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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Spandau Belly on Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:21 pm



Does Lana Wachwoski count?

I actually think she'd be a good choice.
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

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Variety:
Michelle MacLaren In Talks to Direct ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie

THR:
'Game of Thrones' Director Top Choice for 'Wonder Woman' Movie
Michelle MacLaren is being compared to Kathryn Bigelow as she helms episodes of 'Thrones' and 'The Walking Dead'
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

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Screenwriter Says WB Actually Writing Six WONDER WOMAN Scripts

Arash Amel says Warner Bros. didn't just hire Jason Fuchs (Pan) to write their Wonder Woman movie but they've hired five other writers to pen separate scripts. Is this a tactic that will help produce the best Wonder Woman movie possible or are WB making a mistake?
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

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'Wonder Woman' Movie Finds a New Director (Exclusive)
Patty Jenkins, who at one point was to direct 'Thor 2' for rival Marvel Studios, has closed a deal to helm Warner Bros.’ female superhero movie.
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Warner Bros. Film Chief on 'Wonder Woman,' J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts' Script and How DC Will Compete With Marvel
Greg Silverman, president of creative development and worldwide production at the studio, also talks to THR about why he moved the big-budget 'Pan' out of summer.
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Wonder Woman Movie to Begin Production in November


HOT RUMOR: Sean Bean & Eva Green Eyed For Villain Roles In 'Wonder Woman'
Umberto Gonzalez wrote:Sean Bean is being considered for Ares - The God of War.

Eva Green is being eyed for Circe - The Sorceress.

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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:24 pm

I'd hit it
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheBaxter on Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:50 pm

Peven wrote:I'd hit it


it would hit back.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:22 pm

TheBaxter wrote:
Peven wrote:I'd hit it


it would hit back.



hurts so good :-P
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby so sorry on Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:26 pm

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Hmmm, that one was pretty bad ass!
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:07 pm

TheButcher wrote:


I wouldn't mind polishing her armor :-P :wink:
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:09 am

Vulture:
This Open Letter by an Alleged Former Warner Bros. Employee Rages at Top Executives
I wish to God you were forced to live out of a car until you made a #1 movie of the year. Maybe Wonder Woman wouldn't be such a mess. Don't try to hide behind the great trailer. People inside are already confirming it's another mess. It is almost impressive how you keep rewarding the same producers and executives for making the same mistakes, over and over.

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Patty Jenkins Responds to Open Letter Tearing Down Wonder Woman with Tweets
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheBaxter on Sat Aug 13, 2016 10:13 am

is it really an open letter if you refuse to sign your real name to it?
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:01 pm

Wonder Woman’ Producer, Director Promise Film Will Be More ‘Optimistic’ Than ‘Batman v Superman
Brent Lang wrote:The film-making team behind next summer’s “Wonder Woman” tells Variety that the superhero icon’s first big screen adventure will be very different from the most recent DC Comics cinematic efforts.

“‘Wonder Woman’ is very different in tone and style than ‘Batman v Superman’ and ‘Suicide Squad,'” said Deborah Snyder, a producer on all of the films.
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Ribbons on Thu Nov 03, 2016 2:17 pm

I hate it!
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby so sorry on Thu Nov 03, 2016 2:23 pm

Yeah, it was pretty bad. I don't like what's his name much at all, think he's a pretty weak leading man.
That said, Gal Gadot is a freakin' knockout, and watching her in a skimpy suit jumping around and whatnot...could be worse things to submit myself to.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Ribbons on Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:21 pm

I actually didn't watch it, but I will. Riigggghhht.... now
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Ribbons on Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:26 pm

Actually it looks okay. Hopefully there's not QUITE so much Snyder-esque slo-mo in the actual film.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:19 am

so sorry wrote:Yeah, it was pretty bad. I don't like what's his name much at all, think he's a pretty weak leading man.
That said, Gal Gadot is a freakin' knockout, and watching her in a skimpy suit jumping around and whatnot...could be worse things to submit myself to.

Looks ok.
Not great.
Just ok.
Chris Pinesworth sucks. Can't wait for Paramount to reboot Star Trek!
I don't like Danny Huston either.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Al Shut on Fri Nov 04, 2016 5:01 am

I really need to do some cathing up with the dc movies
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:29 am

Screen Rant:
Wonder Woman Director Teases Final Effects & ‘Epic’ Score
Hacksaw Ridge composer Rupert Gregson-Williams is scoring Wonder Woman
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:09 am

Wonder Woman Is a Disjointed Disaster Says DC Insider

Batman-News.com:
#WonderWoman was shown to a test audience in California tonight!!

