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Leatherheads

“Leatherheads” is a comedy film about the early days of professional American football in the 1920’s. The film’s main character, Jimmy “Dodge” Connelly, is loosely based on real-life football player, Harold “Red” Grange, The team, the Duluth Bulldogs, is loosely based on the Duluth Eskimos.

Suzy Hunt

In the film Rush, Suzy Hunt (Olivia Wilde) is the former wife of Formula 1 driver, James Hunt. Based on the real-life, British model/actress, Suzy Hunt is a 1970’s glamour girl with an iconic style and high-profile love life.

Bombshell Wonder Woman

DC Bombshells is an alternate reality where female superheroes guard the homefront during WWII. Inspired by history and the classic pinups of the 1940’s, Wonder Woman joins the United States Army Air Corps after a raid near Themyscira.

Jackie O

Jackie Kennedy Onassis was the wife of John F. Kennedy, and U.S. First Lady from 1961 until her husband’s assassination in 1963. In the film, Jackie, Natalie Portman channels the iconic style and elegance Jackie O became famous for. Pillbox hats, white gloves, pearls, and wool skirt suits were part of her signature look, which would later become known as the “Jackie” look.

Steve Trevor

Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) is a WWII, USAF pilot who stumbles upon Paradise Island, the home of the Amazons, which is where he meets Wonder Woman. Over time, he will become Wonder Woman’s friend, partner, and love interest.

Daisy Buchanan

Daisy Buchanan (Carey Mulligan) is the love interest of Jay Gatsby in the film “The Great Gatsby.” She is portrayed as a vapid socialite. The film takes place in the 1920’s, so she is clothed in glamorous dresses, furs, and pearls.

Vanessa Ives in Penny Dreadful

Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) is the lead character on Penny Dreadful. She is introduced as a mysterious and powerful medium, who is sought by the Fallen Angels, who seek to use her powers to bring about the End of Days. Set in Victorian England, Vanessa is usually clad in gorgeous, black, period clothing.