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As comic book fans across the globe celebrate the premiere of Wonder Woman, it’s now been revealed director Patty Jenkins will return for the currently in-development sequel and is eyeing a contemporary setting for the project. After the DC Extended Universe got off to a rocky start with its initial three installments, Diana Prince’s first solo vehicle looks to be the bona fide commercial and critical hit the franchise needs at this point in time (read our review). Critics and audiences alike have praised Gal Gadot’s starring turn and Jenkins’ handling of the material. Wonder Woman ranks as one of the best received superhero movies of all-time, suggesting the Amazonian warrior has a bright future on the big screen.
Before Wonder Woman debuted, it was confirmed a Wonder Woman 2 is coming through the pipeline (adding to the already extensive list of DCEU projects being worked on), but producer Charles Roven recently said nothing has been written yet. While a script isn’t finalized at this juncture, Warner Bros. is still starting to put the pieces in place so they can get the ball rolling when the time comes. Jenkins, unsurprisingly, is locked in to helm the Wonder Woman sequel, which will take place in the modern age.
The news comes courtesy of a THR profile on Jenkins and Gadot, which focuses on the project’s journey to the big screen. Briefly mentioned in the article are plans for the future. Both leading ladies are contractually signed on for Wonder Woman 2, which would not be a period piece like its predecessor – which took place in World War I. From the sound of things, Jenkins is not letting the success of the first movie get to her head and refuses to rest on her laurels:
“What I never want to do is start phoning it in and making things just to show that I can keep my foot in the door and do big movies. I don’t care about that at all. I just want to make great movies. And that could come from any direction. It might be a $10 million movie or it might be $200 million movie.”











In the past, Jenkins has openly discussed her plans for a sequel, so it’s nice to see she’s going to get the chance to continue Diana’s story on film. The bigger news here is the notion of Wonder Woman 2 being set in the current day; previous reports indicated it could explore other times in history, but that looks to be out of the cards now. In a way, this decision makes sense. The first Wonder Woman meant to serve as an origin story for the titular character, so it was logical to go back to 1918 and depict the War to End All Wars. These events shaped Diana into who she is in Batman V Superman, and now she can continue to evolve through Justice League and beyond. Traveling through the past with Wonder Woman sounds like a fun movie series, but at some point, it’s better if her story moves forward into the future.
With everything on the DCEU’s plate at the moment, it remains to be seen when Wonder Woman 2 will push ahead. Given the enthusiastic response to Wonder Woman, WB might be inclined to put the sequel on the fast track, but much of their slate remains up in the air after constant reshuffling since announcing the line-up back in 2014. Ideally, the studio will use their Hall H presentation at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con to iron things out, giving viewers a revamped schedule they can get excited about.


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[h=1]Wonder Woman Sequels Should be Justice League Prequels[/h]



The world has welcomed Wonder Woman with open arms and with love in our hearts. Director Patty Jenkins’ superhero blockbuster starring Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman is the first certified win for the DC Extended Universe, boasting the highest Rotten Tomatoes score of any DC film since The Dark Knight, as well as garnering widespread critical and audience acclaim. While Wonder Woman will next be seen as part of the Justice League this November, plans for a sequel to her solo film endeavor are, naturally, already under way. Fans can breathe a sigh of relief that Patty Jenkins is returning to helm the next cinematic chapter of Diana Prince’s story, and the sequel is planned to take take things forward in time to a contemporary setting.
Luckily, plans can change. Producer Charles Roven has stated that in this early stage of planning Wonder Woman 2, “nothing has been written” yet. While the modern-day framing sequence at the Louvre and the final moment of Wonder Woman beg for a continuation, it seems like that the answer to those questions will and would best be found in Justice League and its sequels. In terms of Wonder Woman‘s sequels, the best idea for her and her story is to continue looking backward: Wonder Woman‘s sequels should be set in the past.
Whether they intended to or not when the decision was made to set Wonder Woman in World War I, the brain trust at DC Films created a golden opportunity for themselves. Between Wonder Woman‘s 1918 setting and the emergence of Superman (Henry Cavill) in the Black Zero event that introduced Kryptonians to the world in 2013’s Man of Steel, that’s nearly a hundred years of unanswered questions about the history of the DCEU. And by designing Wonder Woman as an immortal goddess who is thousands of years old, they created the ideal character to chart that veritable playground of history. Wonder Woman literally has the entire 20th century of the DCEU to explore.







The end of Wonder Woman’s World War I adventure opened up a bevy of questions. What did Diana do next? Where did she go? She couldn’t return to Themyscira – by choosing to accompany Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) to the outside world, her mother Queen Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen) banished Diana from Paradise Island. Or did she attempt to return to Themyscira at some point? How did she ultimately get a job at the Louvre? How was she able to pretend to be “Diana Prince” for a hundred years without people noticing Diana Prince never ages? Or did people notice?
What’s more, the very fact that Wonder Woman involved herself in World War I, and that her actions against General Ludendorff (Danny Huston) and against Ares (David Thewlis) helped end the Great War, changed history. General Ludendorff was an actual historical German leader who wasn’t killed by an Amazon princess in Belgium in the real world. Wonder Woman remaining in the world must have continued to have a butterfly effect on history, by her very existence, not to mention any actions she undertook. It’s hard to believe that after World War I, Diana simply did nothing, went into hiding, and didn’t involve herself in the affairs of mankind in any way since 1918.
However, this is just what Diana claimed at the conclusion of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. At Clark Kent’s Smallville funeral, Diana told Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), “A hundred years ago I walked away from Mankind… from a century of horrors.” Yet that does not seem to be the lesson the woman who defeated Ares and mourned for Steve Trevor learned at the conclusion of the more optimistic Wonder Woman. Diana learned life-changing lessons, both about herself and her godly nature and about Mankind and our nature. Yes, Diana was plunged into the horrors of war that Mankind was capable of, but she learned Man is also good, that we are complex beings, and we are worth saving, even if we sometimes don’t deserve it. Bitterness about humanity isn’t what Diana learned from World War I, or from the sacrifice of Steve Trevor. This makes what she says to Bruce Wayne all the more jarring – and all the more worth exploring.








