The upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie will set the stage for female superhero movies, and one of the movie's main villains is a known Wonder Woman nemesis in the comic books: Ares, the God of War.
According to reports, Gal Gadot, who stars as the Amazonian warrior princess Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman, has said that her upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie will set the bar for future female superhero movies as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman does not need a man to aid to her rescue.
With the numerous films made about male superheroes in the past couple of years, it is not really a far cry for the "Wonder Woman" movie to be the penultimate female superhero film. Apart from the popularity of Wonder Woman herself, the movie has all the makings of being a blockbuster, such as a riveting story and impressive cast.
In an earlier interview, Gadot said that "Wonder Woman" will be different from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," where she debuted as Wonder Woman for a short exposure; rather, "Wonder Woman" will be about Diana Prince's coming-of-age story.
"Wonder Woman" has already released two trailers, and, from the looks, of it, earlier rumors on how its story will pan out seem to be valid. Joblo reported last year that the movie will feature two time settings: World War 1 and the present time. The said online publication said that the movie's main villains will be Ares, the God of War, and Circe, who are two of the most formidable forces that Wonder Woman battled in the comic books. Allegedly, the two will be manipulating government officials to start a war.
Based on the latest trailer of "Wonder Woman" movie, some people suspect that Danny Houston's German army officer character may be Ares in his human form. According to reports, eagle-eyed fans were able to spot a scene from the latest "Wonder Woman" trailer, showing that the Amazon warrior princess has lassoed Houston's character and about to slam him on the roof.
Screen Rant opines that there is no need for Wonder Woman to treat an aging man with such force, if he were a mere mortal, as it would result in his death. Hence, it is likely that Houston's character may be Ares after all, masquerading as a German officer.
Is Ares really one of the main villains in "Wonder Woman?" Is Houston's character really Ares in his human form?
Find out when "Wonder Woman" arrives in theaters on June 2, 2017.