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I wish to Christ I could make up a really great lie. Sometimes, after an interview, I say to myself, 'Man, you were so honest - can't you have some fun? Can't you do some really down and dirty lying?' But the puritan in me thinks that if I tell a lie, I'll be punished.

—Willem Dafoe
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Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot, Connie Nielsen

Patty Jenkins [1]

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Born:July 24, 1971 (47)
Filmography Rating:9.00 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.70 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.00 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:92.00%
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Wonder Woman [2017]
  • Patty Jenkins admitted that she didn't really think Gal Gadot would suit Wonder Woman at first. She had been previously cast by Zack Snyder who remained here as producer. However after paying attention to Gadot, Jenkins admitted she thought she was perfect for the role.
  • The role of Queen Hippolyta was offered to Nicole Kidman but she passed on the role. She wanted to be part of the film because of Patty Jenkins, but scheduling conflicts with [Big Little Lies] prevented this. Kidman would later star in Aquaman as Queen Atlanna, mother of Aquaman/Arthur Curry (who is Wonder Woman's ally).
  • Director Patty Jenkins is a big fan of the [Wonder Woman] TV show and wanted [?] Lynda Carter and [?] Lyle Waggoner, who played Diana and Steve in that show, to make cameo appearances in the film. However, Lyle retired from acting in 2005 and while Lynda was still active, but she had conflicting schedules about her cabarets.
  • Every design decision made for Themyscira came down to director Patty Jenkins and designer [?] Lindy Hemming asking, "How would women want to live that's badass?" Hemming crafted a look to show off the Amazons' ripped shoulders and toned legs, emphasized by wrist braces and heeled sandals, because, Jenkins explained, "As a woman, I want Wonder Woman to fight and look great at the same time. In my opinion, this means she has really long legs."
  • Director Patty Jenkins was originally in talks with Warner Bros. to direct this film back in 2005, but due to her unexpected pregnancy, she had to step down. Jenkins claimed that Wonder Woman is the film she has been wanting to do her whole life and that she was fortunate to come back to it.
  • The No Man's Land sequence initially caused confusion for some people on the film's creative team. They thought it was meant to be an action sequence and didn't understand how it could work without Diana fighting a villain. Patty Jenkins insisted that the scene was a pivotal dramatic moment, underscoring Diana's self-affirmation and her resolution.