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Old December 6 2013, 03:21 PM   #196
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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I hope Snyder shoots this film in color, the first one was so gray...
It's funny, I started watching one of the special features from the Blu-Ray last weekend where the movie plays while simultaneously showing behind-the-scenes footage and I couldn't help thinking some of the scenes that hadn't gone through post looked better with the as-shot colour timing.

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I'd have much preferred Bridget Reagan. She has the perfect look for WW. Oh well.
She does indeed have the perfect look, but I'm not sure she has the acting chops to pull off Wonder Woman.
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Old December 6 2013, 04:54 PM   #197
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Whatever you'd call it, Diana, as North Pole Myk mentioned. was never ginger.
Is Gal Gadot playing Diana?
I think it's a safe bet.
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Old December 6 2013, 07:39 PM   #198
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The woman who, as far as I can tell, was a background character in the fairly lame F&F movies is far from an important actress.
I didn't say she's an important actress. I said they would of course have regard to whether they think she can play the part.
The studio doesn't care about its casting with her, because they don't care about WW.
They care about the casting of every part in a film this big. Just because you disagree with a casting choice doesn't mean it was a throwaway for the studio. That's juvenile, narcissistic thinking.
Oh yes, because studios never cast people in movies based on how cheap they are over how qualified they are.

It goes both ways. They'll hire a popular, expensive actor/actress regardless of how qualified or expensive they are just to put their name on the movie (Anne Hathaway in TDK Rises is a good example). They'll also hire based totally on attractiveness, even if the person is a pretty bad actor/actress (like Megan Fox). While I'm a bit unsure about Gadot's ability to act based on clips I've seen, she could be a good actress. But, if you were to put her in a line up with, say, 100 random actresses that are at least vaguely WW like, I doubt she'd make the top 80 for anyone who isn't judging on how cheap they'd be to cast.

They didn't hire her because she's a known actress, they didn't hire her because she looks like WW (unless the person in charge has literally never seen and pictures of any version of WW), and I don't think she was hired because she's shown a huge amount of acting ability in the F&F movies. She's mildly attractive, and fairly unknown for a general audience, so she's cheap. If they wanted a good WW, there are many better choices, and people have been listing a lot of them all over the internet. I'd think that Affleck probably has such a huge payment coming his way that they need to cheap out in other, much less important casting.

If they ever do a JL movie or WW movie, hopefully they'd hire someone much more WW like than Gadot. But, its a movie already overloaded with heroes. The cameo by a character they have never cared about doesn't warrant putting any real effort or money into casting WW, which is probably why they chose Gadot. I can't think of any other reason to cast her. She doesn't look the part (seriously, Seth Green in a wig would almost be more believable), she isn't well known and she hasn't shown any particularly impressive acting ability from what I've seen. She almost certainly, however, has an asking price about 1% of what Affleck is getting.

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Also: "skeletal?" "Ubelievably skinny?" Um, whut?
Almost every single picture I can find of her, and all the clips I've seen, make her look like she's about to starve to death. She's almost the skinniest model/actress I've ever seen. She looks like she survives on a glass of water a day.
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Old December 6 2013, 08:21 PM   #199
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Oh yes, because studios never cast people in movies based on how cheap they are over how qualified they are.
Again, there are an abundance of actors they can hire cheaply. That doesn't mean they just pick one without any care given to the casting. Celebrity sometimes trumps talent in casting, but there's no incentive not to pay attention to the strength of auditions for lesser-known performers given the breadth of the talent pool.
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Old December 6 2013, 09:30 PM   #200
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They didn't hire her because she's a known actress, they didn't hire her because she looks like WW (unless the person in charge has literally never seen and pictures of any version of WW)...
I would just like to point out: there are no pictures of Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is a drawn fictional character who for 70 some years has been drawn by many many different people and has looked different in those pictures over those 70 plus years.

So, again, there are no pictures of Wonder Woman. Just lines on a page representing a human being. An almost impossible human being.
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Old December 6 2013, 09:34 PM   #201
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They didn't hire her because she's a known actress, they didn't hire her because she looks like WW (unless the person in charge has literally never seen and pictures of any version of WW)...
I would just like to point out: there are no pictures of Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is a drawn fictional character who for 70 some years has been drawn by many many different people and has looked different in those pictures over those 70 plus years.

So, again, there are no pictures of Wonder Woman. Just lines on a page representing a human being. An almost impossible human being.
Unless, you'd like to consider Olive Byrne for the inspiration.
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Old December 6 2013, 09:40 PM   #202
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[She's almost the skinniest model/actress I've ever seen. She looks like she survives on a glass of water a day.
Oh my god if only humanity knew of a way to bulk humans up, like through vigorous physical activity combined with a diet of some sort.

