Warner Bros unveils a new Wonder Woman TV trailer and battle-focused poster with little more than a month left before the film’s theatrical debut. The character of Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) was first introduced in Warner Bros’ burgeoning DC Extended Universe in last year’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Though Zack Snyder’s second DCEU entry was disliked by a number of critics and received a divisive response from fans, Gadot’s portrayal of Wonder Woman was largely enjoyed by viewers. While the second DCEU film to debut in 2016 was the villain team-up Suicide Squad, Warner Bros’ next DC Comics film is focused entirely on Diana.
Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman depicts the hero’s origin story as she grows up as a princess of Themyscira then travels to the human world with Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) to put an end to World War I. However, we know that she’ll face off against the Wonder Woman villain Ares, the god of War, within the film, which will no doubt offer insight into how Diana became the hero we met in Batman V Superman. Now, a new TV trailer and poster for Wonder Woman further tease the superhero’s origin story that will be featured in her upcoming solo film.
Warner Bros released a new TV trailer (above), which features a great deal of the same footage that debuted in the Wonder Woman TV spots last week, including the scene in which Steve cuts off Diana before she can introduce herself as the princess of Themyscira – simply introducing her as Diana Prince. The new poster was unveiled by Gadot herself on Twitter and highlights Wonder Woman in no man’s land on a WWI battlefield, using her gauntlets to deflect a bullet. Take a look:
Like all the Wonder Woman posters that have come before this one, the new one-sheet from Warner Bros features Diana, and Diana alone. Although the cast of Wonder Woman includes a number of well known and respected actors – such as Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, and David Thewlis – each piece of marketing focuses most on the film’s titular superhero. Of course, that’s not to say the other actors don’t have stand out moments in the various trailers and TV spots (Lucy Davis is hilarious as Etta Candy in particular), but the posters specifically focus on Wonder Woman alone.
This new trailer and poster arrive on the heels of Warner Bros stepping up their marketing for Wonder Woman with little more than a month left before the film’s debut. Just before the five-weeks-left mark, fans began to voice concerns over the lack of Wonder Woman marketing up to that point, especially considering the studio had already released a full trailer for Justice League nine months ahead of that DCEU entry’s premiere. However, it seems Warner Bros either took fan concern into consideration and stepped up their Wonder Woman promotion or the studio always planned to begin the final big push for Diana’s solo vehicle around this time. Either way, with just over four weeks left before the movie hits theaters, Warner Bros is working hard to get fans and casual moviegoers alike excited for Wonder Woman.
Source: Warner Bros