Gal Gadot plays the superheroine, but her tenure in the franchise, with James Gunn’s new plans, doesn’t seem certain.
Shazam! The fury of the gods It has already hit theaters. The film, sequel to Shazam!continues the story of billy batson with Zachary Levi as the protagonist and David F. Sandberg behind the cameras. It’s no surprise that Gal Gadot makes a cameo as Diana/Wonder Woman, the advances of the film have already been in charge of revealing it before the premiere. And, although the appearance of the Amazon is great, the truth is that it is also tremendously sad: What if it’s the last time we see the actress in the DC Universe?
BEWARE, ‘SPOILERS’! The following paragraphs include ‘spoilers’ for Shazam! The fury of the gods.
Wonder Woman appears at the end of the movie. billy batson has destroyed Kalypso (Lucy Liu), the daughter of Atlas who decided to change the plans of his sisters Hewaits (Helen Mirren) and Anthea (Rachel Zegler) to take back what was taken from her father. Kalypso wants to destroy the Earth and her relatives do not agree and the only way to prevent her from carrying out her evil plan is for Billy Batson to sacrifice himself as a god and a hero.
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After his death, all his siblings hold a funeral. There is no magic because there are no gods left in the world and he cannot be resurrected. Or so it seemed. That’s when Wonder Woman, daughter of Zeus, comes into action. Thanks to her, the magic returns to the staff of the Magician (Djimon Hounsou) and that brings back Billy Batson. The protagonist unsuccessfully flirts with Diana, who leaves reminding him to keep saving the world.
END OF THE ‘SPOILERS’.
Why may this be the last time we see Gadot in the DC Universe? Well, because the plans of James Gunn and Peter Safran, new leaders of DC Studiosthey seem to want to wipe the slate clean and almost completely eliminate the Warner Bros. franchise as we know it.
We will have to wait and see what happens, but it is possible that Gadot will follow the same path as Henry Cavill, who will not return as Clark Kent/Superman in the future of the DC Universe. To this we must add that Wonder Woman 3which was confirmed after the premiere of the sequel Wonder Woman 1984seems to have been ruled out.
It is true that Gunn confirmed that the actress had a meeting with him and Safran. What’s more, she said that Wonder Woman will be involved in the franchise, but it has not been clear if Gadot is the one who will get back into her skin or not.. Asked by a Twitter user if there are any plans for the character and if he will be abandoned for a long time, Gunn replied “yes” to the plans and “no” to the abandonment.
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At the moment, it is only confirmed as part of the new plans of the DC Universe related to the superheroine the series. Paradise Losta prequel set on Themyscira before the events of Wonder Woman and told in the style Game of Thrones. But then again, it doesn’t look like Gadot is going to be a part of it.
You can’t do anything but wait for Gunn to continue telling what he has in mind regarding the most veteran actors in the franchise. At the moment, two more films from the old era of the DC Universe remain to be released: The Flash the June 16 and Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom he December 29. After this it seems that everything will change.
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