’t hate. Enjoy what you enjoy and stop trolling for negativity. If you don’t want to see a film, then don’t go or comment…especially if the film hasn’t even been released. Batman v Superman will blow the first Avengers out of the water and if you think differently then you don’t understand the exact impact these characters have had on the comic based world. And as mentioned above…why don’t you take the time to investigate and understand the origins of a hero before you comment on things you don’t understand. Don’t base your decision on emotion or this stupid “fight” between these two groups. Why can’t you enjoy they are making quality super-hero films and enjoy great entertainment. And finally…if you’ve watched any of the recent Justice League animated films…Wonder Woman doesn’t look like Xena or a bulky beastly woman. It’s not about her size…it’s about the power given to her via the powers of the gods!

  26. John Miller says:

    The desaturated color grading is just laziness by the director and cinematographer. They know they don’t have the skills to use production design and art direction to create period atmosphere, so they just tell the guy at Deluxe to gray it up.

  27. Jonathan Dies says:

    Why would DC stop making things look like the Dark Knight when every Marvel film has the same feel as well. Contradictory statements based on a preference. Again, most period pieces…and that’s what this film is, aren’t really the most colorful. How many films in recent history based in the WW1 or WW2 era have been particularly vibrant? It’s meant to evoke a certain feeling and mood. Geez….people’s lack of understanding about film making and a directors vision is very disturbing.

  28. cylon6 says:

    The look of it does seem more Xena inspired than Wonder Woman of the past inspired. And why does it look so grey with costumes and colour grading? Nothing wrong with a bit of colour and light in superhero movies. DC stop making your superhero movies look like The Dark Knight.

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