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  • Wonder Woman Is Back In Action In The First Trailer For Wonder Woman 1984!

    The upcoming film is chock-full of elements from the ‘80s!
    by Kate Borbon .
  • Everyone’s favorite Amazonian superhero is back! The trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 has just been released, and it is already promising more lasso-flinging and bullet-deflecting action.

    Set in the mid-1980s, Wonder Woman 1984 takes place decades after the events of the first film. Warner Bros. Entertainment, the home of the DC Extended Universe, has not provided many details on the new film, save for a one-line summary: “Diana Prince comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.”

    The trailer begins with Diana Prince, played by Gal Gadot, talking to Barbara Minerva, played by Kristen Wiig. Though Barbara appears to be a friend to Diana, fans of the DC Comics will know that her character will eventually turn into the Cheetah, who is known as one of Wonder Woman’s archenemies.

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    We also see Diana reuniting with her love interest Steve Trevor (played by Chris Pine) and fighting dozens of enemies. Towards the end of the trailer, there’s even a quick clip of her as a child running towards battle! Another iconic DC Universe villain named Maxwell Lord (played by Pedro Pascal) also makes an appearance.

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    Another reason why we’re loving this trailer: the ‘80s aesthetic! The characters are decked in clothes and hairstyles reminiscent of this iconic decade. Even the song featured in the trailer, an instrumental remix of New Order’s “Blue Monday,” is instantly making us nostalgic.

    The official posters featuring the film’s four major characters also exhibit ‘80s influences. Take a look at them below.

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    The Wonder Woman 1984 trailer debuted at Comic Con Experience (CCXP) which took place from December 5 to 8, 2019 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Gal Gadot herself turned up to the event alongside director Patty Jenkins to present the trailer to thousands of adoring fans.

    In the highlights video uploaded on the official Wonder Woman social media accounts, Gal and Patty excited the audience with brief statements teasing what to expect from Wonder Woman 1984.

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    “We set out to make a grand, epic experience like they made in the ‘80s,” Patty said. “It’s a visual experience we’re so lucky we got to bring to you.”

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    Gal shared, “You are the reason to why we’re making these type of movies. I think the movie is universal and is for everyone.”

    According to The Verge, Gal also told the CCXP audience that in the upcoming movie, Diana is “quite lonely, she’s lost all of her friends over the years, and she’s doing what she needs to do.”

    As expected, the trailer received a warm response from the CCXP audience. Fans obviously can’t wait to see Wonder Woman back in action!

    Wonder Woman 1984 hits theaters on June 5, 2020. Watch the trailer below.

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