WHO’S IN IT?

Gal Gadot (Criminal), Chris Pine (Star Trek Beyond), Connie Nielsen (Gladiator), Robin Wright (Forrest Gump), Danny Huston (The Aviator), Elena Anaya (The Skin I Live In), Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead), Saïd Taghmaoui (Three Kings), Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), David Thewlis (Anomalisa)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Patty Jenkins (Monster), director; Allan Heinberg (film debut), writer; Charles Roven (The Dark Knight), Deborah Snyder (Man of Steel), Zack Snyder (Sucker Punch) and Richard Suckle (American Hustle), producers; Rupert Gregson-Williams (Hacksaw Ridge), composer; Matthew Jensen (Filth), cinematographer; Martin Walsh (V for Vendetta), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Diana (Gadot), princess of the Amazons – an all-female society created by the gods – and a highly-trained warrior, is shocked to discover a man, American pilot Steve Trevor (Pine), has crash-landed onto her secluded island, and even more so that man is currently engaged in a war on a worldwide scale. Convinced she alone can stop the war, Diana travels with Steve to civilisation and discovers more about her powers and true identity, that of the fearless warrior known as Wonder Woman…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The DC Extended Universe hasn’t gotten off to the best start, but the safe bet is that the first big-screen solo outing for one of the most famous female superheroes in comic history will be the one to finally get it back on track.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 1ST JUNE 2017