Shazam!It’s no shock that Wrath of the Gods’ big cameo was added at the last minute
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Shazam!wrath of the gods Director David F. Sandberg has revealed that Wonder Woman’s unexpected cameo has been part of the superhero movie from the beginning.
Talking exclusively to TechRadar ahead of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) movie – read our Shazam!wrath of the gods In case you haven’t already — Sandberg explains how Gal Gadot’s superhero made it into the sequel.
Sandberg has been with Shazam since the beginning!Two screenwriters Henry Gaydon and Chris Morgan – hoping for a likable cameo from Wonder Woman wrath of the gods. As Sandberg explained to TechRadar: “No, that [Wonder Woman’s appearance] always there [the script] from the very beginning. “
Despite wanting Gadot to appear in Shazam’s second live-action film, Sandberg doubts that Gadot and/or Warner Bros. will agree to let her appear in the film. how so?Sandberg’s been burned before — the director previously hoped to guest star Henry Cavill’s Superman in 2019 Shazam! Before it fails at the last moment.
“I doubt it’s really going to happen,” Sandberg said. “That’s because of what happened to Henry in the first movie, it fell apart and I had to use a stand-in to chop off his head. But yeah, Wonder Woman has always been there, although I don’t think we’re going to get Gal.”
Mind you, Wonder Woman’s cameo shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Like Shazam, the DC superhero — whose real name is Diana Prince — is inextricably linked to Greek mythology, as she is the daughter of Zeus.Considering Shazam’s connection to the Greek gods, not to mention the daughter of Atlas in wrath of the godsShazam and Wonder Woman seem like a match made in heaven.
Well, anyway, from a teamwork standpoint.as wrath of the gods On the show, Shazam — or rather, teenage Billy Batson — doesn’t get a chance to actually date Wonder Woman, even though the movie teases him with doing so in a funny dream sequence early in its run.As revealed by Sandberg, Gadot appeared in Shazam! 2 Always just a cameo, which means there’s never another script that features her more prominently.
“Gal has never had a bigger role because, you know, we’re never going to get her!”, Sandberg added. “We made it bigger with this movie, but it’s still Shazam. It’s a little bit smaller than the other superhero movies, so I’m excited to get her. It’s like ‘Finally, we’ve got a DC cameo movie. Real Actor Avatars!
“It also allows us to poke fun at people with the scene where the wizard’s head is on top of Wonder Woman. You can only do that if you actually have her at the end. Otherwise, people get p***ed* d left, and walked out of the theater unmoved.”
Unfortunately for Sandberg and the film’s cast and wider crew, Wonder Woman’s cameo was unexpectedly spoiled early wrath of the gods‘ Post.A TV commercial for the film, which aired last weekend (March 11/March 12, 2012), confirms that she will be in Shazam! 2 — the news led Sandberg to tweet a warning to his followers about the spoiler-centric ad, as well as any other major spoilers audiences would want to avoid before seeing the movie on the big screen.
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It’s unclear why Warner Bros. decided to release Wonder Woman’s cameo in the TV spot. Perhaps studio execs are concerned that the upcoming DCEU film will not do well at the box office, and think that the reveal of Wonder Woman’s appearance might send some viewers who might have been on the fence about seeing the film in theaters to their local movie theaters. , to see how Diana fits the plot into the plot.
Either way, it’s a fun cameo that brings some closure to Gadot’s time as the iconic superhero in the DCEU.New DC Studios co-head James Gunn has confirmed (according to IGN (opens in a new tab)) He talked to Gadot about a possible appearance in his and Peter Safran’s new look at the DC Cinematic Universe (DCU), the first of which was announced in late January.
However, it’s unclear if Gadot will reprise her role as Wonder Woman, or if she’ll take on another role. if the latter one, wrath of the gods It may prove to be her last appearance as the popular superhero.
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