"The insider added that Warner Bros. has no option but to side with Gadot in this situation, as they can not go ahead with a movie rooted in women's empowerment by dealing with a man accused of sexual misconduct against women".
"She also knows that Warner Bros has to side with her on this issue as it develops", PageSix reports.
Beneath the surface, the Gadot-Warner-Ratner tangle could prove even more expensive for Warners than it already is.
Earlier in the month Warner Bros.
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"Brett made a lot of money from the success of 'Wonder Woman, ' thanks to his company having helped finance the first movie".
The director/producer has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women, among them actress Ellen Page and Olivia Munn. It's not the first allegation against Ratner in the ongoing accusations and revelations of sexual misconduct by powerful Hollywood men, some of whom have admitted the allegations. Deadline reports that RatPac Dune has no involvement with the sequel and that any agreement the studio has with Ratner's company will end with the April 20, 2018 release of Rampage.
Gal Gadot played the title role in this past summer's Wonder Woman, which also starred Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Saïd Taghmaoui and Eugene Brave Rock. I stand by all the courageous women confronting their fears and speaking out. Besides smashing box office records, Diana Prince's arrival on the big screen gave girls and women everywhere the superhero we'd been waiting for.
Last week, Warner Bros.
She has also described the Wonder Woman franchise as "propaganda for the new type of woman who should rule the world". He said this about me during a cast and crew "meet and greet" before we began filming, X Men: The Last Stand.