In the same way that FOX’s X-Men movies have found rich stories around how mutants have affected history since the 1960s, Wonder Woman is in a prime position to not just explore but define how the 20th century happened in the DCEU. It’s already been established that Wonder Woman has been active almost 80 years before Bruce Wayne became the Batman and almost a hundred years before the debut of Superman. Wonder Woman’s exploits throughout the century are stories that not only begs to be told, but they would actually help cement her as the most important hero in the DCEU’s history. As an immortal Amazon demigoddess, being able to walk through history and be a major player in the course of the 20th century is a trait that uniquely belongs to Wonder Woman in the DCEU.
In addition, charting Wonder Woman’s exploits for the last hundred years would be a prime opportunity for the sequels to homage the various ways in which Wonder Woman has evolved in the comics and from her popular television series. A movie set in World War II would be a natural direction to go in, which is where Wonder Woman made her first big impact in the comics and it was the setting of the first season of the show starring Lynda Carter. However, it’s understandable that repeating a World War setting may not be creatively ideal.
What about the 1950’s – Wonder Woman in the midst of Cold War paranoia? Or Wonder Woman in the 1960’s and 1970’s, in the era of Vietnam, the Women’s Liberation movement, and free love? (This was the era in the comics where Wonder Woman lost her Amazon powers and became a martial artist under the tutelage of a sensei named I-Ching.) In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto was imprisoned for 10 years because he was blamed for using his powers to ensure that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated (though he actually tried to prevent it). What if Wonder Woman was in Dallas on that fateful morning of November 22, 1963 – and what if she blocked the bullets with her gauntlets?









It would be a shame and a gigantic loss of potential story possibilities for DC Films to just leap over that missing century of Wonder Woman’s life, with all of its unanswered questions – only to pursue her modern day adventures, which are being charted in the Justice League films anyway. It’s true that creating period films is challenging; having to constantly be historically accurate with costumes and production design is a difficult form of filmmaking. It’s also challenging for Gal Gadot play a younger, still naive version of her character and then have to leap to playing Diana as more worldly and experienced in the Justice League films. At the very least, perhaps Wonder Woman‘s sequels can explore aspects of her missing century in flashbacks, even if the main story is set in modern day.
The most important thing is Wonder Woman’s sequels shouldn’t gloss over and ignore her past and how she affected the DCEU’s past. We now know Wonder Woman has been with us since 1918, and her adventures up until she found herself standing shoulder to shoulder with Batman and Superman facing off against Doomsday need to be told. Wonder Woman could, and rightly should be established as the most important superhero in the DCEU. She is the longest tenured, the most experienced hero in the Justice League. We know where she came from and how she helped change the world in 1918. Wonder Woman must have kept on changing the DECU from that point on. These are stories that demand to be told, to help define Wonder Woman as the true legend she is.
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Place in America[/h]



Director Patty Jenkins says the sequel to the box office smash Wonder Woman will be set in America. More than 75 years after Wonder Woman appeared in the comics for the first time, the character finally made her solo movie debut, arriving in theaters over the weekend to critical acclaim and more than $100 million at the domestic box office.
The film followed Diana Prince from her home island of Themyscira into the midst of war torn Europe, a very different backdrop to the Gotham audiences saw her inhabiting in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. However, it looks like she’ll be returning stateside soon enough.
In an interview with EW, Jenkins confirmed the sequel’s setting, saying Wonder Woman 2 will unfold in America, far away from Themyscira, as well as London and the European locales she traveled to in the first film.
“The story will take place in the U.S., which I think is right. She’s Wonder Woman. She’s got to come to America. It’s time.”











The quote comes from an interview Jenkins did in April, but was held back until release. The director previously discussed her interest and ideas for a sequel that included a US setting, but this is more resolute and in the wake of her return being confirmed suggests more clearly that this is where the series is heading.
While an official announcement hasn’t been made, Wonder Woman 2 is something Warner Bros. will want to start work on shortly. After all, the film grossed more than $200 million worldwide in its opening frame and delivered the DCEU it’s first genuine hit. Audiences and critics have made it clear that they love Wonder Woman and want to see more of her apart from her upcoming appearance in Justice League in November.
Jenkins hasn’t divulged too many other details for the sequel, which Zack Snyder recently revealed is in development. Indeed, as far as a plot goes, DCEU producer Charles Roven said last week that “nothing has been written” in terms of a script – although story ideas are surely swirling. What exactly that story could be is unclear, but with a contemporary setting likely then it would make sense for her to be in the U.S. where she fights in both Batman v Superman and (presumably) Justice League.


Source: EW
 

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[h=1]Patty Jenkins Confirms She’s Directing Wonder Woman 2[/h]



Wonder Woman has become quite the success story this month (grossing an astronomical $500 million in two weeks), with audiences already clamoring for Patty Jenkins to helm another installment — and it looks like the filmmaker has finally confirmed her plans to return for the sequel. It’s no secret that Warner Bros. has struggled getting Wonder Woman onto the big screen. They last attempted to bring the iconic superhero to life in the mid-2000s, with Joss Whedon’s now-abandoned project. It wasn’t until Jenkins came on board that things started to look up.
Diana Prince made her grand debut in Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice last year, played by Gal Gadot — and the actress returned to headline her own standalone film this year, in Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. After three divisive, yet financially successful, installments, Wonder Woman became the first universally acclaimed movie in the DC Extended Universe. People from all across the filmmaking industry — including Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige — have praised the film.
Aside from reprising her role in Snyder’s Justice League later this year, audiences are wondering where Gadot’s character goes from here on out. Jenkins has previously stated that she wants to bring Wonder Woman not only into the present day but also set the sequel in the United States. Despite openly discussing these plot details during the press rounds, the filmmaker never officially confirmed her involvement with the sequel — until now. After recently screening Wonder Woman for female screenwriters and filmmakers at a recent Women in Film event, Jenkins participated in a Q&A where she confirmed that she’ll be returning for Wonder Woman 2 (via Advocate).







