Wonder Woman may now identify as gay in the DC Comics, but the movie won’t be following the same path for now.
Wonder Woman comics recently declared that the Amazonian princess has loved both men and women in her lifetime. But Gal Gadot, who plays the titular superhero, told Yahoo that the film won’t explore the same story:
“It’s not in the film. In the film, she falls in love with a man [Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor].
But in general — I read this article as well — I think Wonder Woman is all about heart, and she cares for people without paying too much attention to their gender. That’s an option – but we never experienced that.”
DC writer Greg Rucka recently explained why Wonder Woman in the comics must identify herself as gay: