DC's Wonder Woman Director Talks About Her Plans For The Sequel

"It's a beautiful story to tell."


The DC superhero adventure Wonder Woman is currently breaking box office records, and there is already talk of a sequel. It has been confirmed that both director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot are signed on for another movie, and now Jenkins has spoken about what fans can expect.

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In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Jenkins revealed that the Amazonian princess will be heading stateside for Wonder Woman 2. "The story will take place in the US, which I think is right," she said. "She's Wonder Woman. She's got to come to America. It's time."

Jenkins went on to explain that she was returning to make a sequel because of the opportunities it presented, both in terms of the story and in working with the cast again.

"I'm not a big obligation person when it comes to art. You want to do a movie like this because you believe in it," she said. "Then I had this revelation in the middle of the night: this is your dream cast, you've created a character that you love and you can say anything you want in the world right now."

"I realized that Wonder Woman 2 is its own great movie. I made Wonder Woman. Now I want to make Wonder Woman 2. It's a beautiful story to tell, [and it's] an important time to tell it with people that I love."

Wonder Woman scored the highest US opening for a female director in history this weekend, with a three-day take of $100.5 million. Internationally, the movie brought in $122.5 million, boosting its global haul to $223 million after just one weekend.

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