She is a miracle. Forget the invisible jet-flying Wonder Woman from the gorgeous cheesy SuperFriends cartoon. The fans metwho was simply called Wonder Woman, a completely new heroine.
We now know the title of the sequel: It'sand she plays in this neon light. splashed decade. show Diana wondering at the 1980s television screens (J.R. Ewing!) And a possible spoiler when Steve Trevor opened his mall. (Is that really Steve? How can that be … no matter, it's the movies.)
Withstarring in Wonder Woman, the heroic Amazon finally landed its own movie, and some critics call it the best feature in the DC film universe. (Batman v Superman will have to console himself with his .) The film was the third strongest movie of 2017, just behind and the live action Remake of "The Beauty and the Beast".
Wonder Woman has proven once and for all that female superheroes, if done well, can dub their own movie. Seemingly ridiculous, that was always a question, but as Deadline wrote, "There seemed to be a reason that studios put Capes mainly on men because they thought they were the rabid fanbase who camped early and often returned to opening weekends.
Welcome to the 21st-century filmmaker, where men and women alike can be fans of male and female heroes.
A sequel was inevitable because DC execs are not dummies.wondered if director Patty Jenkins would return for the second film, but she . Variety Reports Jenkins will earn around $ 8 million to write, produce, and edit the script, making her the highest-paid director of all time.
Release Date, Production Info
The Wonder Woman sequel is scheduled for a release November 1, 2019, coming on the market in December 2019, to avoid competing with Star Wars: Episode IX. According to the Washington Post, filming will begin this month.
The title was endorsed by director Patty Jenkins as Wonder Woman 1984, so get your jelly shoes and Members Only jackets for the trip to the theater.
Jenkins is working on the script, but she is not alone. She writes with Geoff Johns, DC Comics President and Chief Creative Officer, and screenwriter Dave Callaham.
Cast: Who is who?
News, Rumors and Theories
Do not be a cheetah! Director Patty Jenkins confirmed on Twitter in March that and call Wiig "sensationally talented". Cheetah has long been an archenemy of Wonder Woman, with four different incarnations since her debut in 1943. (In 2001, one man briefly took the title of Cheetah, but the other three were women.) Early cheetahs were only women in costumes, but newer versions turn into a human-cheetah hybrid and have strength and agility, plus increased deadly claws and fangs. It seems likely that Wiigs version of Cheetah the archaeologist Dr. Barbara Ann Minerva will be the most similar, but it is also not necessary that the film is closely related to any comic book story.
Totally awesome & # 39; 80s: We know from the title that the film plays in this totally tubular decade of the 1980s. Gnarly! But also, seriously! Screenrant says the new film will send "Diana against the Soviet Union forces in the last days of the Cold War". To be precise, the film is filmed in 1984, the year of the Los Angeles Olympic Games.
Pining for Pine: Many fans wondered if Chris Pine, who had played Steve Trevor in the first movie, would be back. Spoiler Ahead: He sacrificed himself in the first movie, so it seems … difficult. But all goes in comic resurrections (just askat Marvel). And now that Jenkins we must ask ourselves how exactly he returns.
Seventies Superstar: Until Gadot appeared, the legendary Wonder Woman was on screen Lynda Carter, featured on the television series of the 1970s. Could Carter have a cameo in the sequel? In early 2018, Jenkins was questioned about it. "We'll see," she told Mary Hart of Entertainment Tonight. "Lynda is one of our favorite people, a great mentor and a dear friend, and we were really desperate to get her into the first one, and we had the planning that could not work, so she was always part of her We will not say anything yet, but we certainly have not been able to do it. "
She's Coming to America: The first film was filmed in wartime Europe, but this is where the star comes from -spangled superhero in the good old USA. "The story will take place in the US, which I think is right," said Jenkins Entertainment Weekly. "She's Wonder Woman, she's coming to America, it's time."
Reunited, and it feels so good: Pedro Pascal, star of the Netflix show Narcos, was cast in one not yet discovered role occupied. Directors Jenkins and Pascal collaborated on the 2015 TV movie ExposedFans know Pascal for his role as a dashing but doomed Oberyn Martell
Cheetah, but no copycat: Jenkins Entertainment Tonight told the two films "marching in lockstep." We're actually doing a completely different movie with many of the same … things we love, but (the sequel is) a full movie of their own, "she said.
Rumored Riz? There's also one Rumor that Riz Ahmed, star of HBO's The Night Of, is being prosecuted for a role based on a statement by editor-in-chief of The Tracking Board, Jeff Sneider, during a podcast in March.which may mean that he is too busy to pick up another superhero mov ie
This piece was originally released on May 9, 2018 and will be updated as new details emerge.