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MMA Fighter turned Movie Star Gina Carano as Wonder Woman?

Written by xaraan on Friday, September 28 2012 and posted in News with Benefits
MMA Fighter turned Movie Star Gina Carano as Wonder Woman?

Gina Carano, known to MMA fans already has been making a name in movies the last couple years. After appearing with Henry Cavill, Wonder Woman rumors are beginning to fly.

Source: MMA Roundup

   Talk of Gina Carano as Wonder Woman have followed her from the time she first started pushing into the movie business.  A question dropped casually within interviews, even while promoting her last film Haywire long before an official Wonder Woman movie seemed like it could even happen.  Everytime asked, she expressed interest in the role if they were willing to approach it somewhat realistically (for a superhero movie), especially in the issue of fighting.


   The rumors have really kicked into high gear recently when she was spotted hanging out with Man of Steel's Henry Cavill at a charity event.  Carano wasn't part of the event though and was only accompanying Cavill, both were seen to be a bit touchy as well.  Perhaps they are only dating, but it hasn't stopped the speculation that they met on the set of the new Superman movie and she may cameo in Man of Steel, perhaps even appearing at the end in a teaser similar to how Marvel has teased future movies.   We know Amy Adams is playing Lois, but will she be Superman's love interest or just professional competition for Clark?  Will the movie mirror what we see happening currently in the DC Universe with Superman and Wonder Woman catching each other's eye.



   Fans, especially of the comic book variety, are never short on opinions, even if they have to form them before seeing whatever it is they are judging; but this reporter likes the idea of Carano as Wonder Woman.  Even though these heroes have powers to provide them with their super strength, I don't want a Wonder Woman that has biceps and thighs thinner than my wrists anymore than I want a Superman built like Christian Bale from the Machinist.


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Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.


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