With less than two years until Warner Bros.' Wonder Woman hits theaters, it's time that details surrounding the project begin to emerge.
Den of Geek is reporting that the upcoming film will take place in three different time periods, with a chance that each period will become a separate act for the film.
According to the site's anonymous source, the film will begin on the island of Themyscira, which fans of the Amazon princess — played by Gal Gadot (Fast Five, Furious 6) — will know is where her story originally began in the comic book series during the 1940's. Although there's not a specific date allotted for when Wonder Women would be on the island in the film, it will act as a completely separate period.
The film will then move into a World War I setting, allegedly dropping the heroine smack dab into the middle of it all during 1916. While it's questionable as to why Warner Bros.' would use the first World War as opposed to second one — a motif has been used as the focal point or backdrop for thousands of movies in the past — there's a good possibility the studio wants to distance its period film from Marvel's Captain America: First Avenger, which takes place during World War II.
Finally, the third act will see Wonder Woman enter the modern age and catch up time-wise with fellow Justice League members Batman and Superman. The events in the film's third act will reportedly set her up for her role in Justice League Part I, which is scheduled to be released at the end of 2017.
Another interesting tidbit is the possibility of Wonder Woman's outfit changing three times throughout the course of the film to coincide with each new era. Although not confirmed, it would make the most sense as she tries to acclimatize to each new setting she's introduced to.
Warner Bros. had yet to respond to the recent news at the time of this posting.
Wonder Woman is scheduled to be released on June 23, 2017.