Wonder Woman Proof of Concept Film Directed By Stuntman Jesse V. Johnson


Jesse V. Johnson, who has done stunt work on movies like Avatar and Thor, has decided to try his hand at directing--and has done so in grand fashion, releasing (via Latino Review) a  new film that pushes the boundaries of "fan films" and runs squarely into the territory of proof-of-concept work. Of course, he would hardly be the first one to try and get work by creating a fan film and bringing it to the Internet. A handful of people have done that, with varying levels of success, including a pretty good S.H.I.E.L.D. webisode by graphic designer Dan Levermore, which went online shortly after the series was officially announced. A period piece set in World War II, LR touts the trailer/fan film as a look at what Warners would like to do with the character if they could ever get the movie off the ground. "It was my manager/producing partner Kailey Marsh's idea to shoot the trailer," Johnson said. "She really believes I should be a studio director, and thought shooting Wonder Woman would be a great way to show off my skills in a fun way that people could get excited about." You can check out the film--which Johnson produced with the help of cinematographer HC Van Urfalian, leading lady in actress Nina Bergman and character actor Peter Stormare, below.