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PostPosted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:00 pm 
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Patty Jenkins Wants to Return for Contemporary Wonder Woman 2

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Jun 02, 2017

With the Wonder Woman movie now in theaters and a hit with critics, expected to pull in more than $90 million domestically this weekend, all thoughts are on one word: SEQUEL. While Gal Gadot will return as Diana in just a few short months for November’s Justice League, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that both she and director Patty Jenkins are contractually signed for Wonder Woman 2, which will be set in the contemporary world as opposed to another period piece.

“What I never want to do is start phoning it in and making things just to show that I can keep my foot in the door and do big movies. I don’t care about that at all,” said Jenkins, who may first film a smaller movie based on her husband Sam Sheridan’s writing and starring Chris Pine, or her long-gestating I Am Superman (no relation to DC Comics) with Ryan Gosling. “I just want to make great movies. And that could come from any direction. It might be a $10 million movie or it might be $200 million movie.”

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.

Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot (The Fast and the Furious films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Chris Pine (Star Trek), Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Netflix‘s House of Cards), Danny Huston (Clash of the Titans, X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Ewen Bremner (Exodus: Gods and Kings, Snowpiercer), Saïd Taghmaoui (American Hustle), Elena Anaya (The Skin I Live In), Connie Nielsen (Gladiator, Nymphomaniac: Vol. I) and Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead).

Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman is being produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers.


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
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Patty Jenkins Says Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Place in America

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Jun 05, 2017

With the first film already playing in theaters and breaking box office records, there’s no time like the present to be talking about the inevitable Wonder Woman 2. Speaking with EW, director Patty Jenkins (who is contracted for the sequel) revealed that the upcoming film will bring the hero to the shores of the United States.

“The story will take place in the U.S., which I think is right,” the director tells the outlet. “She’s Wonder Woman. She’s got to come to America. It’s time.”

There is some confusion about the setting for the sequel with a previous report saying the film would be set in the backdrop of contemporary times, though Jenkins previously hinted at another time. When asked by Uproxx if the film would be set in contemporary times or somewhere within the next 100 years, such as the 1930s, Jenkins said:

“It is for sure – I’m definitely planning something more interesting using that period of time. Definitely, it’s the plan. I can’t say what it is! But it’s definitely right in the pocket of what you’re talking about.”

The only thing that is for sure is that Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot are eager to return to continue telling more stories with the hero.

“I realized that Wonder Woman 2 is its own great movie,” Jenkins said. “I made Wonder Woman. Now I want to make Wonder Woman 2.”


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Patty Jenkins Talks Wonder Woman Movie Sequel Plans

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Jun 29, 2017

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There has been no official announcement about the return of Patty Jenkins for the Wonder Woman movie sequel. Warner Bros. has yet to comment, however Jenkins herself had something to say. She spoke to a crowd at a Women In Film screening of the film, indicating that she would like to be on board for the Wonder Woman movie sequel.

Here is what Jenkins said about Wonder Woman 2, according to Advocate (via Collider): “I had an epiphany about Wonder Woman 2. I was like, you don’t have to do this. It doesn’t have to be a foregone conclusion that you do Wonder Woman 2. But then as I was falling asleep I had an epiphany. I was like, Wait a minute. You have the greatest character of all time that you love dearly, with a cast that you love sitting at the palm of your hand at this day and age — you can do whatever you want with them — are you crazy? And then I suddenly realized, it’s not more, it’s another movie. It’s its own movie. And it’s got to be great. It’s a continuation of the same character, but there’s a great, entirely different story to be told. With this character in our—in the world, that’s fun, because now she exists, just funny, and also says something profound about the world we’re in right now.”

Wonder Woman was produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers. The film stars Gal Gadot (The Fast and the Furious films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Chris Pine (Star Trek), Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Netflix‘s House of Cards), Danny Huston (Clash of the Titans, X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Ewen Bremner (Exodus: Gods and Kings, Snowpiercer), Saïd Taghmaoui (American Hustle), Elena Anaya (The Skin I Live In), Connie Nielsen (Gladiator, Nymphomaniac: Vol. I) and Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead).


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:19 am 
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From Newsarama:

Report: WONDER WOMAN 2 vs. 1980s Soviets, With a Little Help From ... STEVE TREVOR?

By Chris Arrant, Editor July 11, 2017 06:36am ET

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The second Wonder Woman film is currently planned to take place in the 1980s, pitting Diana against the Soviet Union during the Cold War, according to ScreenRant. Adding to that, Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor is slated to return in these plans – despite his presumed death (although, admittedly open-ended) at the end of the first film. (Shades of Winter Soldier? Nah… )

DC Entertainment Chief Creative Office/President (and Wonder Woman co-writer) Geoff Johns has previously stated that he is working with director Patty Jenkins on the script for the film, despite Jenkins not yet signing on to direct the sequel.

No release date for the second Wonder Woman film has been announced, although Warner Bros. has earmarked November 1, 2019 and July 24, 2020 for unspecified DC Films’ releases.


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
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It’s Official! Wonder Woman 2 Release Date Set

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Jul 25, 2017

While the return of director Patty Jenkins has yet to be fully confirmed by the studio, Warner Bros. Pictures has nevertheless set the Wonder Woman 2 release date for December 13, 2019. Gal Gadot is set to reprise her role as the DC Comics heroine. To date, Wonder Woman has grossed more than $780 million at the worldwide box office.