Splash Report ‏@thesplashreport:
There was a test screening of #WonderWoman in California, DM us or let us know if you want to send in your review :-)

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Read one tweeter describe it as dark and gloomy with the WWI backdrop like BvS and Suicide Squad. Very serious in tone.
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Re: Joss Whedon’s Cancelled Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:21 pm

RogueScribner wrote:Warners lassos "Wonder Woman" spec script

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Warner Bros. Pictures and Silver Pictures are quietly in the process of buying a "Wonder Woman" spec script from newcomers Matthew Jennison and Brent Strickland, sources said.

The studio and producer Joel Silver have been developing a big-screen version of the DC Comics superhero, with "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon writing the script and attached to direct.

So why does the studio want another "Wonder Woman" script? Sources said the purchase is a pre-emptive measure. By taking the spec script off the market, it aims to protect itself against the possibility that any similarities between the scripts could be fodder for future legal action.

It is understood that the Jennison-Strickland script is set against the backdrop of World War II, while Whedon's script is set in the present day.

Silver has no interest in making a period version of "Wonder Woman," sources said. But as the spec script made the rounds, it landed at Silver Pictures, and executives there were impressed by Jennison and Strickland's writing.

"Wonder Woman" has long been in the hopper as a feature at Warners, and it went through several writers before Whedon came on board in March 2005.

Reps for Warners and Silver Pictures declined comment.


Wonder Woman: Details on Joss Whedon’s Cancelled Movie Adaptation
Molly Freeman wrote:For an in-depth piece on the legacy of DC Comics’ Wonder Woman, Whedon spoke with Empire about his cancelled project. The film would have been set in modern day and featured Diana Prince leaving her home of Themyscira with the character’s comic book love interest Steve Trevor to deal with real-world problems like drug dealers in Gateway City. Whedon said:
I worked really hard on that movie and it meant a lot [to me], but I don’t know if what I was trying to do would fit in with what [the studio’s] vision is. I had a take on the film that, well, nobody liked… We just saw different movies, and at the price range this kind of movie hangs in, that’s never gonna work.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:27 am

Twitter:
Tina Guo wrote:Recording #ElectricCello for my new #WonderWoman single.... coming soon!

Wonder Woman Theme - Batman v Superman - Tina Guo

OFFICIAL - Is She With You? - Batman v Superman Soundtrack - Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:48 am

SPOILERS!
Heroic Hollywood:
‘Wonder Woman’ Scene Breakdown
ANDY BEHBAKHT wrote:Last week, Heroic Hollywood took part in an edit bay visit for the film in London, where we met Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, who is currently
working with her team on finishing up the movie. In addition to learning new first act details and Diana’s backstory, we were fortunate to be shown new footage from the Wonder Woman film!


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‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins on Being Inspired by Richard Donner’s ‘Superman’
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Thu May 11, 2017 2:38 pm

Deadline May 11, 2017:
‘Wonder Woman’ Flies Onto Tracking With Projected $65M+ Opening, On Par With ‘Thor’ & ‘Captain America’
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Ribbons on Thu May 11, 2017 11:54 pm

What!? She's Wonder Woman! Come on, people!
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Fri May 19, 2017 1:35 am

Why the Marketing of Wonder Woman at Warner Bros. Is Coming Under Fire
Is the Gal Gadot movie getting a fair shake?


First ‘Wonder Woman’ Reactions Hail the Film as the Best DCEU Movie So Far
Here's what the critics have to say about the latest DCEU pic.
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

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'Wonder Woman': Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins Honor Zack Snyder and Share Sequel Thoughts
"Zack is one of the nicest people you will ever meet in your life. I want the world to wrap their arms around him and embrace him," said Jenkins.
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Re: Wonder Woman

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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheBaxter on Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:17 pm



yeah, but is it any good?
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:56 pm

TheBaxter wrote:


yeah, but is it any good?


