As the first panel of the morning, Gadot and the Wonder Woman 1984 panel was excited to be at the virtual DC Fandome event and share details about the upcoming movie.
The panel received a special guest when the original Amazon Princess herself Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman on TV from 1975 to 1979, joined the event to the surprise of the cast. Jenkins immediately praised her and said that it wouldn’t be a Wonder Woman panel without her. Facts.
“I am beyond excited,” Carter said of the movie and of being on the panel. “I’ve been a fan from day one of Patty’s when she was first attached to this film.
She continued, “When my daughter saw Gal as Wonder Woman, she said, ‘Mom, I finally get it — I finally understand why everyone idolizes you. I finally get what Wonder Woman means to everyone… so thank you Gal…thank you Patty.”
Jenkins expressed gratitude and said that when she first contacted Carter about the movie she said they weren’t reinventing Wonder Woman. “We just hope to take the torch and pass it forward,” said Jenkins.
Wonder Woman 1984 will release on October 2.