“I had an epiphany about Wonder Woman 2. I was like, ‘you don’t have to do this. It doesn’t have to be a foregone conclusion that you do Wonder Woman 2.’ But then as I was falling asleep I had an epiphany. I was like, ‘Wait a minute. You have the greatest character of all time that you love dearly, with a cast that you love sitting at the palm of your hand at this day and age — you can do whatever you want with them — are you crazy?’ And then I suddenly realized, it’s not more, it’s another movie. It’s its own movie. And it’s got to be great.”




Although it certainly sounds like Jenkins has every intention of directing the Wonder Woman sequel, it’s worth noting that she doesn’t explicitly confirm her involvement. Still, she has already begun working on the story treatment for the sequel alongside DC Films head honcho Geoff Johns, so it seems like it’s all but confirmed that she’ll be returning for Wonder Woman 2.
Typically, these announcements don’t happen until several weeks after the release of the original movie, thereby giving the filmmakers greater leverage in negotiating for their return if their original movie has done exceptionally well at the worldwide box office (which Wonder Woman certainly has). Considering that the movie is merely days away from surpassing every other DCEU installment to become not only the highest-grossing DCEU movie domestically but also the third highest-grossing DC Comics movie overall (domestically), behind only Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, now is the perfect time for Jenkins to officially sign on for the inevitable sequel. Perhaps the studio will make the announcement at San Diego Comic-Con next month?


Source: Advocate
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Set in 1980s, Chris Pine Returning?[/h]


[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]WARNING: This post contains SPOILERS for Wonder Woman[/COLOR][COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)][/COLOR]​
[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]As Wonder Woman‘s box office success continues to build, it sounds like it may carry her straight into the 1980s for Wonder Woman 2 – with her leading man returning, despite Steve Trevor’s fate. DC Films has been careful not to shift attention away from the DCEU’s runaway success and towards a sequel too soon, with director Patty Jenkins not yet officially returning, even as a a story treatment for the inevitable Wonder Woman 2 begins to take shape. A shape we may now know, at least in terms of setting.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]The current timeline of the DCEU made fans question whether the Wonder Woman sequel would be tied to the fallout from Justice League (as is the case with Jason Momoa’s Aquaman solo film), or tell another period story set between Diana’s origin and her Batman V Superman debut. Thanks to some new information, it seems that question can be answered, along with the villains Wonder Woman 2 will introduce decades before Steppenwolf ever challenged the Justice League.


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[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]According to production details Screen Rant has learned, the story of Wonder Woman 2 will be another historical adventure prior to the modern day DCEU. Set during the 1980s, the film will send Diana against the forces of Soviet Union in the closing days of the Cold War. The production team is expected to remain on board for the sequel, with confirmation that Geoff Johns isdeveloping Wonder Woman 2‘s script with Jenkins (who is still in negotiations, with all evidence and word of mouth pointing to her return once the contracts are signed).[/COLOR]
[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]As fans use their imagination to picture the sequel – swapping out the battlefields of World War I for the espionage and maneuverings of Moscow – the last detail may be the biggest relief. The report also confirms that Chris Pine will be returning, once again acting as Diana’s ally Steve Trevor. Exactly how that’s possible given the conclusion of his story in Wonder Woman… may be the real question moving forward.[/COLOR]







[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]From a marketing standpoint, the decisions all make complete sense. Across the critical and commercial acclaim heaped on Jenkins’s film, the chemistry between Gal Gadot and Chris Pine was one of the most praised aspects – tinged with the fact that one glimpse may be all audiences ever get. On one hand, the winning combination of Steve Trevor and Diana makes his sacrifice in the movie’s final act all the more meaningful for Diana’s character in BvSand beyond. On the other… it’s the kind of formula movie studios tend to pursue at all costs, even ones in less critical hot water than DC Films.

[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]The same line of thinking may be to thank for the decision to tell another story set prior to Diana’s introduction into BvS and the Justice League. The cynics will claim it’s an effort to keep Diana as far away from Zack Snyder’s version as possible (despite his role in shapingWonder Woman with Jenkins), and allow Jenkins and Johns the freedom to tell whatever story she wishes. Taking a step back, though, it seems the smartest move all around. Jenkins has already explained how the Batman V Supermanclaim that Wonder Woman “walked away from mankind” can mean more than fans inferred, opening doors to any number of compelling stories set in the 20th Century.




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[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]With Justice League telling the next chapter of Diana’s story alongside DC’s younger heroes, why not have the cake and eat it, too – filling in the exciting years when Diana was Earth’s only living superhero? And considering the comparisons to Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger the first time around, shifting the next film to World War II would only exacerbate the potential problems. Diana can still comment on the war and its role in shaping the Cold War that followed, after all.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]Fans won’t need to be convinced that seeing Diana during the 1980s would be worth the price of admission alone, but the promise of another pairing with Pine (whether a resurrected version, or a descendant of Steve Trevor) should seal the deal. Since Jenkins has stated her feelings that Wonder Woman 2 should be set in America, the heroes may be forced to swap No Man’s Land for a Cold War spy thriller – and who would complain?[/COLOR]
[COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8)]Let us know what you think of a 1980s setting for Wonder Woman 2, and whether Steve Trevor’s return is the right move – no matter how the filmmakers explain it.


