During this evening’s Kids’ Choice Awards (?!?) DC dropped the final trailer for this summer’s Wonder Woman solo movie. Highlights include an extended glimpse of Paradise Island and Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor deadpan reactions to Diane’s heroics.
Directed by Patty Jenkins, the film features Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Lucy Davis, Robin Wright and, it seems, a variety of takes on what an Amazonian accent sounds like.
By Grant Morrison, Yanick Paquette & Nathan Fairbairn
The latest in DC’s line of Earth One original graphic novels arrived in stores this past week. Similar to its popular predecessors, Wonder Woman aims to take an iconic character and reimagine her origin story for contemporary readers. Standing outside continuity, Earth One grants creators the freedom to wholly reinvent elements of the subjects’ mythos. Given these circumstances, Grant Morrison would seem a natural fit for the project, as he often does his best workwhen he is not beholden to the constraints of continuity. Simply give a great artist (as he has here with Yanick Paquette) and let his imagination run wild. To a degree that is what happens in Wonder Woman, though the end result, while sometimes enjoyable, leaves a lot to be desired.