There's a lot resting on Wonder Woman 's shoulders. Despite genuinely impressive openings, the films under the umbrella of the DC Extended Universe have been widely panned critical failures. They're dark, messy movies that need some serious tweaking if the DCEU is going to continue. So far Wonder Woman looks like just the thing that'll right the ship:. This trailer also finally lays the groundwork for anyone who doesn't know Wonder Woman's backstory: Born Diana of Themyscira, she was raised as an Amazon warrior of Greek myth, on a hidden island unseen by men.