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[h=1]Warner Bros. Officially Announces Wonder Woman Sequel[/h]





Warner Bros. officially announces a sequel to Wonder Woman is in development during their panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego.
The studio kicked off their shared superhero world last spring with the premiere of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, which featured the return of Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman and introduced Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman as well as Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman – plus Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. Although Batman V Superman wasn’t well received by critics and inspired a divisive reaction among fans, Gadot’s Wonder Woman was a highlight for many, which generated positive buzz for the character’s solo entry that hit theaters earlier this year.
Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman was beloved by critics and fans alike, and has broken records at the box office to become the top-grossing film directed by a woman. Additionally, Wonder Woman became the highest earner in the DCEU at the domestic box office, and only trails behind Batman V Superman at the worldwide box office. As such, rumors of a sequel have been circling for some time, with Jenkins expected to return as director and DC Films’ Geoff Johns revealing he’s working on the script. Now, we have official word on Wonder Woman 2 out of San Diego.
[h=3]During Warner Bros’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the studio revealed a sequel to Wonder Woman is officially in development as part of the upcoming DCEU slate.[/h]Developing
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Gets December 2019 Release Date[/h]
Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman 2 will hit theaters in December 2019, with Gal Gadot to return and Patty Jenkins in negotiations to direct. Warner Bros. officially launched the DC Extended Universe last spring with the debut of Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Though it wasn’t a hit with critics and inspired a divisive reaction among fans, there were certain elements that excited fans about the future of the DCEU. The second official DCEU entry arrived last summer with David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, but it suffered the same poor critical response and divisive audience reaction as Batman V Superman.






The mainly negative narrative surrounding the DCEU noticeably changed with the premiere of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman this summer, which was the first entry in Warner Bros’ superhero universe to be largely well-liked by critics and casual moviegoers. Additionally, Wonder Woman broke box office records, is currently the best performing movie of the Summer 2017 season, and is the second highest grossing DCEU film at the worldwide box office. As such, it was only a matter of time before Warner Bros’ announced a sequel to Wonder Woman, which they did at this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con. Now, the studio gives the sequel an official release date.
[h=3]Related: Eight Upcoming DCEU Movies Officially Announced[/h]According to THR, Warner Bros. has set Wonder Woman 2 to open Friday December 13, 2019. Gal Gadot will reprise her role as Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman while Jenkins is currently in negotiations to return as director. Gadot originated her role as Wonder Woman in Batman V Superman and will return again later this year in Snyder’s World’s Finest Heroes team-up, Justice League. Meanwhile, Jenkins has been in talks with Warner Bros’ to direct Wonder Woman 2 for some time, and it’s expected she’ll officially sign on once she reaches an agreement with the studio.


In terms of where Wonder Woman 2’s release date fits it into the DCEU, 2018 will only feature one release – James Wan’s Aquaman solo film starring Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry – while 2019 will see Shazam! arrive in April and the Wonder Woman sequel in December. Other dated DCEU films include Cyborg and Green Lantern Corps, which are both expected to arrive in 2020; Warner Bros. also has two other 2020 dates reserved for DCEU entries.
Since Wonder Woman was such a success for Warner Bros. and the DCEU it’s no wonder that they would want to fast-track a sequel, which is currently being written by DC Films’ Geoff Johns. Of course, Warner Bros. has a number of other DCEU movies in the works, some of which were officially announced during the studio’s Comic-Con panel, including The Flash movie – now titled Flashpoint – Matt Reeves’ The Batman, Joss Whedon’s Batgirl, and Jaume Collet-Serra’s Suicide Squad 2.
As for what fans can expect from the Wonder Woman sequel, Chris Pine may return for a film set in the 1980s, though Warner Bros. is keeping official plot details under wraps for now. However, now that Wonder Woman 2 has an official release date, we’ll likely learn more about the production schedule and casting before the movie begins filming in the next year or so.
[h=2]Source: THR[/h]
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Deal Will Make Patty Jenkins Highest Paid Female Director[/h]





Patty Jenkins is close to closing a deal to direct Wonder Woman 2 with terms that will make her the highest paid female director in Hollywood. Warner Bros. launched their DC Extended Universe early last year with Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, a follow up to the director’s Man of Steel that introduced all the major heroes of the burgeoning superhero universe. While Henry Cavill’s Superman and Ben Affleck’s Batman were the titular heroes of the blockbuster, Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman also made a big impression on fans as one of the universal highlights of Snyder’s film. Batman V Superman was followed by David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, but Diana Prince next appeared in the DCEU leading her own film in Jenkins’ Wonder Woman.






Prior to the debut of Wonder Woman, the narrative surrounding the DCEU was divisive at best, with many criticizing Warner Bros’ superhero universe for being too dark – among other things – while others had enjoyed Snyder and Ayer’s movies. Wonder Woman, however, was the first unmitigated success of the DCEU, earning largely positive reviews from critics and moviegoers alike and scoring big at the box office; Wonder Woman is the biggest movie of the Summer 2017 season and recently passed the $800 million mark at the worldwide box office. As a result, Warner Bros has already announced Wonder Woman 2, with the sequel set to hit theaters in December 2019. Now, the followup is close to locking down a director.
[h=3]Related: Wonder Woman 2 Gets 2019 Release Date[/h]Deadline is reporting that Jenkins is close to closing a deal to direct Wonder Woman 2 that will see her being paid “substantially” more than she made on Wonder Woman and put her on par with a male director whose movie had performed much better at the box office than projections indicated. As such, Jenkins will become the highest paid female director in Hollywood.








Of course, many wondered why Warner Bros. hadn’t announced Jenkins as the director of Wonder Woman 2 when the sequel was confirmed at Comic-Con International in San Diego earlier this summer – or even before then, when it was reported the studio had plans to announce the followup. Many expected Jenkins to return as director given the success of the first film, and she even made comments seemingly indicating it was a done deal. Now we know the deal wasn’t quite done, and that’s because she was justifiably negotiating for a more substantial payday. Since there has been a great deal of discussion pertaining to the low number of female directors in Hollywood, as well as the pay gap among directors, Jenkins’ deal will be a step forward.
Though it’s unclear whether Gadot has done the same renegotiating for Wonder Woman 2, her initial contract with Warner Bros. for the Diana Prince role only included her appearances in Batman V Superman, Wonder Woman, and the still upcoming Justice League. If the actress hasn’t yet renegotiated her contract for additional appearances, it’s likely that will be done in the time before Wonder Woman 2 begins filming.
DC Films head Geoff Johns already revealed he started working on the script for the Wonder Woman sequel and with the DCEU entry locking down a late 2019 release date, it will likely head into production early next year. Now that Wonder Woman 2 is extremely close to locking down its director – the deal hasn’t yet been officially completed – Warner Bros, Johns, and Jenkins can move ahead on one of the more highly anticipated films on the upcoming DCEU slate.
[h=2]Source: Deadline[/h]
 

