Connie Nielsen To Play Queen Hippolyta In WONDER WOMAN

Connie Nielsen To Play Queen Hippolyta In WONDER WOMAN

Danish actress Connie Nielsen, who starred in Russell Crowe's Gladiator, will play the Queen of the Amazons in Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine. After considering Nicole Kidman and Robin Wright, are you happy with this choice?

Gladitator actess Connie Nielsen, who previously played a Queen in Ridley Scott's Gladiator, will play Queen Hippolyta in Warner Bros' Wonder Woman movie.  She joins a cast that includes Gadot, Pine,  Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, and Ewen Bremner.  The film is currently shooting in the UK and Italy and will be released in the United States on June 23, 2017.  Patty Jenkins directs fro ma script written by Jason Fuchs.

Nicole Kidman was originally in the latter stages of negotations to play Wonder Woman's mother but schedule conflicts forced WB to look elsewhere.  For a time, the studio considered simply giving the Hippolyta role to Robin Wright but in the end, the studio has decided to cast Nielsen.


Connie Nielsen in Gladiator.
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Filed Under "Wonder Woman" 1/15/2016 Source: ThR
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