On top of delivering the first full-length trailer for ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, Warner Brothers, director Patty Jenkins, and star Gal Gadot also presented four new character posters for the film. Both the trailer and the posters were unveiled at São Paulo, Brazil’s annual CCXP, one of the largest fan cons in the world, in a panel (which look looked more like a rock concert!) that was streamed live on Twitter.
As you can tell from the title, this movie moves the action from 1918 (the setting of the first movie) to 1984, and these posters take a deep dive into the fashions. After being resurrected somehow, Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) quickly blends in by sporting a Member’s Only jacket and a fanny pack, not to mention ‘Top Gun’-style aviator glasses.
Kristen Wiig, who starts out as the mild-mannered Barbara Minerva, eventually becomes the Cheetah. Her character poster looks to be about half-way between the two as she’s looking a little wild in animal prints, with a snake-print leather jacket and cheetah skirt. She is wearing ripped tights and too much eyeliner to be the good girl she appeared to be in the trailer.
Pedro Pascal joins the cast as Max Lord, a sinister ’80s business tycoon, who Patty Jenkins referred to as “the King of the Infomercials.” He claims to be able to make anyone’s dreams come true, which might have something to do with Steve’s resurrection.
Pascal is sporting a sharp power suit and what is probably a very expensive watch. Clearly, he is modeled after the most high-profile ’80s businessman… oh, what was that guy’s name again? And whatever became of him?
And finally, here is the woman at the center of it all. Gadot’s new gold armor had already been revealed on an earlier poster, but this is it from a slightly different angle. As was revealed in the trailer, this suit does indeed come with a pair of wings, based on the design by Alex Ross from the miniseries ‘Kingdom Come’.
What do you think of the new posters? Do you have a favorite?
You can catch the cast and their new garments in action when ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ opens on June 5, 2020.