- “Wonder Woman” is now the highest-grossing superhero origin movie of all time, with $821.749 million international.
- It surpasses longtime chart-topper, 2002’s “Spider-Man.”
Finally some excellent information for Warner Bros.
The studio has reason to have a good time, as its hit summer time movie “Wonder Woman” has handed 2002’s “Spider-Man” to turn out to be the highest-grossing superhero origin movie of all time.
The movie in line with the mythical DC Comic, starring Gal Gadot within the identify function and directed by means of Patty Jenkins, edged handed Sam Rami’s Sony blockbuster previous this week, having now earned a global general of $821.749 million. “Spider-Man” has a global general of $821.708 million. This is clearly now not counting inflation, during which case Spidey would nonetheless be forward, coming in at over $1 billion.
But that should not diminish the fulfillment by means of “Wonder Woman.” The movie industry is very other as of late from the way it was once 15 years in the past. In the early 2000s, maximum of us had no concept how a lot streaming products and services would trade our moviegoing appetites.
And we must additionally tip our caps to Warner Bros., which used the long-tail manner with “Wonder Woman.” The studio stored it in theaters international lengthy after maximum superhero movie runs (in part to stay it in awards season communicate), and that’s the reason a big explanation why the movie is now primary.
This information could not come at a greater time for the studio. Earlier this week, it was once busy having to navigate the sexual misconduct allegations towards director-producer Brett Ratner, who is a spouse at RatPac-Dune Entertainment, an organization that has financed many of the studio’s fresh successes, together with “Wonder Woman,” the autumn hit movie “It,” and Oscar favourite “Dunkirk.”
Ratner has since introduced that he is stepping away from his involvement in all Warner Bros. initiatives.