Lebanon seeks ban on 'Wonder Woman' film over its Israeli star

The film now enjoys a 97 percent "Fresh" rating among critics on Rotten Tomatoes, which is the highest of any DC or Marvel superhero film.

A woman waves for taxi, as she stands in front of a digital billboard promoting the 2017 Wonder Woman movie, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

Neighboring Israel and Lebanon are technically at war, and the Arab nation has a law that bans Israeli products.

It is unclear if the claim will officially move forward, although with Wonder Woman so close to its release date, it seems unlikely that the ban will go through.

But now, the ban has not yet been enforced, and one Lebanese cinema chain has even revealed that a Lebanese premiere is being planned.

However, while Clark Kent is one of the most powerful heroes in DC, he has actually lost a fight to Wonder Woman in one of the Injustice comics before.

The Guardian gave the film only two stars, saying the film is "plagued by the same problems that dragged down previous visits to the DC movie world: over-earnestness, bludgeoning special effects, and a messy, often wildly implausible plot".

There are some from Lebanon who oppose the potential boycott, such as Lebanese blogger Elie Fares, who stated that the movie would have already had to be approved by the Lebanese government to be shown in the country.

" "Superman I" had been a favorite movie of mine, even when I was at Cooper Union, which is a very fine-arts school". This week the long wait for a live-action feature version of Wonder Woman will finally come to an end, more than 40 years after Lynda Carter played the Amazon warrior princess in the classic TV series from 1975-79.

According to the AP, Gadot, a former Miss Israel, once served in the Israel Defense Forces.

"Wonder Woman" is set to hit the big screens this Friday, June 2.

"As the world's most well-adjusted superhero, Wonder Woman breaks the genre mould", writes The Hollywood Reporter on the film.

The Israeli actress has also appeared in reprisals of the Fast and Furious, none of which were banned in Lebanon.

That is when the campaign against her movies in Lebanon began, as the same campaigners sought to bar Batman Vs Superman, which was shown in Lebanese theaters. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.

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