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First Trailer for Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Centers Women, Polyamory, and Kink

I cannot. Stop. Watching. This. Trailer. Check out the first trailer for the upcoming biopic from Annapurna Pictures, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, which tells the story of the people behind Diana of Themyscira.

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OMG, I Can’t Even With How Excited I Am For Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

I didn't exactly hide my feelings when, in reviewing the commemorative re-release of the 2009 Wonder Woman animated film, I expressed disappointment that the featurettes included on the Blu-ray seemed to erase a large part of creator William Moulton Marston's (and so, in turn, Wonder Woman's) history by erasing the nature of his relationship to the two most important women in his life. Thankfully, there's a biopic on the way looking to bring that story to the masses.

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Luke Evans To Star as Wonder Woman’s Creator in Upcoming Biopic

The Beauty and the Beast actor will be playing William Moulton Marston.

If you've ever wanted to know more about the man behind Wonder Woman, you're in luck: his story is going to be told in an upcoming movie currently titled Professor Marston & The Wonder Women.

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Rebecca Hall Confirms Iron Man 3‘s Women Had More Lines—Until Marvel Demanded Toy Sale-Focused Rewrites

This past spring, Iron Man 3's director described one of the more disappointing rewrites made to the film before its release; an earlier draft of the movie had a female villain. Today, Rebecca Hall confirmed that her role in the movie did indeed get reduced over the course of these rewrites.

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And the Award for the Grossest Twist Ending of the Year Goes To…

Psychological thriller The Gift is currently rocking a 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. That might make you think it is a good film. And it is! Until the last half hour, at which point it should make anyone who's vaguely sensitive to the way women are portrayed in media want to bash their heads against a wall. This post contains massive spoilers. I consider it a public service to warn people away from this movie.

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Professor Snape & Robb Stark Made A Movie Together [VIDEO]

and let it be known

Professor Snape, Robb Stark, and Maya Hansen (aka Alan Rickman, Richard Madden, and Rebecca Hall) star in a totally not nerdy film called A Promise. But we thought you might want to see the trailer anyway. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Rebecca Hall On Strong Female Characters: “We Need To Be Villains Too”

Today in Boobs

"There’s been a sort of trend for awhile of people writing strong women as women who are morally right, which is so uninteresting. It's no fun and frankly it's a massive disservice to womankind. It boxes us in to making these sort of slightly dull, virtuous choices... We need to be villains too. We need to be messy and sloppy and three-dimensional and complicated, and that’s writing a strong woman."Rebecca Hall tells it like it is about female characters while discussing her new movie Closed Circuit. Preach it, Ms. Hall. People all too often throw around the phrase "strong female character" like there's only one way for a female character to be strong. You know what I'm talking about: Your butt kicking, heroic, "don't need anybody but myself" badass. And she's great! But she's not enough. Give us female characters who are physically strong and physically weak. Morally bad and morally good. Mentally secure and struggling to keep it together. Give us female characters who are strong by virtue of being actual, complex human beings. And yes, while you're at it, give us more female villains. Those are my jam. (via: The Wrap) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Sticking to the Original Blueprints Keeps Iron Man 3 Working

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“The world is getting weird,” declares faithful former bodyguard Happy (Jon Favreau) early in the first act of Iron Man 3. He’s not wrong. Everybody’s favorite genius billionare playboy philanthropist is back for a fourth round, facing a changing world, and a changing self. After the invasion of New York, and the start of the Avengers, there’s plenty on the table for Mr. Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) to handle, from terrorists to his mercurial relationship to his own obsessions. Fortunately for us, though, IM3 doesn’t take too steep of a dive into Tony’s demons. It stays at a neat cruising altitude: charming, effusive, with requisite explosions aplenty. Much like the most used and battered of Tony Stark’s suits, Iron Man 3 has some loose pieces that rattle, but it holds together for a fun, familiar ride. Material under the cut contains arc-reactor-powered SPOILERS. Read at your own discretion.

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Iron Man 3’s Rebecca Hall Says To Expect A “Refreshing” Female Dynamic Between Pepper & Maya

Excelsior!

"The thing I really like about this storyline is that everyone assumes, 'Oh, this is going to be some sort of love triangle, and it's going to be some massive cat fight between Pepper and Maya,' and it was never that on the page. Instead, they did what the Iron Man franchise has nearly always done, which is sort of subvert expectations and stereotypes and actually made it about two very smart women who understand this rather eccentric figure, Tony Stark. There is a sort of bonding that happens between them because of that, and they are very funny about it. It's not at all what you expect, which I think is much more true to life and was refreshing, frankly." - Iron Man 3's Rebecca Hall responding to a question from Marvel.com on how her character Maya's past with Tony Stark affects her relationship with Pepper Potts. (via io9) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Iron Man 3‘s Rebecca Hall Is Sort of Like a “Female Robert Downey Jr.” Go On…

Gender Bendery

"We needed a snappy and exciting actor to play the part, and not make it this 'female scientist who takes off her glasses and suddenly she's beautiful!' There's a certain element about her being the female Robert Downey Jr in a way." —Director Shane Black on Rebecca Hall, who plays scientist Maya Hansen in Iron Man 3. (via: ComicBookMovie) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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