Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot's "Wonder Woman" reunion will have to wait.Jenkins has relinquished directing duties for "Cleopatra," a historical drama featuring Gadot as the legendary queen of Egypt. Kari Skogland, who recently directed Marvel's TV series "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," is taking over filmmaking duties.Jenkins isn't departing the project entirely. She will remain involved in a producing role as she pivots attention to her next two projects, "Wonder Woman 3" for Warner Bros. and "Star Wars: Rogue...
“Wonder Woman 1984” was not the super-powered box office success to match 2017’s “Wonder Woman” ($167M vs. $823M worldwide), but the sequel was a pandemic release largely seen on streaming — now emblematic of the changing tides of the movie biz, with HBO Max leading the controversial charge — and electric star Gadot has a stack of upcoming premieres and projects. Next, she’ll star in Disney’s “Death on the Nile” in 2022 following Netflix’s November 2021 big-budget highlight “Red Notice,” and her “Hedy Lamarr” limited series is now set for Apple TV+. Outspoken against anti-Semitism, the Israeil-born Gadot will produce and star as Holocaust heroine Irena Sendler for Warner Bros. through her shingle, Pilot Wave. She’s also re-teaming with director Patty Jenkins for “Wonder Woman 3” and “Cleopatra” at Paramount.