Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

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  1. kirk55555

    kirk55555 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    What have I lied about? At worst, I'm stating opinions you don't agree with.

    Yeah, she was also too skinny/fragile looking and a fairly poor actress. Not that you could tell, since she was less important to the Wonder Woman TV show than Gadot was to the F&F movies. Carter was literally a minor character in every episode of Wonder Woman I've ever seen. It was like Power rangers, but it was a "man of the week" show instead of monster of the week (and with much less awesome fighting and goofily fun stories) where wonder woman would appear for a few seconds in the actual episode, Diana Prince for probably 5 minutes, then in the last minute or two tWW would fight the bad guy (by fight, I mean usually lightly push). That obviously wasn't always the case, but in the majority of the stuff I've seen it was. Lynda Carter sucked as WW, although to be fair no one could have made that pile any better outside of different writers
     
  2. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    If you have the misguided view that Wonder Woman should be 6'4" or 6'5" then, yes, she's too short. Otherwise...
     
  3. Sindatur

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    Hmmmm...Certainly the Granny Panties could've fit better in the caboose, but, I was totally happy with Lynda Carter's build for Wonder Woman, reasonably sized arms, without being like a guys and some meat on the upper chest so her collar bone didn't stick out and long muscular legs. I'm not sure what body you're looking for, then, because anyone more built than Lynda Carter would have to be a "freakish Body Builder" type.

    I don't think anyone is deluded by believing the show itself was any kind of Superhero art in it's writing, tone or plots.

    Perhaps you could direct us to an actress you think is the right size?
     
  4. lurok

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  5. M.A.C.O.

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    I've been pondering if people are prepared for the intensity that is WW.

    I mean if this upset/divided audiences.
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    What will happen if they saw this...
    WW vs some average guys in a bar brawl
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    WW with whom I presume is Silver Swan
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    WW killing Ares
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    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKGx7v6KcX4[/yt]

    WW killing Maxwell Lord
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  6. kirk55555

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    WW is different from Superman. She's never been about not killing. She's like Thor, she's a warrior. She's going to kill if she thinks its warranted, although that doesn't usually apply to 99% of supervillains. Superman was an issue because part of the core of the character was that he doesn't kill, and definitely in such a idiotic situation. As long as there is a really good reason, it wouldn't be against character for WW to kill someone.
     
  7. davejames

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    Yes, god forbid Superman have a little bit of an edge to him again like in the 30s and 40s, or take an extreme, one-time measure to stop a genocidal madman bent on destroying all life on Earth.

    From the overreaction on here, you'd think Snyder was going to have Supes snapping the neck of every minor street thug he comes into contact with from now on or something.

    Jeez.
     
  8. Scroogourner

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    Just shut up, Kirk55555. So tired of hearing it. If you hate this stuff so much go find a thread about something you like.
     
  9. Professor Zoom

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    I stopped arguing with him. His inability to see his hypocritical stance (Wonder Woman's height is SUPER important, Wolverine's? nah, that would be impossible to do in reality, so it's not important. Gadot is SKINNY, she's not right, every other male actor who I LIKE, they are fine) and the fact he doesn't recognize his own hostility towards this person.... it all says a great deal about his own life. (And, no, Kirk its nothing to do with your opinion, but how you choose to express it.) There's a lot of unhappiness there.

    And that's why I stopped. If I need to kick some kid who is down in order to feel better...? What does that say about me?

    He's got a very fixed, very black and white point of view, no amount of arguing is going to change it. He doesn't have much experience of the world, and doesn't want any.

    It's best just to move on.
     
  10. BillJ

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    I'll wait until I see the movie before deciding whether or not I think she is right for the role. :shrug:
     
  11. DEWLine

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    Yeah, that's one of the several editions of the 1986-2011 incarnation of the Swan, Vanessa Kapatelis. Started out as one of the supporting cast during the Perez years. Trying to remember who wrote the brainwashing arc that turned her into a Swan...
     
  12. SeerSGB

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    Or at least a trailer or a promo clip.

    I'm not a big fan of Wonder Woman, but there's been so many different takes and versions of the character over the decades--probably more so than Superman or Batman--is there really a hard and fast "right" version?
     
  13. Professor Zoom

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    This.
     
  14. Guy Gardener

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    No, we have to complain now.

    We have to complain now.

    We like complaining.

    If we wait till after we find out that she's perfect...

    It'll be too late.

    Nothing to complain about.

    And that'll suck, for us.

    Because we like to complain.
     
  15. AgentCoop

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    I'm a gigantic Superman fanboy, and I didn't have much of an issue with the end of MOS. There was a story during Byrne's run where Supes travelled to an alternate Earth where Zod and his cronies had wiped out all life on the planet. Knowing that they were planning to go after his Earth next, Superman did the only thing he could do: He pronounced them guilty and executed them. While much more reluctant to kill than Wonder Woman, he'll do it if he feels there's no other way to protect people. But he'll suffer over it.

    Just trying to post something in this thread that isn't about bicep size and doesn't contain the phrase "knocked over by a stiff breeze". ;)
     
  16. Aragorn

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    Have you seen his post history? There's nothing left for him to like. :shrug:
     
  17. Savage Dragon

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    For what it's worth, my Mother, who is almost 70 and read Superman comics as a little girl, watched the movie with me last week and absolutely loved it. She had no problem with the ending and it didn't even occur to her that it might be controversial until I asked her what she thought about it.
     
  18. Guy Gardener

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    In Superman's defence, John Byrne was writing him that week and Johnny is practically a fascist.
     
  19. AgentCoop

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    Really? I didn't know that. I loved his runs on Superman and She-Hulk, but I was always pretty ambivalent about his other stuff and don't really know anything about the man himself.
     
  20. davejames

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    Or a pic of her in the costume.