“What I do is not up to you.”
Warner Bros. seems to be living up to its promise of a completely independent Wonder Woman, with the trailer for the hero’s first solo movie showcasing her take charge, feminist attitude.
Any avid comic book reader knows that for the most part, female superheroes rarely ever need a man to make anything happen.
Unfortunately, Hollywood has a habit of taking strong female characters and transforming them into minor shadows of their bad ass, self-sufficient selves. In other words they’re made to rely on ‘sexy’ love interests or male counterparts to help sell tickets. It doesn’t happen all the time, but it happens often enough.
The entertainment giant gave fans a glimpse of the character with her big screen debut in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which was well received among reviewers and dubbed one of the best parts of the movie.
Now the first trailer for her solo adventure has been released and it’s certainly lives up to the promise of a tough and independent Wonder Woman.
The three-minute preview shows off a mysterious, sophisticated yet destructive hero that can go toe-to-toe with any villain.
She puts her love interest, Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) in his place when he tries to tell her what to do – “what I do is not up to you”. And she points out the injustice where she sees it – “where I’m from, that’s called slavery”.
Not to mention, the snippets of her fights scenes are INSANE!
Check out the video below:
Side note, does anyone else think the DCU uses that same formula for their trailers? A slow intro, jagged battle scenes and then humour to wrap it up. #LOVEIT
Also, how cool was that ‘Little Mermaid’-type opening.
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