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Patty Jenkins reveals how ‘Wonder Woman’ virtually did not exist

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Patty Jenkins reveals how 'Wonder Woman' almost didn't exist

American director Patty Jenkins has stepped forth to talk about how her record-shattering movie Wonder Woman virtually didn’t exit.

The 2017-released flick was praised far and huge after it hit the theatres. However, all of the mess that occurred behind-the-scenes is one thing solely Jenkins is accustomed to.

The filmmaker throughout her latest look on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, revealed all of the battles she needed to combat with Warner Bros. executives over “mistrust” points and the way she needed to undergo a number of scripts earlier than she obtained a inexperienced gentle for her concepts.

She claimed that the execs have been extra within the optics {that a} girl director was helming a feminine superhero movie than they have been within the mentioned director’s precise concepts.

“Everybody in the industry wanted to hire me. But I felt like they wanted to hire me like a beard; they wanted me to walk around on set being a woman director — but it was their story and their vision,” she mentioned.

“There was such mistrust of a different way of doing things and a different point of view,” she continued.

“Even when I first joined ‘Wonder Woman’ it was like, ‘Uhh, yeah, OK, but let’s do it this other way.’ But I was like, ‘Women don’t want to see that. Her being harsh and tough and cutting people’s heads off … I’m a ‘Wonder Woman’ fan, that’s not what we’re looking for.’ Still, I could feel that shaky nervousness [on their part] of my point of view,” she added.

“They were all freaked out by all the female superhero films that had failed, the smaller ones that had failed,” she mentioned including: “and also Christopher Nolan was making the ‘Dark Knight‘ thing, so I think they were just trying to figure out what they were doing with DC at that time.”

“They came back to me a year later and said, ‘Do you want to do it your way?’ And boom, I just went and made the movie,” she added. 

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