The new Wonder Woman 2 release date has it as the first release to claim that December 13 date, arriving almost a full year after James Wan’s Aquaman (in theaters December 21, 2018). Fans will next get to see Wonder Woman in this year’s Justice League, in theaters November 17.

In addition to Gadot, the first Wonder Woman film stars Chris Pine (Star Trek), Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Netflix‘s House of Cards), Ewen Bremner (Exodus: Gods and Kings, Snowpiercer), Saïd Taghmaoui (American Hustle), Elena Anaya (The Skin I Live In), Connie Nielsen (Gladiator, Nymphomaniac: Vol. I) and Lucy Davis (Shaun of the Dead).

Wonder Woman was produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers.

The Wonder Woman 2 release date announcement arrives on the heels of two different mystery DC Comics movies that were added to the WB 2020 slate. The first will hit on Valentine’s Day (February 14), while the other is set for June 5, 2020.


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
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Release date moved up to November 1, 2019 to keep out of the way of Star Wars IX which has been moved from May to December.

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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
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Anyone heard anything about Kristen Wiig? SPOILERISH

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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
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Yeah, I’ve seen the rumors circling. Not sure how I feel about it, just can’t see it working out but I’ve been wrong too many times to immediately cry foul.

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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 2
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:48 pm 
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First Look: WONDER WOMAN 1984 - Steve Trevor Returns

By Newsarama Staff June 13, 2018 06:47am ET


The first stills from Warner Bros.'s Wonder Woman 1984 - the sequel to 2017's hit Wonder Woman film - have been released, along with new information and confirmation of previously-reported items.

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"Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah," reads Warner Bros.'s press release.

Gal Gadot returns as the titular Amazon alongside Chris Pine (as Steve Trevor). They are joined by Kristen Wiig (as Cheetah), and Pedro Pascal in an unspecified role. Returning director Patty Jenkins co-wrote the script with Geoff Johns (who contributed to the original film's story).

Warner Bros. did not specify how Steve Trevor (who seemingly died in the first film set in World War I) is returning. The 1970's TV show- when it changed its setting from WWII to the contemporaneous 1970s from season 1 to season 2, famously reintroduced actor Lyle Waggoner as the son of the Steve Trevor he played in the first season.

Filming is scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C.; Alexandra, Virginia; the United Kingdom; Spain; and, the Canary Islands.

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Wonder Woman 1984 is scheduled to be released in theaters November 1, 2019.


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 1984
PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:00 pm 
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Absolutely terrible title.

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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 1984
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:38 am 
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I doubt it’s the actual title. More likely just the working title or placeholder until they start releasing teasers and trailers and such. Shooting only just started this past week, plenty of time to get to the title

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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 1984
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I sure hope that's not the real title! I agree with you bnjmnrlyr. It's probably just a working title (which is pretty common with films).


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 1984
PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:29 pm 
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From Deadline:

Gal Gadot and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Planned As Warner’s Big Comic-Con Surprise

by Anthony D'Alessandro and Dominic Patten

June 20, 2018 6:27pm

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EXCLUSIVE: It hasn’t quite been reined in by the Amazon’s Lasso of Hestia yet, but a surprise appearance at Comic-Con by Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot looks likely to happen.

Plans are still being finalized and coordinated for the schedule of the Patty Jenkins-directed sequel Wonder Woman 1984, but we hear that not only will Gadot be showing up in Hall H for Warner Bros’ big DC presentation — she’ll be bringing a look at the Wonder Woman sequel with her.

What form that sneak peek will take is TBD right now as the film set to open November 1, 2019, is just a couple of weeks into production. However, having said that, WB did release three stills from the flick last week, so clearly something is in the can for the film co-starring Chris Pines.

Warner Bros. had no comment on the SDCC WW1984 appearance when contacted by Deadline.

Already scheduled is a fresh trailer drop of Aquaman, per director James Wan last week, and it’s quite conceivable that DC’s Shazam! will fly in too.

Gadot is a SDCC vet, having appeared last year to jazz up the Justice League panel and attending previous Cons on Entertainment Weekly‘s Women Who Kick Ass panel and DC Wonder Woman sessions.

During Comic-Con 2009, Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau showed up just after production wrapped on Iron Man 2 and, though having only five minutes of footage, knocked the socks off Hall H.

Comic-Con runs July 19-22 at the San Diego Convention Center.


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 Post subject: Re: Wonder Woman 1984
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:22 pm 
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First Look at Kristen Wiig in Wonder Woman 1984

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Jun 27, 2018

Director Patty Jenkins has released a first look at Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids, Nobodies) as Barbara Minerva — who later becomes the villain Cheetah — in the upcoming sequel Wonder Woman 1984. The Oscar-nominated actress recently exited an untitled Apple comedy series due to scheduling conflicts with the feature. You can check out the first look photo below!

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah. As previously announced, the film also stars Kristen Wiig in the role of the Super-Villain The Cheetah, as well as Pedro Pascal. Chris Pine also returns as Steve Trevor.

Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Stephen Jones and Gal Gadot are producing the film. Rebecca Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Walter Hamada are the executive producers.

Joining her behind the scenes are several members of Jenkins’ Wonder Woman team, including director of photography Matthew Jensen, Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (Amélie), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (Topsy-Turvy). Oscar-nominated editor Richard Pearson (United 93) will cut the film.

Production will take place in Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Virginia, and in the UK, Spain and the Canary Islands.

Set to open in theaters November 1, 2019, Wonder Woman 1984 is based on the character created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

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