Patty Jenkins Developing ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

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Riding on the critical and commercial success of “Wonder Woman,” director Patty Jenkins is already working on a script for the sequel.

Variety revealed the news in an exclusive interview with Jon Berg and Geoff Johns, who oversee the DC film universe for Warner Bros.

“Patty and I are writing the treatment right now,” Johns said. “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.

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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.

“It will take place somewhere between 1917 and 2017,” Emmerich said coyly.

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, so if she’s involved in the treatment for the sequel, fans may be able to look forward to some Amazonian action stateside.

Despite these confirmations of her involvement, however, Warner Bros. Pictures has not yet announced if Jenkins will direct the next “Wonder Woman” film.

“Wonder Woman” has earned over $573 million worldwide to date.

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  1. Bs says:

    Still want this in Europe, I don’t know why but I feel she fitted in perfectly for a European setting, and if they do ww2 then it would work directly with the impact America had positive and negatively… ooohh wait a second, hearing that America are building a super weapon to win the war Diana sets about to put a stop to it, and is broken hearted when she sees the people she called allies drop the bomb on innocents. Something along those lines sets her anger up perfectly.

  2. Paul says:

    So glad Jenkins is already working on a sequel! I fall in line with some thinking that another pre-justice league movie could over do it. We had Captain America cover quite a bit of WW2, am I not correct? However I must say there have been many hero drama’s about WW1 and they did this BEAUTIFULLY. I have every confidence that whatever DC and Warner decide to do will come out as a gem. It really seems as though they (DC gods) have started listening to the general public about what we would like to see, and have started delivering. I’m sold!

  3. BBGun72 says:

    I’m not sure if it makes sense to put the sequel in between 1918 and 2017. I think they need to set the sequel after the events of “Justice League.” My thoughts:

    1) At the end of BVS, Diana already said that she gave up (or at least, took a break) on humanity for 100 years after seeing the horrors of WWI, and as we saw from the WW movie, losing Steve and having to destroy her half-brother in the process.

    2) Not doubting Jenkins, as she did a great job with this WW movie, but wouldn’t it be more exciting to have WW focus on present-day adventures? With BVS and Justice League being in present day, there wouldn’t be any real sense of intrigue since the “let’s see what happens” element is gone. Don’t get me wrong, I know with a superhero movie, there’s no real chance of WW dying, but still.

    • Theo Essandoh says:

      I am pretty sure it’s because they don’t want Batman or Superman involved in the movie which makes sense.

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