Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins has revealed that she practically exited the franchise over pay discrepancy.
The director helmed 2017’s unique Marvel Girl, although it took some time for Jenkins to be confirmed because the DC sequel’s director.
She has now revealed that in that point she virtually walked away from the film over pay disparity, recalling to the Happy Sad Confused podcast: “It’s attention-grabbing as somebody who by no means made any revenue in my profession up till Marvel Girl, that I used to be at all times at peace with it. I used to be like, ‘Hey I get it.’
“However now I used to be like, ‘Pay attention, I by no means made any cash in my profession since you at all times had the leverage and I didn’t.’ However now the shoe is on the opposite foot so it’s time to show the tables.”
Marvel Girl 1984 (Credit score: Warner Bros)
Explaining how male administrators have been paid greater than their feminine counterparts, Jenkins continued: “I don’t need to discuss a quote system that’s boxed me out and it’s not even true.
“It was simple to search out that all the males not simply had quotes, they’d made an impartial movie after which a primary [superhero] film. They bought paid seven occasions greater than me for the primary superhero film. Then on the second, they bought paid greater than me nonetheless.”
Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot in Los Angeles in January 2019. Credit score: Emma McIntyre/Getty Photographs for Turner
She added: “It was a simple combat to say, ‘This could’t be. It tremendous can’t be. And it actually can’t be on Marvel Girl… It was an attention-grabbing factor to do, however it was a simple factor to do within the truth I used to be lifeless severe.
“That I used to be like ‘If I can’t be victorious on this regard, then I’m letting everybody down.’ If not me, who? So it turned one thing I turned very, very, very captivated with.”
In the meantime, it has been confirmed that Marvel Girl 1984 will become available on video on demand in the UK from January 13.
In a four-star review of the new movie, NME wrote: “It’s heat, uplifting and greater than something, crammed with a comforting sense of hope, a lot wanted in these unsettling occasions. And it does all this with out scrimping on kick-ass motion sequences, that are pure euphoria.”