SDCC 2014: Dawn of Justice's Wonder Woman Revealed

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SDCC 2014: Dawn of Justice's Wonder Woman Revealed

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Zack Snyder tweets first official image of Gal Gadot in costume as Amazon heroine

To your right: The first official image of Wonder Woman as she will appear in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The sepia toned filter of the poster makes it a little difficult to discern what color everything is supposed to be, but otherwise this image (tweeted moments ago by Zack Snyder during Warner Bros SDCC presentation, which also featured an exclusive few moments of teaser footage) reveals a fairly classically-designed Wonder Woman uniform.

While some had suggested she may sport the modernized jacket and pants combo from the early-2000s reimagining, this version appears with the standard torso-armor and skirt, along with knee-high armored boots and a tiara. The breastplate is shaped like an eagle, calling back to the pre-WWII original design, while the belt forms a rough "W" symbol. In the poster she carries a sword and lariat - it's been suggested that in the film she'll utilize multiple melee-style weapons.

Created in 1941 for DC Comics by Psychologist and polygraph-inventor William Moulton Marston, his wife Elizabeth and their partner Olive Byrne, Wonder Woman is widely considered the most well-known female superhero in the world. Dawn of Justice will mark her first appearance in a theatrical film, though the character has previously been the subject of a TV movie and a popular live-action series starring Lynda Carter.

Source: Zack Snyder

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Rather drab looking if you ask me.

Although I guess that's in line with the movie's overall aesthetic.

Could have been worse I suppose.

I look forward to seeing the photoshop joke images.

(Don't ya hate it when someone posts something in the forums within minutes of the news post? Copy-pasting your comment makes you look like a bit of a dork, but on other hand EVERYONE MUST WITNESS MY GLORIOUS OPINION.)

yeah, that's definitely Wonder Woman. I was thinking she'd take on Greek armor designs, and lo and behold it came to pass. Now to wonder how the other members of the Justice League will be.

Aiddon:
yeah, that's definitely Wonder Woman. I was thinking she'd take on Greek armor designs, and lo and behold it came to pass. Now to wonder how the other members of the Justice League will be.

I think they are getting it. Apparently in the teaser footage Batman was wearing the Frank Miller Power Armor from the Dark Knight Returns and it, by all accounts, looked almost exactly like it does in the books.

Well, those who dreaded the prospect of her wearing pants can rest easy I suppose.

I quite like her look, but it does seem support this miserable aesthetic. I'm going to see Man of Steel shortly, so I can probably be more fearful or less concerned when I return to this.

Edit: Well I've seen MoS. If they're going for the same look in the sequel I will not be concerned at all with this outfit.

Look at that.
She's holding a sword, walking down a burning landscape.
Meanwhile, the two boys are looking like mopey dopey morons. Supes in the rain like dogs locked out of their master's houses. Batman staring at the floor, as if his parent's scolded him.
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Completely underwhelming. She looks like a background character from Xena: Warrior Princess. And before you say 'great!' just know I like my Wonder Woman to have more self-respect than that.
Seriously with a skirt that short(if that even qualifies as a skirt) everyone is going to looking for the Wonder Woman cheese-shot during the movie.

Silentpony:

Seriously with a skirt that short (if that even qualifies as a skirt) everyone is going to looking for the Wonder Woman cheese-shot during the movie.

The WW cheese shot is the only reason I'd consider renting this movie.

Just saying.

Edit: And to be honest, that's not even true. I think she's been horribly miscast. Gadot isn't WW material.

OT: Glad she's got the classic set. If it'd been jacket and pants that'd be three strikes for three characters.

She looks too scrawny to be wonder woman from what I can tell.

So instead of embracing the gaudy, over the top old costume or going with a more down to earth practical costume, they decided to take the worst of both worlds. That is hideously ugly. Christ, as much as I hate fanservicey designs (looking at you Blazblue) at least they're usually colourful and you can snark at how crazy they are. This desperately needs some colour and life. Cap's outfit in his first movie managed to nail that perfectly.

Meh, could be worse I guess. Atleast they went something a LITTLE more modest (although I agree with Banedance that people will be looking for the cheese, particularly with her spread legs pose) than her original costume, but not going with the terrible pants design.

I do wish they went with the original blue coloring, rather than the bronze brown. It looks like it came from the depths of the worst last gen "brown is REAL" modern shooters.

I don't absolutely hate it. It just feels lifeless.

I like the Greek armour look. The filter over the poster, which goes along with the posters of the other 2, kinda makes it hard to really judge what the colour scheme is going to be, but overall I like it.

Actually kind of digging the outfit, though gods know what color it's supposed to be. I figure it's going to be some metallic color, as opposed to the 'MURRICA motif it has in the comics, which I am totally fine with. Also, is that a part of her armor on her right hip, or is that her Lasso of Truth?

Eh, not fussed, but the outfit is one of the least important things of a superhero movie, IMHO

Well, at least she is wearing high heels.

I actually expected a lot worse.

To keep this on topic, I wonder why Snyder and his team ditched the pants with the rumor floating around.