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[h=1]Geena Davis Wants to Play an Amazonian in Wonder Woman 2[/h]

With Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman still breaking records everywhere, and an obvious sequel already in the works, fans of Diana Prince are looking at where the fearless Amazonian could go next. While casting for Wonder Woman 2 is still a way off, Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis has offered herself for a part in the next installment.
Known for an illustrious career and major roles in the likes of The Fly, Beetlejuice, and Thelma & Louise, Davis was one of the biggest actresses of the ’80s/’90s. She still turns her hand to the silver screen, but these days Davis is best known for her time in TV roles on Grey’s Anatomy and The Exorcist. That being said, she returns to cinemas with the upcoming Marjorie Prime and has kept an eye on the recent boom in action movies that focus on the fairer sex.
[h=3]Related: Wonder Woman 2 Gets 2019 Release Date[/h]Speaking to Variety, the 61-year-old opened up about women in cinema and spoke about her advocacy for gender equality in movies. When discussing the recent trend of female-first movies like Atomic Blonde and Wonder Woman, Davis revealed how she hoped to nab a part in Diana of Themyscira’s next caper:
Certainly Wonder Woman needed to be made, and I’m so beyond thrilled with how it came out. I met Patty Jenkins and I told her, ‘I’m sure you’re going to make a sequel and if you need anybody Amazonian, there’s always me. I’m available.’










Given that the star is known for the feminine powerhouse that was Ridley Scott’s Thelma & Louise, you can see why she might put up the good fight for women in cinema. Not just stopping at hopes of tooling up to play an Amazonian, Davis also said that Wonder Woman has inspired her to have her own show where she could play a Diana-esque character:
“I loved it, and I want to do more of those films. My dream goal would be to have a streaming show where I could be a badass.”




With the recent trend of female-led films in Hollywood, it is puzzling that it took some 76 years for Wonder Woman to grace our screens. However, with films like Silver & Black, Batgirl and Captain Marvel already on the superhero slate, there will be a lot more girl power coming to comic book movies over the next few years. Remembering that Wonder Woman starred the likes of Connie Nielsen and Robin Wright as the powerful Amazonians, it isn’t hard to imagine Davis settling in among their ranks. As for the chances of the screen icon securing a role? Well, at least Jenkins knows where to turn to first if she needs a screen heroine to make up Themyscira’s formidable women.
[h=2]Source: Variety[/h]
 

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[h=1]Patty Jenkins Teases ‘Full-Blown’ Wonder Woman In Sequel[/h]

Patty Jenkins is excited to move forward on the in-development Wonder Woman 2, teasing viewers will get to see a “full-blown” Diana Prince in the sequel. Back in June, Jenkins made history with her DC Extended Universe installment, which received widespread critical acclaim and broke multiple box office records en route to an $800 million worldwide gross. Unsurprisingly, Warner Bros. was quick to push ahead on the followup, which has been officially dated for December 2019. Plot details are under wraps, but reports are pointing to a 1980s setting and the return of Chris Pine.
The first Wonder Woman film was an origin story depicting the events that transformed Diana into the hero she is today. That was Jenkins’ vision for the project from the get-go, wanting to make a sweeping piece of cinema that was heavily inspired by Richard Donner’s Superman. History will prove that was the right call, but even more thrilling possibilities await the director in the future now that Diana’s beginnings are out of the way. With a character as rich as Wonder Woman, there’s limitless potential, and Jenkins cannot wait to show fans more.
In an interview with ET to promote Wonder Woman‘s home media release, Jenkins provided an update on the sequel, expressing her desire to set the Amazonian warrior loose:
“The greatest thing about making this [the first Wonder Woman] movie was the fact that you’re really building to the Wonder Woman that we all love, but not until the end of the movie. The most exciting thing about [the sequel] is literally seeing her loose in the world now, living those classic stories. Here’s Wonder Woman, and what can she do? It should be a totally different movie, but a grand and now full-blown Wonder Woman in the world.”










Moviegoers have already gotten a taste of this new and improved Diana thanks to Batman V Superman and Justice League, which both take place in the current day. Obviously, Wonder Woman has come a long way from the naivety she displayed during World War I – as evidenced by her facial expression when she sees the bullet in the Justice League trailer (a callback to the famous Wonder Woman scene). It should be fun to see what the DCEU creative team can do with a fully-fleshed heroine at their disposal, showcasing the her tremendous powers and skill set. Jenkins earned raves for crafting the standout No Man’s Land sequence, so the pressure will be on her to top that and take things to the next level.
As great as the prospect of enhanced action sequences is, many will hope Wonder Woman 2 can rival its predecessor in the story department as well. The original Wonder Woman worked as well as it did because the script gave both Diana and Steve Trevor compelling arcs that allowed viewers to become invested in the core narrative. With Jenkins back at the helm, this shouldn’t be an issue, and the sequel should be just as good as what came before – if not better.
[h=2]Source: ET[/h]
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2: Patty Jenkins Closes Deal to Direct[/h]





Patty Jenkins has finally closed her deal and will officially return to direct Wonder Woman 2. Jenkins finally returned to the big screen with Wonder Woman this year after waiting fourteen years since directing the Oscar-winning film Monster. She did so in a big way by making the DC Extended Universe’s biggest hit critically and a close runner-up to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s worldwide box office totals. Thanks to her focus on getting the film right before it went into production, the film was made without much in terms of excess footage and even made it through minimal reshoots with star Gal Gadot pregnant.
Ever since the response to Wonder Woman started, it became clear that everybody (fans, Warner Bros., the cast, and Jenkins herself) wanted Jenkins to return. However, in the months since the release, there has yet to be an announcement that she was finally set to return, until now.






