Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins Is Hopeful About a Potential Sequel
During a recent screening of her smash hit Wonder Woman, director Patty Jenkins stayed for a Q&A with fans. While it’s not confirmed that the Monster director will helm the sequel, Jenkins has high hopes for what could be the next in a series of Wonder Woman movies.
In speaking about the potential for her return to the world of Diana Prince, Jenkins said, “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.”
She added, “It’s a continuation of the same character, but there’s a great, entirely different story to be told. With this character in our — in the world, that’s fun, because now she exists, just funny, and also says something profound about the world we’re in right now.”
Although some took her words to be a clear indication that she’s back for the sequel, the director clarified her remarks via Twitter, saying, “Thanks for the excitement, but that wasn’t a confirmation.” With new information regarding the Wonder Woman sequel slowly trickling out, and as we wait for November’s Justice League movie, it’s only a matter of time before we learn whether Jenkins or someone else helms the continuation of the story.
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(h/t Collider; photos via Warner Bros. + Dia Dipasupil/Getty)