Why Wonder Woman Should Lead the DCEU

Justice League led by Wonder Woman

With the immense critical and all-but-inevitable commercial dominance of Wonder Woman, isn’t it only right for the DCEU’s future to refocus onto Diana Prince? As many commentators have noted, Wonder Woman was going up against a track-record of poorly received female-led superhero movies, with the most recent previous examples being 2004’s Catwoman and 2005’s Elektra. Both were loose spinoffs of popular male heroes (Batman and Daredevil respectively) and both are notoriously bad, which led to there being what is evidently unfounded trepidation about further female-led superhero projects.

However, when it comes to dominating legacy, the other thing working against Wonder Woman was Batman and Superman. While DC Comics’ roster is bursting at …

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