At one point it seemed Warner Bros. was taking a rather timid approach to marketing Wonder Woman to audiences. Now it finally seems to be hitting its stride, and Diana has even made it to the realm of Nascar.
Popular driver Danica Patrick will be wearing the red, blue, and gold colors of Wonder Woman for the next few weeks as she brings awareness to One Cure, an initiative that will help animals and humans alike in the fight against cancer. The photo surfaced on Reddit, and the suit looks phenomenal. Patrick appears quite happy to be representing the DC icon as well, and there's no doubt the hero would love the cause she's fighting for. Here's what she had to say about One Cure.
“I’ve given to all sorts of animal charities through the years, but One Cure is different,” Patrick said. “The purpose of One Cure is a game changer in finding a potential cure for cancer. Our pets are members of our families, and when they aren’t well, we want to do everything we can to help. Cancer has touched so many of us. Knowing we can use what we learn from keeping our animals healthy to potentially help save human lives is a cause I’m honored to support.”
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Wonder Woman hits movie theaters around the world next summer when Gal Gadot returns as the title character in the epic action-adventure from director Patty Jenkins. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside
Wonder Woman is directed by Patty Jenkins and is written by Allan Heinberg, Geoff Johns, and Zack Snyder. The film stars Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman), Chris Pine (Steve Trevor), Robin Wright (General Antiope), Connie Nielsen (Queen Hippolyta), David Thewlis, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis (Etta Candy), Danny Huston, Ewen Bremmer, Doutzen Kroes, Samantha Jo (Euboea), Florence Kasumba (Senator Acantha), Said Taghmaoui, Eleanor Matsuura (Epione), Emily Carey (Young Diana), and Lisa Loven Kongsli (Menalippe).
The DCEU continues with Wonder Woman opens in theaters on June 2, 2017, followed by Justice League on November 17, 2017; Aquaman on July 27, 2018; Shazam on April 5, 2019; Justice League 2 on June 14, 2019; Cyborg on April 3, 2020; and Green Lantern Corps on July 24, 2020. The Flash, The Batman, Dark Universe and Man of Steel 2 are currently without a release dates.
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