Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Patty Jenkins set to become most successful female director with Wonder Woman

Warner Bros. Chief Confirms 'Wonder Woman 2' Director And Post-World War I Setting Wonder Woman 2 is happening and you'll be excited for who's on it
Elaine Woods | 24 June, 2017, 01:18

But at the same time, I had to focus on my responsibility, which was to help tell the story in the most interesting and original way and authentic way that I could and give it my 100% effort.

Wonder Woman is also on course to pass Kung Fu Panda 2's $665.7 million worldwide haul to become the top-grossing film of all time from a female filmmaker with solo directing duties.

The super-heroine movie's phenomenal showing and good reviews have topped all expectations.

According to The Daily Dot, the star of "Wonder Woman" was paid $300,000.

With the release of the highly-anticipated film starring Gal Gadot, everyone has caught Wonder Woman fever.

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It is proving a huge hit with moviegoers, earning a CinemaScore of A and a Rotten Tomatoes score of 92 percent. He's a reminder that although female superheroes have been around since the 1940s, we've yet to establish a cultural vocabulary to discuss these powerful women like the one we have for powerful men. Director Patty Jenkins, best known for directing the critically acclaimed Aileen Wuornos biopic "Monster", shines once again for a movie that is beautifully put together in a way that no other DC Comics movie has come close to. With the quality of these previous films ranging from terrible to OK, I was skeptical at how much I was going to enjoy "Wonder Woman". But the critics were all telling me how extremely feminist this comic book-derived tale of Diana (Gal Gadot), the Amazon princess with her magic lasso and bulletproof bracelets, is supposed to be.

I loved Wonder Woman.

Gadot, 32, a former Miss Israel, was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, the daughter of a teacher and an engineer; her mother's parents were Holocaust survivors.

"I'm stunned by the success of the film".

The film has been banned in Lebanon because of its Israeli star. The film saw a domestic opening weekend of $103.1 million in which director Patty Jenkins became the record holder for the highest opening weekend for a female director of all time in the United States. He and his brother, Guy, previously owned Tel Aviv's Varsano Hotel before they sold it to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich for a reported $26 million in 2015. Just last weekend at the domestic B.O., Wonder Woman earned $41.2M, the second-best third weekend haul ever for Warner Bros. after The Dark Knight's $42.66M.

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