Is that... Nicholas Cage?

What happened to the color? Where is the color? Is nothing allowed to be BRIGHT in these movies? Where's the red, white, blue, and gold? Why are the movie makers borrowing ideas from the Call of Duty color palette? Why is a movie about comic book super heroes have such washed out looking posters? WHY?!

I see what they did there.
Wonder Woman gets a warm gold filter, Superman gets a cold blue one, and Batman is in B&W. Nice.

In a word: Drab. There's no color.

Oh well - until the movie comes out we won't know how bad this turns out

Everything about these DC movies just seems like WB is saying: "Marvel does it and they make so much money so we wanna do it too". And that's why I can't get excited for anything DC related. They don't have a real plan for all of this like Marvel. They're making it all up as they go along, hoping for the best. And they don't seem to get why Marvel movies are so successful. They're trying to reinvent the wheel, while Marvel just took a normal wheel and put some spinners of it to make it flashier. Man of Steel was completely average because it tried to be edgy and cool. And we just had a good Batman trilogy. It's not time for more Batman yet.

These look good in the same way that my sketches look good meaning, "That isn't bad but I can't wait to see the finished product. I'm imagining all of the awesome color now!" and then I never go back to work on that sketch again. If this movie is going to be taking the Frank Miller route (ie: moody with dull colors so as to make it look more like certain kinds of comics) that's one thing but if not, then why are these photos refusing to show off the colors?! I'm going to assume Batman is wearing Purple and, Wonder Woman is wearing puke-orange until I'm proven wrong.

Atary77:
What happened to the color? Where is the color? Is nothing allowed to be BRIGHT in these movies? Where's the red, white, blue, and gold? Why are the movie makers borrowing ideas from the Call of Duty color palette? Why is a movie about comic book super heroes have such washed out looking posters? WHY?!

Because DC thinks colors aren't "mature".

Are... are those highheels? Right, I HAVE to see how she fights in those.

Edit: Aaand it turns out she's had them before. I don't read comics. Erm... where's the colour? That's something I can complain about!

I'll reserve final judgement until I see her in action and with less sepia, but I think she looks great.

Are they taking notes from Gears of War with the brown? Next they'll give Flash his super-speed via technoboots without a colour-blur when he runs around, Green Lantern will be the Gray Lantern, and the only part of the Martian Manhunter we'll see is a tiny easter egg because he's "too stupid of a character" to put into the movies.

Props for this though, at least they managed to avoid scoring on the Female Armour Bingo sheet that wasn't already part of her design.

Edit: Nevermind, I take that applause back, they gave her fucking high heels. First Samus, now Wonder Woman. Just wait until the OoT remake when Sheik is running around in high heels

Dear Men that are designing the outfits of female characters,

High heels aren't evil, but they're not suited for combat. Stop it. Stahp, pls. If not, at least please give a boob window and gigantic cock-bulge to the male characters you design to highlight how ridiculous the heels are.

Kenbo Slice:

Atary77:
What happened to the color? Where is the color? Is nothing allowed to be BRIGHT in these movies? Where's the red, white, blue, and gold? Why are the movie makers borrowing ideas from the Call of Duty color palette? Why is a movie about comic book super heroes have such washed out looking posters? WHY?!

Because DC thinks colors aren't "mature".

I think someone needed to tell Warner Bros. that using the shit crayon on everything isn't mature either.

too brown and is she wearing the tiara upside down?

Eh, kinda brown... Not horrible design outside of color scheme though.

I'm wondering about the actual colour as well. It's hard to tell if there's much colour in the outfit at all.

Overall, I like the outfit. It's very classic looking and, at least in this image, Gadot actually pulls off the look much better than I thought she would. Good stuff.

That will do me. Classical Greek armour as it should be. Yep, that will do me fine....those heels? She's in heels?

MovieBob:
The sepia toned filter of the poster makes it a little difficult to discern what color everything is supposed to be

In other words, Zack Snyder doing his Zack Snyder thing. He always goes overboard with color grading to ensure that there's never more than one or two colors on the screen at once. With Man of Steel it was predominantly blue, with 300 it was predominantly brown, and with with Watchmen it was actually excusable because the graphic novel was like that to begin with.

I'm of the opinion that he needs to hire a competent colorist and stay the hell away from doing any color work himself, because I'm fairly certain he has no understanding of color theory himself.

P.S. Thanks

What's with the aversion to color?

I think it's cool. Of course this site is Marvel fan boy central and everything about this film is reviled in accordance with what MovieBob tells you guys to think. There is no colour because they are going for an aesthetic tone, if you saw images from on-set there would likely be colour but they've gone for a very artistic style.

Who cares about high-heels breaking "realism" when you are watching a film about an orphaned alien from another planet and a man who dresses up as a bat and beats people at night?

But it's cool. I think it's good, there is room for a fun, over the top, colourful superhero franchise and a more drab, mature, and brooding one, because if DC wen for the exact same tone as Marvel they would also be accused of "ripping off".

Also Arrow is an amazing TV show, and Flash looks promising, hopefully they can both be in the Justice League.

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