Patty Jenkins Officially on Board to Direct 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

Gal Gadot presents the award for video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Aug. 27 in Inglewood Calif. Chris Pizzello  Invision

Not only did she get it, but she has now made history as the highest-paid female director of all time.

In July, it was confirmed by the Warner Bros. about its sequel in the process, BollywoodMDB also informed about Gal Gadot reprising her role as Amazonian princess. Just as Wonder Woman broke barriers for superhero movies, Jenkins' deal breaks a glass ceiling for women directors.

While director Jenkins was excited about "Wonder Woman" from the beginning, she was initially somewhat less enthused with the studio's choice of star. The total domestic collection went up to $402 million while the global collection of the film went past $800 million. W.B. seer Geoff Johns is keeping sequel details under wraps, plainly telling Variety that "the goal is to make another great Wonder Woman film". She was reportedly paid only $1 million for the first movie.

With the film receiving praise from Deadpool amusing guy Ryan Reynolds, to movie-goers who were in awe of this beautifully feminist moment, it's no surprise that Wonder Woman is set for a sequel. On the work front, Gal Gadot is preparing for her upcoming movie Justice League in which she will be seen fighting evil minions of Steppenwolf.

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Jenkins' sequel is expected to be released on December 13, 2019, with over two years to prepare.

"American film director #Patty Jenkins has finally signed a contract with #Warner Bros. to direct the sequel of "#Wonder Woman". She also was involved in two movies which did not make it to fruition, including I Am Superman with Ryan Gosling, a film she recently stated she still hope to make.

Part of the reason for Jenkins hard driving negotiations - as fans of the DCEU will remember, she wasn't originally slated to direct this film at all.

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