Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins confesses she does not want to direct a film for Marvel

Patty Jenkins has accused Marvel for wanting too much control over their films.
Written By Apoorv Shandilya | Updated: June 02, 2020 19:23 IST
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins confesses she does not want to direct a film for Marvel

Patty Jenkins is currently waiting for the release of her film Wonder Woman: 1984 starring Gal Gadot. The original Wonder Woman film was widely called one of the best films made in the DC Extended Universe. Recently Patty Jenkins revealed that she rejected the offer to direct Justice League as it contained too many characters. Jenkins said that she likes comics but does not want to direct a film about a large comic book universe.

 
She said, "I love comics, but I've come to superheroes through films. There is in me this desire to emulate compared to the movies I saw as a child. A certain spirit that reigned in those times. Is that relevant when I shoot? I don't know."
 
She added saying, "The point is, unlike other directors, I don't really care about shared universes, continuity, and that kind of detail. ''I've been contacted to make a 'Justice League' movie in the past, and it doesn't connect to me. Too many characters."
 
Jenkins was also once offered the director position for Thor: The Dark World. She said, "I really like the people who work (at Marvel Studios), but they want full control over their movies. The director is under control. Yes, it can happen. Furthermore, It shows immediately if a director cannot impose his/her vision. When this is the case, I get the impression that these people are doing a different job than me."
 
Talking about her upcoming film, Wonder Woman 1984 Jenkins said, "With Wonder Woman 1984, I think I did exactly what I wanted. And then, everything a superhero movie needs comes naturally to me: I love shooting great action scenes versus great sets. I really enjoy it."




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