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Old January 6 2014, 02:24 AM   #646
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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, 03:03 AM   #647
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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   #648
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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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   #649
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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   #650
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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   #651
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Warner Bros. should sue to stop Kimberly Kane's porn movie. Oh wait, are parodies protected by law?
Yes, thank heaven!
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Old January 6 2014, 04:49 AM   #652
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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Warner Bros. should sue to stop Kimberly Kane's porn movie. Oh wait, are parodies protected by law?
Yes, thank heaven!
Stopping all the porn parodies of superheroes would be as easy as stopping illegal downloads.
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Old January 6 2014, 05:03 AM   #653
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Warner Bros. should sue to stop Kimberly Kane's porn movie. Oh wait, are parodies protected by law?
Yes, thank heaven!
Stopping all the porn parodies of superheroes would be as easy as stopping illegal downloads.
Well, I guess that legal battle is lost. So when's the release date?
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Old January 6 2014, 05:09 AM   #654
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

Soon, I keep seeing. You know for films that only take a few days to make, it sure does take a long time to release them, must be all the special effects I suppose...
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Old January 6 2014, 05:10 AM   #655
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Here's the wiki for the production company.

No porn. Pure wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivid_Superhero

Avengers vs X-Men the Porn parody boggles the mind.
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Old January 6 2014, 05:14 AM   #656
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Avengers vs X-Men the Porn parody boggles the mind.
Can't be any worse than the actual book.
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Old January 6 2014, 06:46 AM   #657
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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.
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!
I'm not arguing that some people can do impressive stuff. For superhero looks, it all depends on the character. Its like if Marvel made a runaways movie. They would cast a normal young girl to play Molly, a little girl with super strength, and she wouldn't look powerful, which would make sense. You don't need to be physically big or imposing to have super strength in a superhero movie context as a rule, it depends on the character. To use a DC character as another example, Supergirl could just be a normal teenage/young adult girl, she wouldn't need to be especially strong looking.

You do need to be bigger than a model to be a good WW, though. She's a warrior from an island of immortal warriors. She shouldn't look like a model. She should look like she spent her life training and generally looking like she's ready to kick butt at a moments notice, not spending time trying to look good in a bikini.

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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.
Regardless of what you think, that's not what I meant. Her kind of actress is, like i said, a eye candy actress they can hire cheaply to basically do what they want. Models turned actresses seem to lean toward being that type, but not everyone is. Gadot, though, seems to be that kind of actress. I can't see her having any acting ability for a role like this. It really doesn't matter, though. Its like I said, a good actress couldn't play a good WW with Goyer writing the movie. The fact that they hired a cheap, most likely very bad actress to play WW doesn't help, but its a no win scenario regardless.
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Old January 6 2014, 06:57 AM   #658
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

You do know that acting isn't very hard?

Acting is a skill you need training for, sure, but millions and millions of people in even just continental America can do it with the same excellence as the best movie stars... It's just a question being in the right place at the right time... Which almost never happens.
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Old January 6 2014, 07:25 AM   #659
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She's a warrior from an island of immortal warriors. She should look like she spent her life training and generally looking like she's ready to kick butt at a moments notice, not spending time trying to look good in a bikini.
A trained warrior... like a soldier maybe? Hmm... if only they could cast somebody who'd spent two years serving in a real-life military...
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Old January 6 2014, 09:58 AM   #660
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Good lord, more than 600 posts and we're still obsessing over her appearance?

Someone PM me when we get to speculating about her role in the film.

Because there are fans, and fandom. The first want a cool movie. The second group doesn't care about a good movie, they only care about silly little details, like the thickness of an arm and wether or not it will properly portrait the arm-ness of our hero/heroine. They don't care about a good plot, the only thing that matters is that the pointy bits on Batman's cowl are neither to long or to short. If they are, then OMG THIS EFFING WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/STUDIO/ACTOR/ACTRESS IS HORRIBLE AND WE MUST KILL THIS PERSON WITH JOY!!!!


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