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Old January 6 2014, 01:51 AM   #646
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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Did Mulder and Scully carry guns?

They should have, but it just doesn't seem right.
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Old January 6 2014, 01:52 AM   #647
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I don't get it. No matter what body type she has, she is going to be a million times stronger than a mortal human woman of the same body type. So what the hell is the problem with suspension of disbelief here? No matter what she looks like, her power is impossible to achieve by a human woman that looks identical.

Same thing with Superman. Sorry, no matter how big his muscles are, Henry Cavill can't lift an oil rig, ahnd Christopher Reeve couldn't lift a helicopter.
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Old January 6 2014, 01:54 AM   #648
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Maybe you shouldn't make assumptions. I've obviously seen MoS, I've said so in that thread and I'm pretty sure you could understand that I've seen it just from my posts in this thread. I saw it as soon as I could get it from the library, the same month as the DVD release, I think. It was extremely mediocre. Better than The Dark Knight or TDK Rises, and not outright horrible, but mostly an extremely mediocre experience, with a few completely horrible moments like
My apologies than. My point still stands though. You keep saying she won't be a good Wonder Woman just because of her appearance in a F&F film, but how do you know that?! There are plenty of actors/actresses I think stink it up in a certain role then turn around and knock it out of the park with another. Perhaps Gadot can end up doing that as well? She's obviously enthusiastic about the role and I think she deserves the benefit of the doubt right now.

Good lord, we haven't even seen her in costume yet!
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Old January 6 2014, 01:59 AM   #649
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

Given the changes in the Krytonian outfits in Man Of Steel, I'm really looking forward to the Batman and Wonder Woman outfits, I imagine they too might look more like armor as well.
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Old January 6 2014, 02:00 AM   #650
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Gal Gadot is playing Wonder Woman not She-Hulk. As far as I am concerned Gal Gadot's goal should be to resemble any one of these.









The slender muscular body is the way WW is drawn in the animated shows, movies and in paper comics. Given that, then the goal Gal has to reach to physically portray WW is totally attainable.


Unless you think a woman who has the build of Chyna would be better suited for the role.


or this babe
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Old January 6 2014, 02:00 AM   #651
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I don't get it. No matter what body type she has, she is going to be a million times stronger than a mortal human woman of the same body type. So what the hell is the problem with suspension of disbelief here? No matter what she looks like, her power is impossible to achieve by a human woman that looks identical.

Same thing with Superman. Sorry, no matter how big his muscles are, Henry Cavill can't lift an oil rig, ahnd Christopher Reeve couldn't lift a helicopter.
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Old January 6 2014, 02:06 AM   #652
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Given the changes in the Krytonian outfits in Man Of Steel, I'm really looking forward to the Batman and Wonder Woman outfits, I imagine they too might look more like armor as well.
I'm also interested to see what design they'll go with. The WW outfit is pretty iconic so I can't imagine they'll change it too much, and since she's not a Kryptonian they won't be stuck with that design scheme.
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Old January 6 2014, 02:21 AM   #653
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The Superman costume from Man of Steel is similar to the New 52 costume. Maybe Batman and Wonder Woman will get the same treatment. Maybe we'll see a dark grey Batman costume without the trunks. And the Wonder Woman costume I posted earlier is exactly like the New 52 version and looks like it could fit into this series as is.
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Old January 6 2014, 02:24 AM   #654
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I wonder if anyone would be bitching had they cast Kimberly Kane as Wonder Woman She sure does pull off the look extremely well, not much of an actor though...but then that's not why they pay her! Hey-oooo!
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Old January 6 2014, 02:38 AM   #655
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Maybe they can just borrow the costume.

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Old January 6 2014, 03:03 AM   #656
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How big exactly are you expecting her to get? Most martial artists and stunt people, who are probably the closes to a real world image of a superhero really aren't very big at all.
Dayna Chiplin (Legend of the Seeker, Underworld, Spartacus)
Alisa Hensley (Chuck)
Chloe Bruce (Thor: TDW, Kick-Ass 2, World War Z)
Jessie Graff
(Sons of Anarchy, Leverage, X-Men First Class, Castle)

Neither are gymnists:
Simone Biles (All Around Gold Medalist - 2013 Wolrd Championships)
Kyla Ross (All Around Silver Medalist - 2013 World Championships)

So she really doesn't need to get that much bigger if she wants to be able to fit in with these kinds of athletes.
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I didnt notice any videos. But, since they can't be clips of WW (unless they're the Lynda carter version, and I've already said she was defiantly not the right size) its not relevant. I've seen clips of gadot, if thats what you mean. The clip from F&F where she basically uses her body to get something, and another where she's basically throwing herself at Vin Diseal, really showed how she played a character that is basically everything WW is not. While that wasn't the big negative against her it showed the role she's most well known for playing (and probably fits her acting talents the best) is really the anti-wonder woman (generally speaking).

As for WW's size, she should be defined enough that she'd look at least a bit out of place as a model. Not body builder level, or even close to it, but obviously an athlete over someone whose main goal is to look attractive. Something closer to how Gina Carano looks in most pictures I've seen, although there is room to be a bit less.She should look like she could kick the average guy's ass, even without super strength. Gadot isn't anywhere close to that, and she's not going to magically become that.
Each of those underlined names is a link to a video. No they're not of WW, they do show that you don't have to be huge to do impressive stuff. Just watch them!
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Old January 6 2014, 03:22 AM   #657
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I wonder if anyone would be bitching had they cast Kimberly Kane as Wonder Woman She sure does pull off the look extremely well, not much of an actor though...but then that's not why they pay her! Hey-oooo!
Warner Bros. should sue to stop Kimberly Kane's porn movie. Oh wait, are parodies protected by law?
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Old January 6 2014, 03:29 AM   #658
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I'm probably in the minority here but I'd actually prefer to see Diana in pants/tights.

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I didn't mean that Gadot's type of actress was just a model turned actress.
Riiiight, of course that's not what "She's a model who... only got roles her kind of actress deserves" means.
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Old January 6 2014, 03:38 AM   #659
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Warner Bros. should sue to stop Kimberly Kane's porn movie. Oh wait, are parodies protected by law?
Yes. As long as it's clearly a parody. The Wonder Woman costume strikes me as iffy though since it looks pretty authentic.
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Old January 6 2014, 03:41 AM   #660
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Warner Bros. should sue to stop Kimberly Kane's porn movie. Oh wait, are parodies protected by law?
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