Patty Jenkins explains why Wonder Woman 1984 has two villains


“Max Lord is a great ‘Wonder Woman’ character. If it was just a vixen… like, Gal’s a model, a full-blown model. “It turned out that the story was the thing that gave birth to the need for both (villains),” Jenkins told Total Film in an interview. It’s like you’ve never seen him before too,” Jenkins added. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. By: PTI | Los Angeles |

Published: May 3, 2020 11:23:10 am

Wonder Woman 1984 is a sequel to 2017 blockbuster Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot as the titular DC superhero. I love him serving the role he is right now. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. Cheetah was the villain that we were focused on having in this movie, but then Max Lord, throughout the history of Wonder Woman comics he serves a very mechanical purpose, often,” she added. The filmmaker also explained her decision to cast Wiig opposite Gadot in the sequel. So they have such a different space. “It wasn’t that I thought I needed both. I thought that was an interesting way to tell the story,” Jenkins said. “It doesn’t have to be against expectations, I think it has to be fresh, you know? In the sequel, which will come out in August, Gadot’s Wonder Woman will face-off against Barbara Ann Minerva aka Cheetah (Kristen Wiig) as well as businessman Maxwell Lord (Pedro Pascal). Filmmaker Patty Jenkins has made it clear that it wasn’t her idea to have two villains in her upcoming movie Wonder Woman 1984 and says it happened organically. The much-awaited film is a sequel to Jenkins’ 2017 blockbuster Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot as the titular DC superhero. As for Pascal, the director said the Narcos star has done a “fantastic” job with his character. “That felt a little dull, versus a beautiful woman who’s totally different – Kristen – who’s really funny but a total juxtaposition to Gal. If we cast another full-blown model and it’s a cat fight? Pedro Pascal is fantastic at this role.