The confirmation that Ben Affleck won't be directing The Batman, and the rumors that he might not even star in the film, has put even more pressure on Wonder Woman. Not that it needed it following the critical mauling that Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad received, even though their combined box office total of $1.618 million helped to soften this blow. But any lingering thoughts that Wonder Woman might be feeling the strain will dissipate as soon as you take one look at the below image, which shows you exactly why the film is so anticipated.
While Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice struggled to please critics, most agreed that Gal Gadot's performance as Wonder Woman was one of its few shining lights. It's hoped that the opportunity to explore the character even more, as well as take a peak at her origin story, will help to propel the DC Extended Universe forward, especially considering all of its recent troubles regarding both its releases and the films it has in development.
Wonder Woman had quite a talented cast and crew at its disposal to help create the first ever feature film for the superhero. Leading the way is director Patty Jenkins, who is directing a script from Allan Heinber and Geoff Johns. The cast is packed to the brim with sublimely talented folks, with Star Trek's Chris Pine playing second fiddle to Gal Gadot titular heroine. They'll will also be joined by Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis, and Lisa Loven Kongsli. No doubt there will be maybe one or two cameos from other members of the DC Extended Universe along the way, too, which both Suicide Squad and Batman v Superman possessed.
The biggest draw to Wonder Woman, though, is obviously Gal Gadot. Who in every image, trailer, clip, and poster for the blockbuster has looked absolutely stellar and perfect for the part. I mean, just look at the below.
Those of you wanting to see Gal Gadot actually in action as Wonder Woman can take a look at the trailer for the blockbuster in all of its glory right down there.
Great stuff. We'll get to see if Wonder Woman can actually build upon this promise when it's released into theatres on June 2, 2017.