Ahead of its release next month, a new clip has arrived online for the upcoming biopic Professor Marston & The Wonder Women which sees Luke Evans’ Marston discussing his creation Wonder Woman with Connie Britton’s psychologist Josette Frank, and his thoughts on female empowerment; take a look below…
SEE ALSO: Watch the trailer for Professor Marston & The Wonder Women here
In a superhero origin tale unlike any other, the film is the incredible true story of what inspired Harvard psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston to create the iconic Wonder Woman character in the 1940’s. While Marston’s feminist superhero was criticized by censors for her ‘sexual perversity’, he was keeping a secret that could have destroyed him. Marston’s muses for the Wonder Woman character were his wife Elizabeth Marston and their lover Olive Byrne, two empowered women who defied convention: working with Marston on human behavior research — while building a hidden life with him that rivaled the greatest of superhero disguises.
Professor Marston & The Wonder Women is set for release on October 13th and stars Luke Evans (Dracula Untold, Beauty and the Beast) as Dr. William Moulton Marston, Rebecca Hall (The Prestige, Iron Man 3) as Elizabeth Marston, and Bella Heathcote (The Man in the High Castle, The Neon Demon) as Olive Byrne. Also featuring in the cast are Connie Britton (Nashville, American Horror Story), and Oliver Platt (Chicago P.D., X-Men: First Class).