Variety is reporting that Jenkins and Warner Bros. have finally closed a deal that will see her brought back to direct the sequel. There is no other details at this time as to what type of payday Jenkins is in for or if she negotiated further creative control or input on the script. That said, previous reports stated the deal would put her firmly as the highest paid female director, and that she has already started working on the script with DC Films head Geoff Johns.


Now that fans can finally rest assured that Jenkins will be back, any reservations about the project and her involvement can be put to bed. Recently, some wondered if she would consider jumping to Star Wars 9 if given the call, but with Wonder Woman 2 already slated for a December 2019 release, Jenkins will have to continue working on the sequel to get it ready to go. Even though there has yet to be any reports on when filming will begin, DC’s history will point to Wonder Woman 2 starting production next summer.
Things are clearly still in the early stages on Wonder Woman 2, but there has been no shortage of teases as for what audiences can expect to see. We’ve previously reported exclusive details about a 1980’s setting and Chris Pine’s potential return, but Jenkins has also teased a ‘full-blown’ Wonder Woman in the sequel after seeing her just start to come into her own in her first movie. Now that Jenkins can definitively say she is back, it may not be long before she teases further details.
[h=2]Source: Variety[/h]
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Set To Start Filming in Summer 2018[/h]




Warner Bros. will reportedly begin production on Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 2 in June 2018, with the new synopsis confirming the film’s 1980s setting. The studio officially launched their DC cinematic universe (unofficially known as the DC Extended Universe) last year with Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, which gave audiences the first silver screen version of Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot. The actress later reprised her role in Jenkins’ WWI-set origin film, Wonder Woman, earlier this year.
Wonder Woman came on the heels of numerous divisive DC films and gave the world its first critically-acclaimed installment in the shared universe, which may have helped the film become an astounding box office success. The film has grossed over $821 million at the worldwide box office, become not only one of the highest-grossing solo superhero movies ever released but also the highest-grossing origin story as well. So, it’s no surprise that the studio would commission another installment right away, with Jenkins returning at the helm (with a significant bump in salary) and Gadot as the eponymous superhero.


According to a new production listing uncovered by Omega Underground, Wonder Woman 2 is set to begin production in June 2018, thereby giving the sequel plenty of time to meet its scheduled December 2019 release. What’s more, the production listing also confirms the sequel’s 1980s/Cold War setting (which Screen Rant was first to report on earlier this summer).


Although the time period is significantly different than the first movie’s WWI setting, it still allows the sequel to explore Diana’s adventures before she joined up with Batman and Superman during their fateful battle with Doomsday in Snyder’s 2016 movie. Furthermore, it may allow the sequel to tie directly into Snyder’s Justice League, due out next month. In that film, eagle-eyed viewers have discovered that part of the movie involves the 1986 nuclear disaster site, Chernobyl. Considering that Wonder Woman 2 takes place in the ’80s, it’s certainly possible that her story will have her visiting the site. However, we’ll just have to wait and see what happens on that end.
For now, it seems that Warner Bros. is keen on releasing the Wonder Woman sequel in December 2019 – the week before J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX hits theaters. When Lucasfilm confirmed that their final installment in the sequel trilogy will bow in December 2019, people assumed that Warner Bros. would move Wonder Woman 2 up, but considering that both films are scheduled to begin filming next summer, it seems that neither of them are concerning themselves with the competition.
[h=2]Source: Omega Underground[/h]
 

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Report: Gal Gadot will not do Wonder Woman sequel if accused film producer remains on




Multiple allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against Brett Ratner







Gal Gadot, the star of this year’s Wonder Woman, is refusing to join the sequel due for a December 2019 premiere date if Brett Ratner remains connected to the project, the New York Post reported on Sunday.
Ratner is now alleged to have masturbated in a car seat next to an unnamed model. It’s not the first allegation against Ratner in the ongoing accusations and revelations of sexual misconduct by powerful Hollywood men, some of whom have admitted the allegations. On Nov. 1, the Los Angeles Times reported six women’s allegations, including one of forced oral sex, against Ratner.
A representative denied those allegations, and also the newest one, also reported by the New York Post’s Page Six column. Ratner’s production company, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, was a co-financing partner on the first Wonder Woman and has been a financing partner on the DC Extended Universe films since Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016.
Patty Jenkins, who directed the first Wonder Woman, is directing the sequel. Warner Bros. slated it for a late 2019 premiere back in July. That film grossed more than $800 million globally, more than half of that from domestic screens, making it the highest-grossing live action movie directed by a woman.
The Post quoted an unnamed source in Hollywood who knows Gadot saying the actor backed out of a dinner honoring Ratner last month. Gadot, according to the source, doesn’t believe a movie with themes of women’s empowerment both in the story and in its publicity should be co-financed by a man like Ratner facing accusations of sexual misconduct toward women. Gadot is reportedly insisting that Warner Bros. buy out Ratner’s financing deal, or she won’t sign on.
Gadot will reprise her role as Wonder Woman in Justice League, which premieres on Friday, Nov. 17.
 
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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2: Gadot & Jenkins Clarify Brett Ratner Situation[/h]




Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins have clarified the Brett Ratner-Wonder Woman 2 situation that has been making the rounds online. This past weekend, it was reported that Gadot was threatening to walk away from the role of Wonder Woman – and, therefore, wouldn’t be appearing in Jenkins’ 2019 film, Wonder Woman 2 – if Warner Bros. didn’t cut ties with director-producer Brett Ratner, whose production company, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, has co-produced a variety of Warners’ films over the years, including Wonder Woman and Justice League.
Ratner recently joined the ever-growing list of high-profile Hollywood figures who’ve been accused of sexual harassment. Six women leveled allegations against Ratner earlier this month, with Ellen Page later revealing that the director had outed her as gay on the set of X-Men: The Last Stand (a movie Ratner directed and Page starred in). Warner Bros. immediately severed ties with the filmmaker, and it’s presumed that the studio won’t be renewing their contract with RatPac when their arrangement ends in March 2018 – and that’s why Gadot’s apparent Wonder Woman 2 demand seemed redundant, for Ratner nor RatPac was going to be involved with the sequel’s production.


