MOVIE Wonder Woman took the 2017 summer box office by storm, becoming the highest-grossing superhero origin film of all-time domestically, as well as the highest-grossing movie of all-time directed by a woman. Gal Gadot, playing the role she was born for, essays the role of Diana, Princess of Themyscira, a hidden island of Amazon warriors who live a peaceful existence outside the world of men. That tranquility is violently broken by the arrival of Steve Trevor, an American Air Force pilot working with the British to stop the German Gen. Ludendorff and his associate, Dr. Isabel Maru, from creating a deadly weapon that could wipe out mankind. Believing Ludendorff to be Ares, a being who wiped out nearly all the Gods until he was subdued by Zeus, Diana accompanies Steve to the front lines of Europe, hoping to stop Ares before he can claim any more lives.
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