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Watch Gal Gadot Fight Crime at the Mall in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

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Yes, there are fanny packs and mustaches galore in “Wonder Woman 1984,” but also some breathtaking action. This early scene takes place at a very ’80s mall (complete with Waldenbooks), and gives the hero a chance to shine in a more playful way before the movie heads down a more serious path.

Before the scene’s end, Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) has lassoed a few criminals, while both saving and delighting children along the way. Narrating the scene, the director Patty Jenkins discusses the effort that went into pulling off some of its high-flying stunts, which she says relied not on digital doubles, but talented, malleable stunt performers and intricate wire work.

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