Cosplayer Dresses as Patty Jenkins at C2E2, and Jenkins Loves It

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This cosplayer dressed as Patty Jenkins at C2E2—and Jenkins loved it

This is such a neat idea.

 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Published Apr 10, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 7:05 pm CDT

The great thing about big conventions like C2E2 is the wide range of cosplay. No character is too obscure, and you wind up seeing some seriously imaginative costume ideas. Like, for example, this person who dressed up as Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins.

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On her own, Fake Patty Jenkins basically looks like a random woman holding a clapper board. But when she stands next to a Wonder Woman cosplayer, she’s immediately recognizable. (You know, in case you missed the big “Patty Jenkins” name tag.) Cosplayer Jessi Chartier replicated Jenkins’ distinctive mane of dark hair to complete the costume, and she shot some awesome photos from the convention floor.

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The costume earned an enthusiastic endorsement from Jenkins herself, as you might expect.

Given that the only director cosplays we’ve seen before are super-recognizable figures like George Lucas, this really proves how famous Patty Jenkins has become in the past year. Can we expect a Taika Waititi cosplay sometime in the near future?

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*First Published: Apr 10, 2018, 11:19 am CDT