Wonder Woman's Hollywood debut has been a long time coming, and at one point it had the talented Joss Whedon behind the wheel. Now you can see what exactly he had planned.
The project ended up dying on the vine, as Warner Bros. decided to go a different direction. There was already a version of the script before Whedon's time on the project ended though, and Indie Ground Films managed to get ahold of it. The script is dated August 7, 2006, and even from a quick scan, there are several elements that stand out. For one there seems to be
The initial villain of the script is related to current Wonder Woman villain Ares. Whedon's primary villain was a male Strife, the god of chaos. He makes a point to describe his complexion as bright white with bright red teeth and a carved metal skull-cap. The recent version in the books looked more like a shaved head goth girl, so it's interesting that Whedon swapped the gender. Trevor also ends up being one of the big reasons Diana gives up her powers around midway through the film, and that isn't the sort of angle the new movie seems to be taking. If you want to read the whole script, you can head here.
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.