Annapurna Pictures has released the first trailer for Angela Robinson’s upcoming biopic Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. “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.”
Luke Evans, Connie Britton, JJ Feild, Maggie Castle, and Allie Marshall also star. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women opens in theaters October 13.