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Old January 2 2014, 04:18 AM   #541
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

She is quite a bit closer to what I picture as WW in those pictures.
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Old January 3 2014, 12:34 AM   #542
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

Mariska Hargitay as WW?

No. Just no.
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Old January 3 2014, 04:13 AM   #543
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I love how when Gal says "By the book", she's referring to stuff that technically is more myth than fact. We've had plenty of female characters who use bows and I don't recall a single one of them complaining that their boobs get in the way. Not to mention that the number of Wonder Woman depictions where she slices off one of her breasts so she can use a bow better is....
She's obviously tongue-in-cheek responding to the fanboy whinge that she's not voluptuous enough to be an "accurate" Wonder Woman. And obviously when talking about the mythical Amazons you'll be dealing with... myth, not fact.
Indeed, she's quite funny about it. Turtletrekker noted here from her how easy it is to deal with breasts.

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Money quote...

"Breasts… anyone can buy for 9,000 shekels and everything is fine."
I think the breast complaints are stupid, and her comment was pretty funny. Now, she's definitely not the right size, but her chest isn't the problem. Its being weaker looking than a 5 year old boy that's the problem. Still, it really doesn't matter. She's in a movie by people who have shown they couldn't write/make a movie about Superman or batman if you put a gun to their head, and have never had anything approaching a good female character. The best, most Wonder Woman like actress in the world won't be able to make the Snyder/Goyer wonder Woman a good character, so they might as well cast Gadot. She's the actress those two deserve, a mediocre choice for an almost certainly badly written character in a movie thats basically guaranteed to be mediocre. I just hope that we;ll get a good WW in film once Goyer stops writing DC movies (when they reboot them in around 2050 )
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Old January 3 2014, 04:51 AM   #544
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Shoo! go away!
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Old January 3 2014, 05:09 AM   #545
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Old January 3 2014, 05:23 AM   #546
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She's obviously tongue-in-cheek responding to the fanboy whinge that she's not voluptuous enough to be an "accurate" Wonder Woman. And obviously when talking about the mythical Amazons you'll be dealing with... myth, not fact.
Indeed, she's quite funny about it. Turtletrekker noted here from her how easy it is to deal with breasts.

"Breasts… anyone can buy for 9,000 shekels and everything is fine."
I think the breast complaints are stupid, and her comment was pretty funny. Now, she's definitely not the right size, but her chest isn't the problem. Its being weaker looking than a 5 year old boy that's the problem. Still, it really doesn't matter. She's in a movie by people who have shown they couldn't write/make a movie about Superman or batman if you put a gun to their head, and have never had anything approaching a good female character. The best, most Wonder Woman like actress in the world won't be able to make the Snyder/Goyer wonder Woman a good character, so they might as well cast Gadot. She's the actress those two deserve, a mediocre choice for an almost certainly badly written character in a movie thats basically guaranteed to be mediocre. I just hope that we;ll get a good WW in film once Goyer stops writing DC movies (when they reboot them in around 2050 )
Haven't you heard? Chris Terrio the writer of Argo is penning MOS 2.

So your fear of Goyer ruining this movie is unfounded.
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Old January 3 2014, 02:07 PM   #547
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Haven't you heard? Chris Terrio the writer of Argo is penning MOS 2.

So your fear of Goyer ruining this movie is unfounded.
Terrio is just rewriting Goyer's script. We don't know yet how extensive his rewrite will be - could be a complete overhaul, could be just a few lines here and there.
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Old January 3 2014, 04:09 PM   #548
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Its being weaker looking than a 5 year old boy that's the problem.
You really don't understand the very basic concept of exercise, do you?
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Old January 3 2014, 04:33 PM   #549
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Well, the appears to be a good sport about the comments about her looks. I saw Fast And Furisou 6 recently and she seemed to do a good enough joob with what little she was given.
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Old January 3 2014, 06:26 PM   #550
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Its being weaker looking than a 5 year old boy that's the problem.
You really don't understand the very basic concept of exercise, do you?
Well, reading this thread, exercise is apparently a magical procedure that could probably turn Betty White into She-Hulk

There is only so much muscle you can add to a twig. Like I said, the part is going to be horrible anyway, so casting a woman who has never really had to actually act in a significant role, and who couldn't be the right size if she spent years training and gained 5 inches, is about right for this movie. Save the good WW actresses for possible reboots or (hopefully) pulling an Ed Norton with the Justice League movie.


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Haven't you heard? Chris Terrio the writer of Argo is penning MOS 2.

So your fear of Goyer ruining this movie is unfounded.
Terrio is just rewriting Goyer's script. We don't know yet how extensive his rewrite will be - could be a complete overhaul, could be just a few lines here and there.
Uh, is that supposed to be a good thing? I mean, if someone besides Goyer is working on the script (and their name isn't Nolan) its a reason to hope it will improve, but all I know about Argo is that it has a boring sounding premise and that its one of those movies critics love. Movies critics love either look horrible (like Slumdog Millionaire), are super artsy, or just look boring (like Argo). Sure, you'll get a good one sometimes (The Return of the King, The Artist, Forest Gump) but generally speaking if a movie wins the award for best picture, from what I've seen its some stupid movie basically made for the critics and film snobs that I'd avoid like the plague.

So, I can't say this guy is worse than Goyer, but at least Goyer wrote two good and one decent movies that I know of (the Blade trilogy). Looking at Terrio's wikipedia page, I can't find him doing anything big besides Argo, so his contribution could go either way. He could make the movie worse, or help it at least get the mediocrity that MoS had.
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Old January 3 2014, 06:31 PM   #551
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^You're slagging off on yet another thing you haven't seen? Really? Well at least you're consistent.
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Old January 3 2014, 06:44 PM   #552
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Why did I know he hadn't seen Argo and would find a reason to dislike it?

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Old January 3 2014, 06:48 PM   #553
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I thought Argo was a good movie and I don't think I'm a film snob...
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Old January 3 2014, 06:49 PM   #554
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^You're slagging off on yet another thing you haven't seen? Really? Well at least you're consistent.
I'm not saying I know Argo is bad, just that its not a movie I'd watch. Argo being a movie critic's love is just an additional reason I wouldn't watch it. The main reason is that a fictional movie based off of the events it shows sounds really, really boring. I really couldn't care less about a movie about the Iran hostage crisis. It sounds about as interesting as watching a movie about the US invading Grenada, or attempting to not fall asleep to the movie Thirteen Days.
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^The fact that you list Forrest Gump as one of the "good ones" completely invalidates your opinion.
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