Patty Jenkins Officially Signs on to Direct 'Wonder Woman 2' - NBC Connecticut

Patty Jenkins Officially Signs on to Direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Star Gal Gadot will also reprise her role as the Amazonian warrior in the sequel, which is scheduled to hit theaters in Dec. 2019

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    13121035
    2
    Canada
    108826
    3
    Germany
    137525
    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    10 Ways to be Heart-Smart This National Heart Month
    Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP
    A general view of atmosphere seen at The World Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures "Wonder Woman" at The Pantages Theatre, May 25, 2017, in Los Angeles Inset: Patty Jenkins, director of "Wonder Woman," strikes a pose at the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Diane Keaton, at Dolby Theatre, June 8, 2017, in Los Angeles.

    Patty Jenkins has officially signed on to direct the sequel to "Wonder Woman."

    A Warner Bros. representative confirmed Jenkins' return on Monday after Variety first reported the news.

    Jenkins was widely expected to return for the sequel after "Wonder Woman" became both a critical success and a global hit at the box office earning over $816 million worldwide this summer. Negotiations took months to finalize a deal for Jenkins' return.

    The Hollywood Reporter writes that her deal, which is reported to be in the $7 to $9 million range, makes Jenkins the highest-paid female filmmaker in history. The studio declined comment on Jenkins' pay.

    Take a Peek Inside Tara's and Johnny's Olympic Hotel Wardrobes

    [NATL] Take a Peek Inside Tara's and Johnny's Olympic Hotel Wardrobes

    Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are known for their style. But being on the road nearly a month for the Olympics means they need to bring a lot of clothing and accessories. We had the chance to take a look around the NBC Olympic analysts' hotel rooms to see just how much they brought with them.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018)

    Star Gal Gadot will also reprise her role as the Amazonian warrior in the sequel, which is scheduled to hit theaters in Dec. 2019.