Wonder Woman is in cinemas on 2 June 2017 and the DC comic excitement is real. The film was directed by Patty Jenkins and the cast is made up of some familiar names. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis and Danny Huston all star in the anticipated movie. Gal Gadot was first introduced as Wonder Woman to DC fans in the Superman vs. Batman movie starring Ben Affleck as Batman. Know what to expect and check out the trailer for the film and scroll down to see the character descriptions:
WONDER WOMAN / DIANA OF THEMYSCIRA (Gal Gadot)
One of the world’s greatest and most powerful Super Heroes, Wonder Woman is a fierce Amazon warrior with incredible strength, grace and wisdom, who is unparalleled in hand-to-hand combat. Her arsenal includes her lasso, shield and sword.
Before she is Wonder Woman, Diana is an Amazonian princess, living on the mystical island paradise of Themyscira, training for battle and mastering skills like archery and sword fighting.
Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen)
Hippolyta is Queen of the Amazons and mother of the young princess, Diana. A noble leader, she hopes to teach Diana that her mind is her most powerful weapon.
Antiope (Robin Wright)
General Antiope is the greatest of the Amazon warriors, responsible for training their entire army. The sister of the Amazonian queen, Hippolyta, and aunt to their princess Diana, Antiope secretly trains her eager and gifted young niece to prepare for battle as well.
Steve Trevor (Chris Pine)
Captain Steve Trevor is a courageous American fighter pilot performing dangerous undercover missions in World War I. Captivated by the Amazon princess Diana, he helps her navigate the human world and fights alongside her in battle.
Menalippe (Lisa Loven Kongsli)
Menalippe is the sister of Queen Hippolyta and General Antiope. A skilled Amazon warrior, Menalippe uses the Lasso of Hestia to learn the truth about Steve Trevor’s appearance on the island paradise of Themyscira and the war that rages on in the outside world.
Chief (Eugene Brave Rock)
A smuggler with a well-earned reputation for moving anything behind enemy lines, Chief joins Diana and Steve Trevor in their mission against the enemy.
Sameer (Saïd Taghmaoui)
Sameer, or Sammy, is a skilled linguist, charmer and actor, though many would call him a conman. Together with Chief and Charlie, he joins Diana and Steve Trevor in their mission against the enemy.
Charlie (Ewen Bremner)
Despite suffering from shellshock, Charlie is an expert marksman-for-hire, and joins Diana and Steve Trevor in their mission against the enemy.
Etta Candy (Lucy Davis)
Captain Steve Trevor’s loyal and indispensible secretary, Etta Candy, is a woman ahead of her time. Working from the War Office, she proves an invaluable asset to Steve and Diana’s mission.
General Ludendorff (Danny Huston)
A rogue leader in the German Army who will do anything to continue this war, the ruthless General Ludendorff oversees the covert military installation that houses the factory where Dr. Isabel Maru is developing a secret—and deadly—chemical weapon.
Dr. Isabel Maru (Elena Anaya)
Having earned the nickname “Dr. Poison,” Dr. Isabel Maru is a controversial chemist developing a mysterious new chemical weapon under the guidance of General Ludendorff. She takes great joy in her work—and in the deaths it causes.