Patty Jenkins Fires Back At James Cameron After Wonder Woman Diss

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It was only a matter of time before Patty Jenkins reacted to James Cameron's comments about Wonder Woman. The Avatar director claimed that the film was a "step backwards" for women in films, and felt that the lead character was "objectified" by the audience. Needless to say, Jenkins was not pleased with Cameron's statement and fired back in a big way on her Twitter account.

While Jenkins didn't take anything away from Cameron's talents, calling him "a great filmmaker," she said he didn't understand what the superheroine meant for women. "But if women have to always be hard, tough to be strong, and we aren't free to be multidimensional or celebrate an icon of women everywhere because she is attractive and loving, then we haven't come very far have we?" she stated.

Considering how Wonder Woman is loved by critics and fans alike, not to mention being the highest grossing superhero origin film of all time, it looks like most people might side with Jenkins. The fact that she was able to choose her words wisely during her comeback statement shows great character from the director.

Patty Jenkins will return to direct the Wonder Woman sequel, which is rumored to be set during the Cold War. Wonder Woman 2, the film's tentative title, is scheduled for release on December 13, 2019.

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