Wonder Woman filmed in Alexandria and D.C. in 2018. The film will see Gal Gadot as Diana Prince — aka Wonder Woman — face off against Cheetah (Kristen Wiig) and Maxwell Lord (Pedro Pascal).
“WW84” was directed by Patty Jenkins, who also directed the first Wonder Woman film.
While the Sears remains open, most of the mall died a slow death until the handful of remaining shops closed in 2017. Towards the end, the mall was primarily long stretches of empty halls and food courts.
The city has been struggling for years with plans to redevelop the mall and revitalize the area. The City Council approved an ambitious master plan in April — which envisions a mix of residential properties, retail space and a transportation hub — and city staff are currently working through the details of implementing that plan.
While the movie trailer does show Waldenbooks, which did have a location in the mall, if the film is meant to take place in the mall and not as a stand-in for another location, the enclosed ceiling glimpsed in the trailer is a slight historical inaccuracy — the mall was not enclosed until the late 1980s.
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