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Old January 6 2014, 04:49 AM   #661
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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   #662
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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   #663
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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   #664
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Re: Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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   #665
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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   #666
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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   #667
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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   #668
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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   #669
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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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Old January 6 2014, 12:51 PM   #670
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I never get tired of these comparison pictures between Gal Gadot, Lynda Carter and Jamie Alexander.


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Old January 6 2014, 02:06 PM   #671
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I believe that Jamie Alexander either turned down the role or Wonder Woman who said she would if asked, becasue she thinks it's not a very serious part.
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Old January 6 2014, 04:32 PM   #672
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In retrospect even Lynda Carter doesn't look the part.
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Old January 6 2014, 04:36 PM   #673
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^ I've always thought of her as the quintessential Wonder Woman.
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Old January 6 2014, 04:41 PM   #674
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^ I've always thought of her as the quintessential Wonder Woman.
Like Christopher Reeve a lot of it can be traced back to what you grew up with. I was never big on the series so I never gave it a lot of thought. But later as I saw more of Wonder Women in comics and other media I found Lynda Carter didn't gel with the impression of the character I was getting. I think the DCAU Wonder Woman feature from a few years ago as well as other appearances in the animated features is much better than any live-action depiction I had ever seen before, and that definitely includes Lynda Carter.
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Old January 6 2014, 04:48 PM   #675
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I'm the opposite. I often find myself comparing the comic or animated versions of Wonder Woman to Carter and find them lacking. It's a combination of having gotten too attached to her as well as thinking that she captured the character perfectly. That never happened with Christopher Reeve.
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