The power of positive buzz was on full display as Wonder Woman easily set a new record for female-directed movies, and left quite a few notable superhero movies in the dust, too.
The most famous female superhero of all time had an appropriately heroic premiere for her first, live-action solo feature — and she broke a few records along the way, too.
Director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman earned an estimated $100.5 million over the weekend, giving it the best opening weekend of all time for a movie directed by a woman. Perhaps more importantly, its big premiere was accompanied by the best reviews so far — from professional critics and general audiences alike — of any movie in Warner Bros. Pictures’ cinematic superhero universe based on DC Comics characters.
Basically, it was a winning weekend for Wonder Woman, Jenkins, star Gal Gadot, and just about anyone else rooting for the film’s success… see more