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It's "About Time" A Movie Like "Wonder Woman" Was A Massive Hit

From one wonder woman to another.

Posted on July 22, 2017, at 2:09 p.m. ET

Sigourney Weaver has built a celebrated career by playing powerful and resilient characters.

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Sigourney Weaver at San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.

There's Ripley in the Alien franchise.

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Dian Fossey in Gorillas in the Mist.


Dana Barrett in both Ghostbusters films.

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And Dr. Grace Augustine in Avatar, just to name a few.

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She's currently promoting her newest role in forthcoming series Marvel's The Defenders, in which she plays another intriguing character, the mysterious Alexandra.

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Weaver with the cast of Marvel's The Defenders in BuzzFeed's Comic-Con suite on July 21.

Speaking with BuzzFeed News about her storied career during San Diego Comic-Con this week, Weaver commented on the history-making runaway success of Wonder Woman.

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Wonder Woman is a character cut from the same cloth as so many of the iconic women Weaver has played and the actor said she couldn't be more thrilled about the film's success.

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