Gadot's ultimatum for Wonder Woman franchise

by Sophie Craig November 16, 2017, 2:07
Gadot's ultimatum for Wonder Woman franchise

Last month she was set to present him with an award at a dinner for the Jewish National Fund however backed out at the last moment. "They can't have a movie rooted in women's empowerment being part-financed by a man accused of sexual misconduct against women", the source added.

"She's tough and stands by her principles", a source said.

The original Wonder Woman flick was a smashing success at it was released in June of this year with a worldwide gross of almost $822 million ($412 million domestically).

Well if she wasn't already a hero on the screen, Gal Gadot appears to be using her superpowers for good in real life.

Today, however, Warner Bros.is denying that Gadot made that kind of an ultimatum.

Released in June of this year, Wonder Woman shattered numerous records on its way to becoming the top-grossing film of all time from a female filmmaker with solo directing duties.

Filmmaker Brett Ratner has been accused of sexual harassment and misconduct over the past week by multiple women, including Olivia Munn and Ellen Page.

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Ratner - whose company RatPac Entertainment not only co-produced Wonder Woman but the upcoming Justice League as well, in which Gadot also stars - made a pretty nice chunk of change the first time around.

This past week, Warner Bros.

Earlier this month, Gadot posted on Instagram: "Bullying and sexual harassment is unacceptable!"

GC Images Ratner is known for directing films like the "Rush Hour" series as well as "Horrible Bosses" a film which features three abusive bosses.

Rattner's company has a financial stake in the "Wonder Woman" franchise, and Gadot wants it to be completely severed before she'll return to the popular role, according to an anonymous insider. "I stand by all the courageous women confronting their fears and speaking out".

The Page Six report says that Gadot and Ratner's reps declined comment, while a representative of Warner Brothers responded "False".

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