Patty Jenkins: We tried very hard to stay true to the spirit of Wonder Woman


And then there are breakthrough years. Pulling in $816 million worldwide last summer, it was the most successful live-action film ever directed by a woman. 2017-12-15T13:03:58+00:00″>
Updated: December 15, 2017 1:03 pm

This year, Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, was a mega-hit worldwide. Related News
DC Extended Universe: All confirmed upcoming moviesFrom Man of Steel to Justice League: All DC universe movies rankedWonder Woman director Patty Jenkins: Chris Pine is a beastSome people have breakout years. The tagline said it all: “The director re-defining how the world sees women.”
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App This year, Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, was a mega-hit worldwide. “But really, it’s an opportunity to rediscover what that Wonder Woman is and because that Wonder Woman is so near and dear to my heart, it actually ended up being an opportunity to make this incredibly personal film for many of us about just struggling to be a good person and find her inner hero.” Jenkins personal vision of “Wonder Woman” obviously appealed to anyone who loves a great action movie. Director Patty Jenkins had one with Monster in 2003, a movie that earned Charlize Theron a best actress Academy Award. “I think we tried very hard to stay true to the spirit of the Wonder Woman that I love and grew up loving,” Jenkins said. And it was clearly a breakthrough in what was otherwise a less-than-spectacular summer at the box office. 7 on the short list. “But, obviously is an incredible honor to do.” She added: “The biggest challenge was … being able to engage with the incredible ride we were on.”
While the silence-breakers of the “#MeToo” movement were Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year,” Patty Jenkins was No. “Keeping up with the phenomenon of what it was meaning to people, what people were taking it on to be and what people were finding … it was something that I really wasn’t prepared for,” Jenkins said.