Jenkins, 46, will once again direct Israeli actress Gal Gadot as the superhero in Wonder Woman 2, scheduled for release on December 13, 2019, publications including Variety and Hollywood Reporter said.
Wonder Woman, was the first stand-alone movie to star a female superhero since 2005's box office dud Elektra, and the first to be directed by a woman.
Patty Jenkins has officially signed on to direct the sequel to "Wonder Woman".
"Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins is springing back into action for a sequel to the summer blockbuster, the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Negotiations took months to finalize a deal for Jenkins' return.
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Although she had been a replacement director for Michelle MacLaren, it seems that Jenkins can no longer be separated from "Wonder Woman".
Jenkins has been reportedly working on the script for "Wonder Woman 2" with Geoff Johns, overseeing the DC film universe, as well as John Berg for Warner Bros. It is also said that a substantial backend deal was brokered so she can earn from the box office draw of the film when it gets released.
"Wonder Woman" had been an unexpected surprise in the box office as it successfully reached the $800 million mark internationally. She famously wrote and directed the movie "Monster", starring Charlize Theron in an Oscar-winning role, in 2003.
"Wonder Woman" also garnered positive reviews from the critics, with many lauding the performance of Gadot and the jaw-dropping skills of Jenkins. She is tasked to work on the screenplay with Warner Bros.