Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston & More Join The Cast Of WONDER WOMAN

Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston & More Join The Cast Of WONDER WOMAN

On the back of that initial image reveal, we've now learned who will be joining Gal Gadot and Chris Pine in the main cast of Wonder Woman in a new press release from WB. While there's no mention of Nicole Kidman, there's still plenty of talent involved here. Check it out!


Earlier today, Gal Gadot released a new Wonder Woman image to signal the start of filming on the movie. Warner Bros. accompanied it with a press release (h/t Batman-News) containing the main cast of the DCEU movie. While there is no mention of Nicole KIdman (who likely passed thanks to scheduling issues with her HBO series Big Little Lies) , it does contain its fair share of acting heavyweights, including House Of Cards' Robin Wright and Harry Potter's David Thewlis...
 
BURBANK, Calif.— Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman feature film, the highly anticipated action adventure from director Patty Jenkins (“Monster,” AMC’s “The Killing”), starring Gal Gadot (the “Fast & Furious” movies) in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The character will make her big screen debut this spring in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” but the new film will mark her first time headlining a feature.

The film also stars Chris Pine (the “Star Trek” films) as Captain Steve Trevor, Robin Wright (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Netflix’s “House of Cards”), Danny Huston (“Clash of the Titans,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”), David Thewlis (the “Harry Potter” films, “The Theory of Everything”), Ewen Bremner (“Exodus: Gods and Kings,” “Snowpiercer”), Saïd Taghmaoui (“American Hustle”), Elena Anaya (“The Skin I Live In”) and Lucy Davis (“Shaun of the Dead”).

The film is being produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers.

Joining Jenkins behind the camera are director of photography Matthew Jensen (“Chronicle,” “Fantastic Four,” HBO’s “Game of Thrones”), Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (“Amélie,” “A Very Long Engagement,” “Pan”), and Oscar-winning editor Martin Walsh (“Chicago,” “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” “V for Vendetta”), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (“The Dark Knight” trilogy, “Topsy-Turvy”).

Principal photography will take place on location in the UK, France and Italy.

Set to open in 2017, the Wonder Woman feature film is based on characters created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.


In the absence of conventional 'big names', director Patty Jenkins has brought a lot of underrated talented on board, including the likes of Danny Huston & Ewan Bremner. No roles have been specified (beyond Pine as Steve Trevor), but it's likely Wright has taken the part initially offered to Kidman. Other things to note: Fantastic Four DoP Matthew Jensen will take on cinematography duties, while The Dark Knight's Lindy Hemming heads up costume design.

What do you think of this ensemble? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

Wonder Woman is currently set to hit theatres June 23, 2017.
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