Gal Gadot teams up with Dwayne Johnson for a globe-trotting action movie

It seems like it has taken a long time, but Gal Gadot is finally getting her first starring film role since Wonder Woman. According to Deadline, she’ll be starring with Dwayne Johnson in Red Notice, a “globe-trotting, action-comedy, heist thriller” that is being kept vague beyond that. Gadot’s character will be a…

Director Patty Jenkins promises a “great love story” in Wonder Woman 2

Justice League pretty much crashed and burned (although there was one scene our critics liked a lot), so fans are looking ahead to the followup to the DCEU’s 2017 success story: director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. Diana (Gal Gadot)’s sweet and charming (and ultimately, ill-fated) romance with Steve Trevor (Chris…

The superheroes of Justice League deserve better than another misbegotten blockbuster

A blockbuster with more studio notes than script (underlined: “Be more Marvel”), Justice League attempts to inject some levity and rock ’n’ roll into Zack Snyder’s dinosaurian version of the DC Comics-verse; in many cases, it ends up with the worst of multiple worlds. Gone are the artistic pretensions and doofy…

Lynda Carter goes after James Cameron for his Wonder Woman comments

Despite having multiple Avatar movies to worry about/make people care about, James Cameron recently took the time to double down on his comments about Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman movie, telling The Hollywood Reporter that Diana of Themyscira was very much an “objectified icon.” For Cameron, who doesn’t seem to think…

Film Academy invites 774 new members, some of whom should’ve been in already

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences is the organization behind the Academy Awards, and it consists of thousands of people who work in the movie industry—from actors and directors to hairstylists and PR people. That means The Academy is basically the not-so-shadowy cabal that runs Hollywood, breaking hearts…

Rumors of Gal Gadot getting screwed over on Wonder Woman have been overstated

Given that the Hollywood gender wage gap—i.e., the phenomenon that sees Jennifer Lawrence rank as Hollywood’s top-paid female star, and still make $30 million less a year than her male contemporaries—is demonstrably still a thing, people have been eyeing the paychecks headed to Warner Bros.’ latest female action star, …