SPOILER WARNING: Spoilers For Wonder Woman Follow
Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is equipped with several iconic and powerful weapons, from the Lasso of Truth to her bracelets to her sword and shield and the very armor she wears. It may be surprising then that the armament in Wonder Woman’s arsenal that carries the most emotional weight is the headpiece that rests on her brow, which comes from her aunt Antiope.
The story of that headpiece is told along with Princess Diana’s origin in Wonder Woman. Diana is raised by her mother, Queen Hippolyta, and trained by Antiope. That training is needed when Steve Trevor crash lands on Themiscyra with the German army following behind him during World War I.
Antiope, said by Hippolyta to be the greatest general in Amazon history, lead the Amazons in defending their home. The Amazons are successful, but not without cost. Antiope is shot in battle by a German soldier and dies on the beach.
After the battle, Queen Hippolyta refuses to allow Diana to return Steve Trevor to the world of
Later in the film, Diana puts on the headpiece just before taking a stand and stepping out into “No Man’s Land” during one fo the film’s standout scenes.
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Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, Princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.
Wonder Woman is directed by Patty Jenkins, from a screenplay by Allan Heinberg & Geoff Johns, story by Heinberg & Zack Snyder and Jason Fuchs, and stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner and David Thewlis.
Wonder Woman in now playing in theaters.
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