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Wonder Woman Makes History As One Of The First $100+ Million Blockbusters Helmed By A Female Director
By Josh Wilding
Wonder Woman is a big deal for a lot of reasons, but chief among them is the fact that it’s one of only a handful of superhero movies to be directed by a woman. However, the Patty Jenkins-helmed DC Comics adaptation has entered another fairly exclusive club due to it having a budget of over $100 million; that’s because there are only a few movies which can be considered a big budget blockbuster (Kathryn Bigelow’s K-19: The Widowmaker, for example) that haven’t had a man in the director’s chair.
The subject came up when Wonder Woman was brought up at the Cannes Film Festival during a panel which saw Athena Film Festival’s artistic director, Melissa Silverstein, and European Women’s Audiovisual Network head of research and PR, Francine Raveney, discuss the state of women in film as part of Variety and Kering’s “Women in Motion” chat.......
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