:lol: :) :| :? :shock: :x :evil: :twisted:
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:23 pm

BMD May. 29, 2017:
Wonder Woman is unquestionably the best DC superhero film since The Dark Knight


'Wonder Woman' banned in Lebanon because lead actress is Israeli
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheButcher on Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:42 am

Let's Talk About the Men of 'Wonder Woman'
Steve Trevor is a fully realized character, who is as much an active participant in our heroine's journey as he is in the larger narrative.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:55 am

TheButcher wrote:Let's Talk About the Men of 'Wonder Woman'
Steve Trevor is a fully realized character, who is as much an active participant in our heroine's journey as he is in the larger narrative.



one could argue that he is as much a protagonist in the story as WW, and at least as much the hero, regardless of his lack of superpowers. his is a story of redemption, a man finding purpose in life amidst chaos, he has a real arc. WW is the same character in the final frame as the first, she is relatively unchanged due to what she has gone through in the story aside from knowing more.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheBaxter on Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:54 pm

TheButcher wrote:Let's Talk About the Men of 'Wonder Woman'
Steve Trevor is a fully realized character, who is as much an active participant in our heroine's journey as he is in the larger narrative.


after all these years, it's refreshing to finally see men getting the kinds of decent roles with fleshed-out, fully realized characters that women have monopolized for decades. i was worried his character would just be the typical "dude in distress" that hollywood keeps foisting on us.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:42 pm

TheBaxter wrote:
TheButcher wrote:Let's Talk About the Men of 'Wonder Woman'
Steve Trevor is a fully realized character, who is as much an active participant in our heroine's journey as he is in the larger narrative.


after all these years, it's refreshing to finally see men getting the kinds of decent roles with fleshed-out, fully realized characters that women have monopolized for decades. i was worried his character would just be the typical "dude in distress" that hollywood keeps foisting on us.



I am sure Pine was appreciative of being used for more than just his pretty face and sexy figure :-P
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:54 pm

TheBaxter wrote:
TheButcher wrote:Let's Talk About the Men of 'Wonder Woman'
Steve Trevor is a fully realized character, who is as much an active participant in our heroine's journey as he is in the larger narrative.


after all these years, it's refreshing to finally see men getting the kinds of decent roles with fleshed-out, fully realized characters that women have monopolized for decades. i was worried his character would just be the typical "dude in distress" that hollywood keeps foisting on us.



seriously, though, it isn't as if women are rounded up and forced to make movies, if actresses want more substantive roles than stop taking the shallow ones and agreeing to show more tits and ass than character. I have to laugh every time some actress like Scarlett Johansson talks about wanting women to get more meaty, meaningful roles when the fact is if Hollywood worked like that actresses like Johansson wouldn't be famous, since her acting chops aren't anything special. if she and other actresses that are more model than actor really believed in wanting equality they would say, "i only get these roles because I am hotter than other, better actresses" THEN I might actually believe the sincerity of their "feminist" rhetoric. (of course then there is the matter of white actresses and actors taking ethnic roles, and Johansson didn't mind doing that at all, a little hypocritical if you ask me)

Charlize Theron had to be uglied up for her oscar role. why not just hire an actress who had the ability and was plain-looking?

I think there should be more roles for women that are fleshed out and fully realized, but I think the blame game that goes on is waaaay too simplified and inaccurate as to all who are responsible for a lack of them.
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Re: Wonder Woman 2: Wonder Harder

Postby TheButcher on Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:52 am

Patty Jenkins Not As Contractually Obligated To Direct WONDER WOMAN 2 As Previously Thought
Despite previous reports, Jenkins is not yet signed to direct the WONDER WOMAN sequel.
SCOTT WAMPLER wrote:Turns out, Jenkins' return was not as locked-in as was previously reported. A new post over at The Hollywood Reporter reveals the following:
"While star Gal Gadot has an option in place for Wonder Woman 2 as part of her overall deal to appear in several DC movies, Warner Bros. executives enlisted Jenkins for just one film, a decision that could end up costing the studio millions of dollars if Jenkins' reps drive a hard bargain for her to return."
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby TheBaxter on Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:32 am

Peven wrote:
TheBaxter wrote:
TheButcher wrote:Let's Talk About the Men of 'Wonder Woman'
Steve Trevor is a fully realized character, who is as much an active participant in our heroine's journey as he is in the larger narrative.


after all these years, it's refreshing to finally see men getting the kinds of decent roles with fleshed-out, fully realized characters that women have monopolized for decades. i was worried his character would just be the typical "dude in distress" that hollywood keeps foisting on us.