If only something like that existed....do you know of anything like that? I mean there can't possibly be a solution to this mind numbing problem we're facing here, because I've never heard of anything remotely like that. Have you?
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Old December 6 2013, 09:56 PM   #203
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Old December 6 2013, 09:56 PM   #204
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[She's almost the skinniest model/actress I've ever seen. She looks like she survives on a glass of water a day.
Oh my god if only humanity knew of a way to bulk humans up, like through vigorous physical activity combined with a diet of some sort.

If only something like that existed....do you know of anything like that? I mean there can't possibly be a solution to this mind numbing problem we're facing here, because I've never heard of anything remotely like that. Have you?
It's... just not as easy as you make it. Putting on some serious mass, some healthy mass is a real pain in the ass and it takes time - especially if you have to start from zero, hollywood trainers or not.
She was asked to bulk up for Fast and the furious, and she said no. So... :/
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Old December 6 2013, 10:05 PM   #205
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[She's almost the skinniest model/actress I've ever seen. She looks like she survives on a glass of water a day.
Oh my god if only humanity knew of a way to bulk humans up, like through vigorous physical activity combined with a diet of some sort.

If only something like that existed....do you know of anything like that? I mean there can't possibly be a solution to this mind numbing problem we're facing here, because I've never heard of anything remotely like that. Have you?
It's... just not as easy as you make it. Putting on some serious mass, some healthy mass is a real pain in the ass and it takes time - especially if you have to start from zero, hollywood trainers or not.
She was asked to bulk up for Fast and the furious, and she said no. So... :/
Of course it isn't easy - that should go without saying, don't be silly. If it was we'd all be nicely sculpted Adonis', a planet of healthy mass.
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Old December 6 2013, 10:06 PM   #206
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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Almost every single picture I can find of her, and all the clips I've seen, make her look like she's about to starve to death. She's almost the skinniest model/actress I've ever seen. She looks like she survives on a glass of water a day.
You've never seen a picture of Chris Reeve before he was cast as Superman, have you?
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Old December 6 2013, 10:07 PM   #207
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[She's almost the skinniest model/actress I've ever seen. She looks like she survives on a glass of water a day.
Oh my god if only humanity knew of a way to bulk humans up, like through vigorous physical activity combined with a diet of some sort.

If only something like that existed....do you know of anything like that? I mean there can't possibly be a solution to this mind numbing problem we're facing here, because I've never heard of anything remotely like that. Have you?
It's... just not as easy as you make it. Putting on some serious mass, some healthy mass is a real pain in the ass and it takes time - especially if you have to start from zero, hollywood trainers or not.
She was asked to bulk up for Fast and the furious, and she said no. So... :/

What do you think steroids and HGH are for?
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Old December 6 2013, 10:09 PM   #208
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Oh my god if only humanity knew of a way to bulk humans up, like through vigorous physical activity combined with a diet of some sort.

If only something like that existed....do you know of anything like that? I mean there can't possibly be a solution to this mind numbing problem we're facing here, because I've never heard of anything remotely like that. Have you?
It's... just not as easy as you make it. Putting on some serious mass, some healthy mass is a real pain in the ass and it takes time - especially if you have to start from zero, hollywood trainers or not.
She was asked to bulk up for Fast and the furious, and she said no. So... :/
Of course it isn't easy - that should go without saying, don't be silly. If it was we'd all be nicely sculpted Adonis', a planet of healthy mass.
Also, actors approach roles with their own ideas. She may not have seen a need to undertake a bulking up physical regimen for FF. It doesn't follow that she'd feel the same about Wonder Woman.
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Old December 6 2013, 10:10 PM   #209
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She was asked to bulk up for Fast and the furious, and she said no. So... :/
Source?
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They didn't hire her because she's a known actress, they didn't hire her because she looks like WW (unless the person in charge has literally never seen and pictures of any version of WW)...
I would just like to point out: there are no pictures of Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is a drawn fictional character who for 70 some years has been drawn by many many different people and has looked different in those pictures over those 70 plus years.

So, again, there are no pictures of Wonder Woman. Just lines on a page representing a human being. An almost impossible human being.
Unless, you'd like to consider Olive Byrne for the inspiration.
That still makes my point. She was an inspiration for the character, but she ISN'T the character.

Lots of people could be inspirations for the drawing of Wonder Woman as time moved on...
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