The new Wonder Woman trailer humanizes the Goddess of Truth.
Much of the marketing around Wonder Woman has shown her to be a formidable warrior. And a very assertive one who will not let anyone tell her what to do. The new Wonder Woman trailer pulls back on her warrior nature and shows the evolution of a hero.
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As promised from yesterday’s tease and via Gal Gadot’s twitter account, we have the latest and greatest—and possibly final—full-length theatrical Wonder Woman trailer. The footage opens with Diana as a child, and her mother, Queen Hippolyta, keeping a secret from her.
It soon shows a grown Diana, played by Gal Gadot, being trained by her aunt, General Antiope—a formidable soldier. Diana soon surpasses her mentor and joins the world of man, fighting evil on the front lines of World War I.
The trailer certainly has a tone of sympathy to it. Is it melancholy? Absolutely not. It’s more reflective than it is sad. It very much humanizes this great hero—which actually puts her perfectly in line with the mythology. Wonder Woman has always been a caring character who has great wisdom and strength. Check out the amazing trailer:
Wonder Woman—Official Synopsis
"Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny."
Wonder Woman is set to be released on June 2, 2017
It will be produced by Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder with Charles Roven and Richard Suckle of Atlas Entertainment, executive produced by Rebecca Roven, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, and Geoff Johns, directed by Patty Jenkins, written by Allan Heinberg and Geoff Johns from a story by Zack Snyder & Allan Heinberg, and stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta, Robin Wright as General Antiope, Lisa Loven Kongsli as Lieutenant Menalippe, Lucy Davis as Etta Candy, Mayling Ng as Orana, Florence Kasumba as Acantha, Doutzen Kroes as an Amazon / Ann Wolfe, Madeleine Vall as Egeria, Samantha Jo as Euboea, with Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Ewen Bremner, Saïd Taghmaoui, and Elena Anaya in undisclosed roles.