If you were considering it a race, and I haven’t been, then Warner Brothers may have started the overall superhero franchise film race a distant second to Marvel Studios, but they are going to beat their rival to the finish line when it comes to getting a female superhero solo film into theaters.
Production on Warner’s Wonder Woman started last week and was announced by star Gal Gadot tweeting out a picture of herself as the titular Amazonian princess, wrapped in a cloak and with the Tower of London in the fog-enshrouded background. A previously tweeted photo confirmed the rumor that at least part of the film will be taking place during World War One, and now some set photos from the Daily Mail reveal a little bit more of
First photos from the set of WONDER WOMAN pic.twitter.com/oz7NbWL3Sx
— Film Hype (@FilmHyp) November 29, 2015
As you can see, Gadot is in period-appropriate costume of a gray wool button-up jacket and matching dress and not the standard outfit one normally associates with the character. Between shots she slips into a heavy blue winter coat to cut down on the chill of location shooting in Southend, London this past weekend. Also in some of the pictures is co-star Chris Pine. Head over to the Daily Mail to see more pictures from what looks to be a scene involving soldiers returning to England following the end of the War.
Patty Jenkins is directing Wonder Woman, which is scheduled to hit theaters on June 23, 2017.