‘Marvel Woman 1984’ DC Fandom Trailer Reveals Kristin Wiig as Cheetah


“Marvel Woman 1984” stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig Pedro Pascal and director Patty Jenkins unveiled a brand new trailer for the superhero film throughout the DC FanDome digital conference on Saturday.

The trailer revealed a extra intensive take a look at the movie’s two villains, Barbara Ann Minerva, a.okay.a. Cheetah (Wiig), and Maxwell Lord (Pascal). It seems that Lord has found a technique to give folks their deepest wishes, which for Diana Prince (Gadot) is the return of her lengthy, lengthy, lengthy misplaced love Steve Trevor (Pine), who seemingly died on the finish of 2017’s “Marvel Woman.”

It additionally provides followers their first actual take a look at Wiig as Cheetah, who seems to be a progressive transformation that finally leads to her rising fur and a full tail.

That is the primary prolonged take a look at one in every of most extremely anticipated films of the 12 months because the first trailer for “Marvel Woman 1984” was launched in Dec. 2019.

As with all main films this summer season, “Marvel Woman 1984” left its authentic June launch date within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and is at present scheduled to open on Oct. 2, 2020.

Whether or not the movie will truly follow that date stays an open query that can largely be dictated by public well being issues, and the way many individuals head to theaters within the coming weeks to see films just like the Marvel adaptation “The New Mutants” and the Christopher Nolan thriller “Tenet.”

One factor that was clear from the trailer and the panel is that “Marvel Woman 1984” seemingly won’t debut on premium VOD.

“All of us labored so arduous to carry one thing that may be an enormous, visible spectacular. So we’re going to stay it out — we imagine in placing it within the cinema,” Jenkins stated within the panel, earlier than pointedly avoiding mentioning a selected launch date. “I can’t await the film to come back out quickly!

The trailer additionally doesn’t checklist a launch date, solely noting the movie is opening “solely in cinemas.”

To offer a way of the scope of the film, Pine famous that the manufacturing shut down Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington DC throughout manufacturing.

“The little eight-year-old child in you possibly can’t imagine that you simply’re doing what you’re doing and that you simply get the privilege of doing it,” Pine stated.

A standout second within the panel got here with the shock look of Lynda Carter, who performed Marvel Woman within the TV present that aired from 1975 to 1979. Wiig was particularly thrilled to satisfy Carter, albeit just about, gushing that as a child she worshipped the present, dressed up as Marvel Woman for Halloween, and even wore Marvel Woman underoos.

“After I meet you, might you do me a favor,” Carter replied. “Might you throw your arms round me?”

The “Marvel Woman 1984” panel kicked off the primary wave of DC FanDome occasions which can be unfolding in digital panels all through Saturday, most of them specializing in Warner Bros. upcoming slate of options based mostly on DC Comics properties. A follow-up occasion largely specializing in TV will likely be held on Sept. 12.

Try the total schedule for Saturday’s DC FanDome Occasion Right here.


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