Wonder Woman isn't just for the young; it's for the young at heart!
While many box office analysts are combing through social media to see whether or not key demographics are conversing about the film, indicating interest in seeing it or not, they also need to remember that Wonder Woman has been around for three quarters of a century and anyone that was picking up her comic book from the start -- that is still breathing -- has just as much interest.
A couple months ago, New York Times' Rachel Weingarten wrote a story about how she went to a local movie theater and overhead a group of elderly women -- going to see Fences -- talking about the upcoming Wonder Woman movie. It began with one of them saying, “I hope I live until summer.” When one of them asked if her comment was regarding her granddaughter's wedding, the first woman replied, "“No! Because I want to see the Wonder Woman movie.”
After eading the story, Jenkins was moved to tears. “It brought tears to my eyes,” she told EW. “Because I love Wonder Woman, and I have grown up seeing who else loves Wonder Woman, I know there is this huge swath of women — and men — who love Wonder Woman in this old-school way.”
Now, head on down to our gallery below to check out eight new images (via EW) from the film.
The images themselves feature Diana and Steve on horseback, Wonder Woman wielding her Lasso of Truth, Amazons using the lasso on Steve to get him to open up about what new horrors mankind is up to, a look at Danny Houston as General Erich Ludendorff, Jenkins chatting with her two stars as they prepare to shoot the alley scene, Wonder Woman deflecting an attack with her shield, Amazons riding into battle, and Gal Gadot on the cover of the latest issue of EW.
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 man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.
Joining Gadot in the international cast are Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner and Saïd Taghmaoui. Patty Jenkins directs the film from a screenplay by Allan Heinberg and Geoff Johns, story by Zack Snyder and Allan Heinberg, based on characters from DC Entertainment. Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston.
The film is produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder and Richard Suckle, with Rebecca Roven, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, an Atlas Entertainment/Cruel and Unusual production, Wonder Woman.
The film will be released on June 2, 2017.