Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins to reunite for Wonder Woman 3
Warner Bros. confirmed Woman Woman 3 on Sunday after the huge success of Wonder Woman 1984's Christmas day release. The D.C. Extended Universe film racked up $16.7 million during its opening weekend domestically and $85 million worldwide to date.
Gadot portrays Wonder Woman, also known as Diana Prince, an Amazon warrior tasked with protecting mankind. Jenkins earned praised for directing 2017's Wonder Woman, the highest-grossing film directed by a woman. She was also lauded for earning the biggest domestic opening by a female director and for being the first female director of an American studio superhero movie.
“As fans around the world continue to embrace Diana Prince, driving the strong opening weekend performance of Wonder Woman 1984, we are excited to be able to continue her story with our real life Wonder Women – Gal and Patty – who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy,” said Toby Emmerich, Chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, in a statement.
Warner Bros. announced in early December that Wonder Woman 1984 would be released simultaneously in theaters and HBO Max after it was pushed multiple times due to the coronavirus pandemic. The risk proved profitable with a boost in subscriptions and nearly half of the streamer's subscribers viewing the film on Christmas Day.
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