In a new profile, Gellar is still vague about her experiences on the “toxic” set. But her husband, and her former co-star Seth Green, are more descriptive.
The reboot, which was set to feature a Black woman in the lead role, was announced years ago with Joss Whedon returning as executive producer.
"That was not my experience with that man,” said the "Firefly" actor.
Superhero movies make a boatload of money mostly because their stories are embedded in the American cultural lexicon. But it also helps that they're almost always rated PG-13, making them explosive enough to attract adults but tame enough to recruit the whole family.
The director claims that the "Wonder Woman" star mistakenly thought he threatened to ruin her career because “English is not her first language, and I tend to be annoyingly flowery in my speech.”
"I just did what I felt like I had to do," the "Wonder Woman" star told Elle magazine.
The "Wonder Woman" star said that she "handled" the "Justice League" director, who was called “gross, abusive, unprofessional" by actor Ray Fisher.
The actor who played Cyborg told The Hollywood Reporter he had to explain "basic points of what would be offensive to the Black community" to the director.
The #ReleaseTheSnyderCut campaign worked, and the resulting film is often bombastically excessive — but certainly more interesting than the theatrical cut.
The studio supposedly thought it stepped in it with the superhero movie.