In an interview with ET at the Justice League premiere, Gadot and Jenkins briefly clarified the situation. Jenkins said: “That whole thing happened weeks ago, so that actually had nothing to do with Gal. That was a foregone conclusion.” Gadot, although she didn’t necessarily address the report, reiterated her position on the matter: “There [has] been a lot written about how I feel and my views about this topic, and everyone knows how I feel about it. And the truth is, there [are] so many people involved in making this movie, and they all have echoed the same sentiment.”


Gadot’s supposed ultimatum, though immediately refuted by Warner Bros., was met with overwhelming support from fans and industry professionals alike, who felt the actress was living up to her DC superhero role. At the start of the Justice League press tour, Gadot addressed how Wonder Woman would handle sexual harassment, and that’s what made the report believable in the first place. However, the decision to remove Ratner and continue with the DC sequel without the filmmaker or his company involved was already made prior to the report coming out.
At first, some people thought, if the story was true, Wonder Woman 2 could be delayed, but that certainly wasn’t the case, for it was announced mere days later that the studio had actually moved up the film’s release date to November 2019, thus putting the rumors of Gadot leaving the role to rest.
[h=2]Source: Entertainment Tonight (via CBR)[/h]
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Villain Will Reportedly Be Cheetah[/h]




Diana is getting the old gang back together for Wonder Woman 2, a film that will reportedly pit the Amazonian princess against the villain Cheetah. Gal Gadot was a scene-stealer during her debut as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s 2016 DC superhero blockbuster Batman V Superman, before her own solo movie became a cultural phenomenon just over a year later. A Wonder Woman sequel was naturally green-lit by Warner Bros. a few months after, with Patty Jenkins returning as director at a much higher salary.
Chris Pine will once again share the screen with Gadot in Wonder Woman 2, which trades in the WWI backdrop of its predecessor for the Cold War circa the 1980s. Warner Bros. has been keeping its cards close to the chest otherwise, when it comes to preventing details from leaking about the sequel. Although the Wonder Woman 2 working title “Magic Hour” prompted speculation that Circe would serve as the film’s baddie, the latest report on the topic claims otherwise.







That Hashtag Show is reporting that Cheetah will indeed serve as the main villain in Wonder Woman 2, with casting for the role now underway ahead of the start of production this summer. While WB was recently considering Emma Stone to play the character, That Hashtag Show is reporting that the Oscar-winner has already passed on the opportunity. The site further reports that Saïd Taghmaoui and Ewen Bremner will be returning as Sameer and Charlie in the Wonder Woman sequel.



We have already proposed our own theory for how Steve Trevor will return in the Wonder Woman sequel, but Taghmaoui and Bremner’s return is another matter. It’s possible the actors will reprise their roles via flashbacks or portray their characters as much older men, similar to how Hayley Atwell played a 70-years older Pegg Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, after portraying Peggy as a young woman in Captain America: The First Avenger.


That Hashtag Show further reports that Wonder Woman 2 will feature the Barbara Ann Minerva version of Cheetah. Miss Minerva, a British anthropologist who gains her superpowers after stumbling upon an ancient ritual in the lost city of Urzkartaga, isn’t the only comic book character to have carried the supervillain’s mantle. However, she has served as Cheetah since the New 52 DC Comics reboot in 2011, so it makes sense for her to be the iteration that appears in the shared DC cinematic universe.
Assuming that these details are accurate, Wonder Woman 2 will carryover its predecessor’s mix of pulp historical adventure and superhero fantasy tropes. The Cold War backdrop should further allow Jenkins and her screenwriters (DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns and The Expendables‘ Dave Callahan) to expand upon the first Wonder Woman‘s themes about war and morality, within a new historical context. Combine that with a villain in Cheetah, who should be more compelling and complicated than the cartoony antagonists of the first film (especially Doctor Poison and General Ludendorff), and Wonder Woman 2 could prove to be The Winter Soldier to Wonder Woman‘s First Avenger in all the best ways.


Filming on Wonder Woman 2 gets underway in the UK this May, so stay tuned for further updates – including, the casting of Cheetah!​
Source: That Hashtag Show
 

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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2: Patty Jenkins Confirms Kristen Wiig as Cheetah[/h]




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Wonder Woman 2 director Patty Jenkins has officially confirmed that Kristen Wiig is playing the sequel’s main villain, Cheetah. The Oscar-nominated Wiig was reported as having entered talks for the Wonder Woman villain role near the end of last month. This was shortly after a separate report emerged, claiming that Cheetah would indeed serve as the primary antagonist in the Wonder Woman sequel.
Jenkins is returning to helm the second Wonder Woman movie after her work on the first installment, with Gal Gadot similarly reprising her role as Diana of Themyscira. Wonder Woman costars Chris Pine, Saïd Taghmaoui, and Ewen Bremner are reportedly lining up to return for the sequel too, though that has yet to be confirmed. That makes Wiig the second cast member to officially join the project, after Gadot.


It was Jenkins who confirmed the news about Wiig playing Cheetah, via a post to her verified Twitter account. You can read the post in full, below:


So excited to confirm the most thrilling news. Yes! It’s true! So incredibly lucky to welcome the sensationally talented Kristen Wiig to our Wonder Woman family. Can't wait to finally work with one of my favorites. And SO excited by what we have planned. #Cheetah!!! @GalGadot pic.twitter.com/Gn0jICiIAH
— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) March 9, 2018
The Wonder Woman 2 screenplay by Geoff Johns and Dave Callaham (The Expendables, Godzilla) is based on a treatment that Jenkins helped write, and reportedly takes place during the Cold War circa the 1980s. It has further been reported that Wonder Woman 2 will feature the Barbara Ann Minerva version of Cheetah from the DC Comics universe. The character has served as the villain on the printed page since DC underwent its New 52 reboot back in 2011, though she was first introduced in 1987.
Emma Stone was reportedly offered the role of Cheetah before Wiig signed on, but passed on the Wonder Woman sequel – possibly because she is attached to star in Disney’s live-action Cruella movie, which may start filming while Wonder Woman 2 is still in production. Wiig is best known for her comedy work, but has already shown her range with dramatic roles in films like The Skeleton Twins, The Martian, and even her small role in mother! last year. Wonder Woman 2 will thus give her the chance to show off her skills playing a complicated antihero too.
With filming on Wonder Woman 2 scheduled to begin in the UK this May, additional casting confirmations will be arriving within the next couple of months. The movie is expected to keep to that production timeline too, now that Warner Bros. is preparing Suicide Squad 2 to film in the UK in October, right after Wonder Woman 2 vacates their Leavesden studio. Keep it tuned to Screen Rant for more Wonder Woman 2 casting news in the meantime.


