According to Batman-News, multiple sources have confirmed that Harry Potter actor David Thewlis will portray Ares in Wonder Woman.
The news comes after Warner Bros. showed the first test-audience a rough cut of Wonder Woman. Batman-News also revealed that Ares will be a mixture of CGI and practical effects. Ares will reportedly be the main villain in the film.
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.