‘Wonder Woman 2’ Gets 2019 Release Date

Warner Bros. Sets 'Wonder Woman 2'
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Warner Bros. has set Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman 2” for release on Dec. 13, 2019.

The studio made the announcement early Tuesday evening.

“Wonder Woman,” directed by Patty Jenkins, has been an outsize hit for the studio with $389 million in domestic grosses after 53 days, and another $390 million from international markets.

Warner Bros. previously announced an “untitled event film” for the Dec. 13, 2019, slot. “Wonder Woman 2” is the first title to land on the date.

Variety reported on June 20 that Jenkins was already working on a script for the sequel with Geoff Johns, who oversees the DC film universe along with Jon Berg for Warner Bros.

“Patty and I are writing the treatment right now,” Johns said in an interview at the time. “The goal is to make another great ‘Wonder Woman’ film.”

Johns said that he “had a blast” working with Jenkins on the first “Wonder Woman” and that the pair already have a “cool idea” for the followup.

Warner Bros. Pictures president and CCO Toby Emmerich told Variety in a separate interview that the sequel won’t take place during World War I like the first, but is still likely to be set in the past.

Jenkins said in interviews a few days after the release of “Wonder Woman” that she would set a sequel in the United States rather than Europe. Warner Bros. Pictures has not yet announced if Jenkins will direct the next “Wonder Woman” film.

“Wonder Woman” is the fourth installment in the studio’s DC Extended Universe, which launched with 2013’s “Man of Steel” with an opening weekend of $116.6 million, followed by last year’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” with $166 million, and “Suicide Squad” with $133.6 million. “Wonder Woman,” made for about $150 million, is critically acclaimed, with a 92% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

“Wonder Woman” opened with $103 million in North America on June 2-4, but has outperformed the other titles to become the 28th highest domestic grosser of all time. It’s the second-highest-grossing 2017 title after “Beauty and the Beast.”

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  1. G.J. LaRouche says:

    I wrote a “Wonder Woman” script in 2014. It is set during WWII. It’s a wonderful script. I hope Warner Brothers would agree to use it. It is registered with the Writers Guild of America.

    • Robyn says:

      William Moulton Marston wrote Wonder Woman stories set in World War II,
      written while World War II was in progress. Perhaps he has the better claim to originality.

  2. Claudia says:

    Only two years. Let’s hope they don’t rush the script.

  3. RoyN says:

    The movie deserves all the money it can make; and definitely the best of the DC films.I took my nine year old niece to see the movie, and she’s seen it twice now. About a month later, took my 85 year old mother to see it. At first, I was afraid the violence and such would be too much. When the end credits began to roll, my mom looked at me and said, “I’d see that movie ten more times.”

  4. Anna says:

    I can’t wait! :D

  5. Ian Hirst says:

    Great to see. Not a perfect movie by any means but still a very enjoyable experience and Gadot was brilliant.

  6. Isaac says:

    This is great. Wonder Woman was an amazing film and great triumph.

  7. bsbarnes says:

    Sly like a fox screenwriter Allan Heinberg, adorable Lilly Aspell, marvelous Lucy Davis, bada** Robin Wright, overly-protective Robin Wright, “Dick Van Dyke to her Mary Tyler Moore” Chris Pine, Hardest Working Woman in Blockbuster Directing Business Patty Jenkins (who shares a birthday with Lynda Carter, hello!) and The Only Gal That Matters Gal Gadot all formed the magic lasso that was the Wonder Woman movie, and no expense should be spared to keep each awesome link intact :D

  8. Kevin Tran says:

    OMG!! 2019 is going to be the best year EVER for not only Captain Marvel (March 8th) but Wonder Woman (December 13th). Hope Patty Jenkins returns to helm the sequel.

  9. Dave Netherton says:

    Glad they are deciding to move ahead quickly and strike while the iron is hot. Signing Jenkins to direct is a no brainer at this point. I’m hearing the second movie will be set during the 1980’s during the “Cold War” era with the U.S.S.R. So it would appear WW will be going up against the Ruskies (with the political climate the way it is today we could use her now to fight against best friends Trump & Putin) LOL Not a bad time slot either at the moment it will open 2 weeks after Frozen, 1 week before a Masters Of The Universe film & a yet untitled Disney live action fairy tale movie & Wicked. Thankfully that Christmas season no Star Wars movie in sight.

  10. Joyce Tyler says:

    Why are they taking so long to sign Jenkins? She directed a critical and commercial success.

    • bsbarnes says:

      Preach :D

    • lindsey says:

      if she’s working on a treatment with Johnd, there’s an informal agreement between her and WB and they’re hammering out her deal. her team is probably pushing to attach her to other projects at wb and/or WW3, 4, 5…

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