ATOMIC BLONDE Actress Charlize Theron Was Offered A Role In WONDER WOMAN But Was Forced To Turn It Down

ATOMIC BLONDE Actress Charlize Theron Was Offered A Role In WONDER WOMAN But Was Forced To Turn It Down

During a recent interview, Charlize Theron (Atomic Blonde, Mad Max: Fury Road) revealed that Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins did approach her about appearing in the movie, but it wasn't meant to be...

Charlize Theron has been fan-cast as Wonder Woman herself for many years, and it turns out the Academy Award-winning actress almost took a role as a different character in the recent big-screen adaptation.

During an appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Theron revealed that Monster director Patty Jenkins did approach her about re-teaming for Diana's first solo film, but that she was forced to pass it up:


“No, I’m not in Wonder Woman. We’re friends. I think the world of her. We have a mutual respect for each other. She did come to me, and at the time I was either working on something or I don’t know. There was a reason I couldn’t do it.”

Though Theron doesn't specify which part she was offered, it was most likely either Antiope (Robin Wright) or Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen).

It's a shame that Jenkins and Theron couldn't work something out, but there is always the inevitable sequel that's expected to be officially announced this weekend at SDCC. Perhaps Theron would be a good fit for one of the roles in the follow-up?
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