According to THR, Gladiator actress Connie Nielsen has been cast in Warner Bros. Wonder Woman solo film. The 50-year-old Danish actress will reportedly play Queen Hippolyta, Wonder Woman's mother. The film currently stars Gal Gadot in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman and Chris Pine as Captain Steve Trevor and Trevor's grandfather. The film will also star Robin Wright, Danny Huston and David Thewlis. Patt Jenkins is on board to direct the the movie, which is scheduled to open in 2017.