Wonder Woman 2 is likely one of the most highly-anticipated motion pictures on the present DC Films slate, however the sequel was lately caught up within the sexual harassment allegations in opposition to director Brett Ratner, who was a producer on the primary Wonder Woman film.
When the allegations in opposition to Ratner got here to gentle, Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot was one of many largest voices calling for motion, reportedly stating that she would not return for the sequel until Ratner was booted from the movie. It was later reported that severing Wonder Woman 2‘s ties to Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment was all the time within the plans, however Gadot’s ultimatum and statements in opposition to Hollywood misogyny rang out loud, nonetheless.
In their newest respective interviews with ET, Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins had the next to say concerning the Ratner separation, and the Gadot’s statements about it:
“That whole thing happened weeks ago, so that actually had nothing to do with Gal. That was a foregone conclusion, I think. I was surprised by that story.”
When Gal Gadot was requested about her ultimatum in opposition to Ratner, and outspoken statements concerning the state of Hollywood misogyny, Gadot added the next:
“Look, there’s been a lot written about how I feel and my views about this topic, and everyone knows how I feel about it. And the truth is there are so many people involved with making this movie, and they all have echoed the same sentiments.”
Like any actor or actress at present carrying a blockbuster superhero film franchise, Gadot has seen a speedy life change since Wonder Woman‘s launch this summer time, during which her phrases now have new weight, on a sophisticated stage. Her newest assertion actually signifies a studying curve about media coaching and press, as she deftly solutions the query with out saying something new, and widens the scope of opinion about Ratner behind herself, as a substitute reflecting it because the collective opinion of the forged and crew.
Wonder Woman 2 will arrive in theaters on November 1, 2019, sans Brett Ratner.