Part of John Boyega’s appearance during the Star Wars publicity cycle also touched on this movie’s rerelease into theaters for an awards season push.
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Directors Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, both of whom broke out as significant behind-the-camera talents this year, were the subjects of a Vanity Fair photo shoot/cover story talking about their career journeys to date and what might be next.
Saoirse Ronan talked more about working with Gerwig and what drew her to the story here.
The actor also hosted last week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” where Gerwig dropped by for one of the digital shorts.
I didn’t write about the movie’s campaign, but Krstina Monllos at Adweek has a story on how A24 is promoting its home video release with a pizza box campaign in New York City.
Director Taylor Sheridan was so outraged by the news about Harvey Weinstein that he called to extract the rights to the movie and have them revert to the Tunica-Biloxi tribe, which has taken over awards season promotions. Proceeds from the film are also being sent to an organization that tracks abuse of Native American women, something that’s drastically uncounted currently.
The movie has continued receiving plenty of TV advertising, including spots like this that encouraged families to see it in IMAX.
The Frozen short that was shown before the movie was much-derided by just about everyone, so when it was announced it was being removed it seemed to be in reaction to that criticism. Disney soon claimed, though, that a limited run was always the plan.
More from director Rob Reiner here about why he wanted to tell Johnson’s story and how he made the movie happen.
Director Ridley Scott spoke briefly about the future of the franchise, assuring fans there would be more movies coming but that they take a different approach.
Not that surprising, really, but Wonder Woman is the most-Tweeted about film of 2017.
Makeup artist Deborah La Mia Denaver talked about how she turned star Margot Robbie into the much different looking Tonya Harding. And director Craig Gillespie spoke about how a career shooting commercials – including one starring Nancy Kerrigan – prepared him for the movie.
Costar Lily Collins has done some media to promote the film now that it’s in theaters as well as talk about other upcoming projects.
Production designer Mark Friedberg talks here about creating the miniatures and dioramas that were used in the film to bridge the story’s two time periods.
Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist who lives in the Chicago suburbs.