Exclusive: Connie Nielsen talks about Zack Snyder’s Justice League & WW84!
While chatting with the actress to discuss her work in the action thriller directed by Bob Odenkirk NobodyComingSoon.net had the opportunity to look back with Connie Nielsen on the newly released DC Extended Universe excursions Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Wonder Woman 1984! Our exclusive chat can be viewed in the player below!
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Zack Snyder’s Justice League It reportedly cost around $ 70 million to properly complete the editing and visual effects of the director’s original vision, as well as the additional photography. The original post-production crew returned with the cast to include additional dialogue for the cut.
After his belief in humanity was restored after the sacrifice of Superman, Justice League The focus is on Bruce Wayne, who uses this emotional fuel together with Diana Prince to assemble a team of heroes – Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash – in order to prepare to stand together against the world-destructive threat posed by Steppenwolf and his manic master Darkseid.
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The new cut of the film is based on a script by Chris Terrio from an original story by Terrio, Snyder and Will Beall and includes actors directed by Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry / Aquaman, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen / The Flash, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone / Cyborg and Henry Cavill as Clark Kent / Superman. Also included in the ensemble are Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, JK Simmons as Commissioner Jim Gordon, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Ciarán Hinds as Steppenwolf and Ray Porter as Darkseid.
Released in November 2017, the film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences, praising the action and performances of Gadot and Miller, and criticizing every other aspect of the film, namely the inconsistent tone that many accuse Joss Whedon of (The Avengers) because after taking over the direction of Snyder. With a huge budget of $ 300 million and a breakeven point of $ 750 million, the film is considered a box office bomb, grossing just $ 658 million.
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Fast forward to the 1980s when Wonder Woman faces two brand new enemies on her next big adventure: Max Lord and The Cheetah. With director Patty Jenkins at the helm and Gal Gadot returning in the title role, Wonder Woman 1984 is Warner Bros. Pictures’ successor to the first outing of DC Super Hero, the 2017 record Wonder woman.
The film also features Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Kristen Wiig as The Cheetah, Pedro Pascal as Max Lord, Robin Wright as Antiope and Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta. Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot and Stephen Jones are producing the film. Rebecca Steel Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Marianne Jenkins, Geoff Johns, Walter Hamada, Chantal Nong Vo and Wesley Coller are the executive producers. Patty Jenkins directed a script she co-wrote with Geoff Johns & David Callaham, a Jenkins & Johns story based on characters from DC.
Wonder Woman 1984 is currently available in digital and Blu-ray versions Zack Snyder’s Justice League is now streamed on HBO Max!