- Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins shared a picture from the upcoming sequel Wonder Woman 1984
- Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot, is seen posing in front of a huge rainbow
- Fans think the film's release date could also contain a little clue as to her sexuality
If you came here for speculation that Wonder Woman is gay or bisexual in the new DC movie, based on little-to-no evidence, then you've come to the right place, pal.
For background and important context before we go any further: In the Wonder Woman comic books from DC, Diana Prince is bisexual. This has been confirmed by Greg Rucka who writes the comics.
"[Y]es, [Wonder Woman is queer]. I think it’s more complicated though." He told Comicosity back in 2016, "Now, are we saying Diana has been in love and had relationships with other women? As Nicola and I approach it, the answer is obviously yes."
All this to say, it is only right and just that in the upcoming sequel Wonder Woman 1984 Gal Gadot plays Diana as queer. Am I right? Anyway, this is kind old news. The new news is: director Patty Jenkins just shared an image from the upcoming movie and queer Twitter has gone into meltdown.
Wonder Woman 1984 poster has got fans thinking Gal Gadot's Diane Prince will be gay, bisexual or queer
Tweeting, "By now you’ve heard: WB isn’t going to Hall H this year. We’re so sad to miss you there! And waiting until Dec. to start our official #WW84 campaign in full-- But the truth is… we can just… barely… wait…" with a still from the film.
And yeah, Wonder Woman is posing in front of a huge goddamn rainbow (with some very obvious bisexual pride colours going on in the background - pink, purple and blue, FYI). AND the release date is June 2020 aka Pride Month. Does it get much glaringly gayer than that?
By now you’ve heard: WB isn’t going to Hall H this year. We’re so sad to miss you there! And waiting until Dec. to start our official #WW84 campaign in full-- But the truth is… we can just… barely… wait… pic.twitter.com/QllFzhYRA6— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) June 5, 2019
Gal Gadot also shared the image on her Instagram, and naturally, everyone's speculating as to whether DC is going to beat Marvel to it by having a main character be explicitly queer.
bisexual lighting, rainbow colors, *and* they dropped this during pride month? Wonder Woman is queer, canon confirmed, Patty Jenkins said gay rights. https://t.co/DB9GrNitRV— ali andresini (@aliandresini) June 6, 2019
THAT WONDER WOMAN POSTER SAID GAY RIGHTS— cameron blake (@camxgaga) June 5, 2019
And some even speculated as to exactly what Diana Prince will be doing in 1984...
Wonder Woman supporting the gays during the ADIS epidemic in the 80s, I'm so ready to cry in the theatre, I really can't wait for another year— Carol Ferris (@JolinTsai130) June 6, 2019
Others used this as an opportunity to mention Captain Marvel, who we are all desperately hoping will have a same-sex thing in future Marvel movies.
From Captain Marvel to Wonder Woman! The gays are happy! If only they could do a movie together 😏 teaming up of course! https://t.co/948u2DDNC0— Misslane ∞ (@misslane_es) June 5, 2019
Ever since Brie Larson who plays Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel tweeted a fan who posted some art shipping her and Tessa Thompson's character Valkyrie (who is bisexual in the comics), LGBTQ+ fans have been gagging for Marvel to make Carol explicitly queer.
To Marvel and to DC we say, give the people what they want.