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[h=1]Wonder Woman 2 Casts Narcos’ Pedro Pascal in Key Role[/h]





Warner Bros. and DC Films’ Wonder Woman 2 casts Pedro Pascal in a key role. The studio hasn’t found quite as much success with their shared superhero universe as they were undoubtedly hoping for when they officially kicked it off in 2016. Though Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad were successful enough at the box office, both failed to land with critics. Additionally, last year’s Justice League was neither critically well received nor a box office hit. However, the unequivocal bright spot of the DC Films Universe is Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, which hit theaters last summer to positive reviews from fans and critics alike. It also went on to earn more than $821M at the worldwide box office, marking it a success.


As a result, few were surprised when Warner Bros. officially announced Wonder Woman 2 at Comic-Con International in San Diego last July. The sequel has since been given a November 2019 release date, with production gearing up to start this summer. Ahead of filming beginning, Warner Bros. is casting the sequel, which will see Jenkins return as director and Gadot continue portraying Diana Prince. Previously, we learned Kristen Wiig will play the villainous Cheetah, and now the Wonder Woman sequel has found a new cast member.
Related: Why Kristen Wiig is Perfect For Cheetah
Variety is reporting Wonder Woman 2 has cast Pedro Pascal (Narcos, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Game of Thrones) in a key role. However, further details about who Pascal will be playing – whether it’s a character from the DC Comics or original for the film – and how his character fits into the story are unknown at this time. Pascal and Jenkins previously worked together on the TV movie Exposed. The Tracking Board reports Pascal is playing “slippery con man” named Rex who appears in the Wonder Woman 2 script. Update: Pascal confirmed his casting in Wonder Woman 2 on Twitter. See his tweet below:



Joining legends @PattyJenks, @GalGadot and #KristenWiig for #WonderWoman. Pinch me? https://t.co/Wpt2QR1jTQ



Little is known about Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman sequel at this time. In addition to Jenkins returning as director, she also took on co-writing duties, working with Geoff Johns on the script. While official details about the story of the sequel are scarce, we have learned Wonder Woman 2 will be set in the 1980s, during the final days of the Cold War, and will feature the return of Chris Pine as Steve Trevor. No matter how Steve Trevor manages to return for the sequel, Diana will need more allies in the world. Still, it’s unclear if Pascal’s character will be another ally to Diana or an antagonist working against her, and potentially with Cheetah.
For his part, Pascal has had a steady stream of roles in recent years that have prepared him to join the likes of a DC Films Universe entry. After a memorable turn as Oberyn Martell on HBO’s Game of Thrones, Pascal landed a starring role in Netflix’s Narcos. One of his most recent big screen roles saw him playing Statesmen agent Whiskey in The Golden Circle, Matthew Vaughn’s sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service, based on Mark Millar’s comic series. So, no matter what key role Pascal has been tapped to play in Jenkins’ Wonder Woman sequel, there’s no doubt he’s up for the task. Now it just remains to be seen who exactly he’ll be playing.


Source: Variety
— Pedro Pascal (@PedroPascal1) March 29, 2018
 

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[h=1]Rumor Patrol: Wonder Woman 2 Considering Riz Ahmed for Role[/h]




The latest hot casting rumor for Wonder Woman 2 is that Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) was (and may still be) in consideration for one of the two key main roles. Narcos star Pedro Pascal was recently cast in the role of a “slippery con man” for the sequel, which is set to begin filming this summer, and earlier this month director Patty Jenkins confirmed that Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) will be playing the movie’s villain, Cheetah.
Wonder Woman was a major success for Warner Bros. last year, scoring the highest domestic gross of the DC Extended Universe so far, and receiving widespread praise from critics and fans. Gal Gadot will of course return in the lead role for Wonder Woman 2, and last summer we learned that the movie will be set in the 1980s, in the final days of the Cold War.


The rumor of Ahmed’s potential role in the movie comes from a casual remark in a recent episode of the Meet the Movie Press podcast, during which The Tracking Board EiC Jeff Sneider name-dropped Ahmed as one of the actors being eyed for a key supporting role in Wonder Woman 2:
“From what I understood there were two decently-sized male roles for Wonder Woman 2, and one was a slippery con-man type, and the other was an imposing businessman. And really I suppose [Pascal] could play either. I’d heard that they were looking at Riz Ahmed for that role, but I never knew how that was going to happen with the Venom stuff, since he’s got a major role in Venom.”

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It isn’t entirely clear from this which role Ahmed was being considered for, though it sounds like Warner Bros. was interested in casting him as the “imposing businessman.” Ahmed does indeed have a key role alongside Tom Hardy in Venom, as the teaser trailer all but confirmed that he’s playing Dr. Carlton Drake, leader of the sinister Life Foundation. Although Venom has wrapped principal photography, Ahmed being cast in Wonder Woman 2 might clash with additional photography.
So, for now we wouldn’t bet too much on Ahmed officially joining the cast of Wonder Woman 2, but he would certainly be a great addition. Ahmed has been a rising star in recent years, with roles in HBO’s critically-acclaimed drama The Night Of, Disney’s spinoff/prequel Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Dan Gilroy’s twisted thriller Nightcrawler. If he does end up missing out on a role in Wonder Woman 2 due to being too in-demand – well, there are worse problems to have.
 
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