seriously, though, it isn't as if women are rounded up and forced to make movies, if actresses want more substantive roles than stop taking the shallow ones and agreeing to show more tits and ass than character. I have to laugh every time some actress like Scarlett Johansson talks about wanting women to get more meaty, meaningful roles when the fact is if Hollywood worked like that actresses like Johansson wouldn't be famous, since her acting chops aren't anything special. if she and other actresses that are more model than actor really believed in wanting equality they would say, "i only get these roles because I am hotter than other, better actresses" THEN I might actually believe the sincerity of their "feminist" rhetoric. (of course then there is the matter of white actresses and actors taking ethnic roles, and Johansson didn't mind doing that at all, a little hypocritical if you ask me)

Charlize Theron had to be uglied up for her oscar role. why not just hire an actress who had the ability and was plain-looking?

I think there should be more roles for women that are fleshed out and fully realized, but I think the blame game that goes on is waaaay too simplified and inaccurate as to all who are responsible for a lack of them.


that's right, if you don't like the types of roles you're being offered, just shut up and refuse them. just like if you're a female reporter at Fox News and you don't like Roger Ailes and BIll O'Reilly sticking their hands up your skirt, just stay quiet and quit and go work somewhere else. or if you're a single mom and you don't like that you're only able to find minimum wage jobs that don't come close to paying a living wage, just don't take those jobs and surely something better-paying will come along eventually. keeping your mouth shut always leads to improvements.

if ScarJo is really as useless and talentless as you say, why would she turn down any role she was offered? Hollywood is full of plenty of superhot young women with little or no acting ability, finding a cheaper, more pliable replacement would be no trouble at all. that's not going to increase the number of worthy female roles in hollywood films. it's not going to decrease the number of shitty roles. in fact, a number of high-profile actresses like Jessica Chastain have done that, have turned down roles. but you have to achieve a pretty high level of fame and security to be able to have that privilege. the vast majority of actresses aren't in the position to be selective about what roles they take, to demand equal pay to their male co-stars, etc.

i find it odd to lay the blame on ScarJo and Charlize Theron and all those other pretty actresses for being offered roles and opportunities because they're too beautiful, rather than blaming the people who make the movies, the producers and studio executives and casting agents who decide who does or doesn't get offered a role or hired for a job. is it their fault they're so beautiful? should they just go around saying "i'm too hot to play that part" any time they are offered a job that could be played by a plain or ugly actress? it's really easy to tell other people to turn down jobs and paychecks out of principle. never mind that it's conflating two different issues, the lack of good female roles overall and the lack of opportunity for less attractive actresses. but, even though they're two different issues, they do have the same fundamental cause (along with the issues of whitewashing and lack of roles for other ethnicities as well), which is that hollywood is still a rich white boys' club, and as long as there is a lack of diversity among studio executives, producers, writers and directors and all the people who are responsible for making movies, and making decisions about what kinds of movies get made, what kinds of stories they tell, what kinds of characters they create, as long as those decisions are mostly made by white men, they're mostly going to reflect the tastes and interests of white men.
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Re: Wonder Woman

Postby Peven on Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:37 pm

of course, you are going to try to oversimplify things. because that is how life is, right, its black and white, all one way or all another. you're like a little Trump jr, you try to make up shit that people never said and then act self-righteous in condemning it. I never said Johnson was useless and talent less, not even close. just a total bullshit fabrication on your part to prop up your little self-congratulatory pro-feminist diatribe. :roll: I see you give her a pass on taking part that should have gone to an Asian actress, but hey, fuck those not-white actresses, eh? no reason they should expect a fair shot, right? pretty white actresses should be treated with respect, but ethnic actresses need to wait in line in your book, eh? I think actresses like Johansson could afford to go a while without pay in order to bring about change. ever heard of a strike? solidarity? too much to expect women to look out for each other, eh?

I'll use your same logic to excuse men in hollywood. come on, those guys making decisions have jobs to protect, too, just like those model-actresses you are falling over yourself to defend. you expect studio execs to risk their jobs to make a social statement that you feel is "right" but you don't feel that millionaire actresses should be asked to take any risk or lose any pay to bring about change. poor poor Scarlett Johansson, life is so tough for her, its good that she has champions like you to defend her, what an oppressed life she lives.
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