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‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins Fights Back Against Anonymous Attack on Film

The director tells people that the accusations are entirely false.

Wonder Woman

“Wonder Woman”

Warner Bros.

It’s no secret that Warner Bros. has been struggling with their DC Extended Universe films. Money-wise, they’re taking in some bucks at the global box office, but critics have torn to pieces the studio’s latest superhero films, “Suicide Squad” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”  Many entertainment pundits, impressed by the first trailer (see below), are betting that “Wonder Woman, ” directed by Patty Jenkins and starring the glorious Gal Gadot and Chris Pine, would deliver.  

So then comes an anonymous open letter to the studio’s CEO Kevin Tsujihara from a clearly disgruntled former WB employee detailing how, in the author’s opinion, Warner Bros. has damaged employees lives, laying people off and not holding the senior leadership responsible for the failure of a handful of films.

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

READ MORE: ‘Wonder Woman’ Trailer: Gal Gadot Is a Major Badass Warrior in First Look

After the accusations, it didn’t take long for director Jenkins to step up and defend her work, writing in a series of tweets that the comments were “entirely false.”

“Woah, just saw this press about ‘WW’ having problems. Are they serious? This is some made up bs right here. Made up! Produce a source, anyone,” she tweeted.

READ MORE: ‘Suicide Squad’: We Debate What Went Wrong With the Maligned DC Property

Jenkins continued by telling people to not believe the rumors and concluded with a “real lasso of truth,” stating that “time will reveal [the] letter to be false.” 

The film is set to be released June 2, 2017. See all of Jenkins’s tweets below, as well as the mesmerizing trailer.


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