Patty Jenkins will return to direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Anita Tucker
September 14, 2017

Patty Jenkins made history when her most recent directorial offering, Wonder Woman, broke box office records this summer. Obviously, no one disclosed the deal tag but it is estimated to be around $7 million to $9 million!

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has finalised her deal to take charge of Wonder Woman 2, making her the highest-paid female director ever.

After Wonder Woman 2 was confirmed a couple months ago, Jenkins had teased that the superhero might be seen in the United States this time. Besides the "Wonder Women" sequel, Jenkins is developing a TNT TV series with Pine. The total domestic collection went up to $402 million while the global collection of the film went past $800 million. It isn't a huge shock, since the studio and the director have been in negotiations for a while and Jenkins has been very vocal about her plans for the future. Jenkins was paid $1 million for her directing duties on Wonder Woman.

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Warner Bros. has released a clip from the Wonder Woman featurette "A Director's Vision: A Photograph Through Time", an extra included on the film's Blu-ray. The sequel will arrive n December 13, 2019. The goal is to make another great Wonder Woman film.

DC's cinematic universe was foundering creatively until Jenkins steered "Wonder Woman" to commercial and critical success this summer.

Jenkins has been up-front about how she feels about getting back into the director's chair. Jenkins' contract will also include a substantial amount of box office grosses. There is a growing awareness that women get fewer chances to direct high-profile films than men, even after they've proven themselves in the television field or with a feature film hit.

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