Video: Danny Huston on His Wonder Woman Villain

Danny Huston plays Wonder Woman’s villainous General Ludendorff

One of the key villains in this Friday’s Wonder Woman is that of General Ludendorff, brought to life by Danny Huston. Ludendorff is an intriguing foe for a comic book film in that he’s based on a real-life WWI figure, blended with a more fantastical comic book world. Kicking off our week of Wonder Woman interviews, is sitting down with Huston to talk about what brought him to the role and what it was like to work with director Patty Jenkins. Check out the full interview in the player below and catch the Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment film in theaters this Friday!

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Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.

Wonder Woman also stars Chris Pine (Star Trek), Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Netflix‘s House of Cards), Ewen Bremner (Exodus: Gods and Kings, Snowpiercer), Saïd Taghmaoui (American Hustle), Elena Anaya (The Skin I Live In), Connie Nielsen (GladiatorNymphomaniac: Vol. I) and Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead).

Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman is being produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers.

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