Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins addresses rumours the film is 'a mess'

'Zero about the movie we are making has been called a mess by anyone in the know'

Jack Shepherd@JackJShepherd
Sunday 14 August 2016 10:06
Wonder Woman - Comic-Con Trailer

Following the mediocre reception to both Suicide Squad and Batman v Superman, many DC fans are becoming increasingly worried about Warner Bros’ upcoming slate of superhero films.

Next up is Wonder Woman, the first trailer having taken the internet by storm earlier this year after debuting at Comic-Con in San Diego.

However, a critical letter published by an 'alleged former Warner Bros. employee' under the name Gracie Law has started doing the rounds online.

The author of the letter criticises the studio, specifically CEO Kevin Tsujihara, alledging the studio mishandled the likes of Edge of Tomorrow, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and The Hobbit trilogy.

Eventually, the studio’s DC film slate is mentioned, the disgruntled ‘ex-employee’ saying they have completely mangled the ‘entire slate’ of films, including Wonder Woman.

“What are you even doing? I wish to God you were forced to live out of a car until you made a #1 movie of the year,” the letter reads.

“Maybe Wonder Woman wouldn’t be such a mess. Don’t try to hide behind the great trailer. People inside are already confirming it’s another mess. It is almost impressive how you keep rewarding the same producers and executives for making the same mistakes, over and over.”

Despite the source of the letter remaining unconfirmed, Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has tackled the criticism head on, saying: “Zero about the movie we are making has been called a mess by anyone in the know.”

Of course, Jenkins was always going to defend her film, much in the same way as she defended Suicide Squad, so there is no real way of proving either side. Fans will have to wait until June next year to form their own opinion on the film.

Meanwhile, Suicide Squad has suffered a relatively big hit at the box office, the film expected to drop 68% weekend-to-weekend at the box office.

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