Patty Jenkins talks about tension with Warner Bros. on Wonder Woman

Diana sees Steve Trevor alive again.

Diana sees Steve Trevor alive again.
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It’s no secret that director Patti Jenkins had to fight teeth and nails to understand DCEU’s first vision. Wonder Woman Movie. OMore exciting ideas coming out Wonder Woman 1984No discourse That is, however, Jacqueline’s first awe among the Themisceran heroines A tremendous success, It wasn’t light enough to pull back and let him do his thing properly.

Since Wonder Woman is such an integral part of DC Com Mix’s brand identity, it’s easy to understand why Jenkins may have been as valuable as the studio IP when he was first brought to the film’s intricate production. The first directing one Wonder Woman Movie in 2007. Jenkins initially rebuked Werner and Then Signed up on Creative Differences in 2011, departureJust to get back to the helm of the project Years later she gave up what she had become Thor: The Dark World. But during a recent conversation with Mark Maron WTF Podcast (By Indicator), Jenkins went into detail about how intensely he felt from the side after tapping on it. Wonder WomanHowever, Jenkins felt as if the studio was just looking for optics around him.

“They wanted to hire me like Daddy,” Jenkins said. “They wanted me to be on set as a woman, but that was their story and their vision. And my thoughts? They didn’t even want to read my script. ”

According to Jenkins, the fundamental difference in perspective was at the root of the problem, which was manifested in the fact that he did not believe in Jenkins’ own view as a Wanker Woman fan, like Warner Bros. Where Jenkins wanted to explore his film Ideals and values Wonder Woman is iconic, she felt the studio was more interested in trying to recreate Christopher Nolan’s Batman films with Themisceran Princess.

“Even when I first joined Wonder Woman It was like, ‘Uh, yeah, that’s right, but let’s do it the other way around,’ ‘Jenkins explained.’ ‘But I was like,’ Women don’t want to see that. She’s going to be rude and tough and cut people’s heads off. Wonder Woman Fan, that’s not what we’re looking for. ‘Even so, I can feel that volatile panic [on their part] My point of view. “

Of course, every story always has multiple sides, and Jenkins will become one with many different scripts and creative teams attached to it. Wonder Woman, There are sure to be other memories What has gone down. Given how intensely it is given in terms of overall tightness Wonder Woman 1984 Compared to its predecessor, it is interesting to note what kind of closed-door conversation it had in the months it was published –And what kind of negotiations can Jenkins and Warner Bros. have In the near future.

Wonder Woman 1984 Are currently in theaters and Streaming on HBO Max.

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