Let's just say those projections were off - like really, really off. Instead, it earned $103.3 million. Director Patty Jenkins took the record from Sam Taylor-Johnson for 2015's "Fifty Shades of Grey".
It is the first major superhero film to be led by a woman and the women who flocked to the film helped it reach the top of the box office last weekend. "He's also one of the best actors I've ever worked with". So, it should come as absolutely no surprise that there are now early plans for a sequel. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the studio will likely start negotiating with the director shortly, and she will "enjoy enormous leverage".
Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot in the title role, further adds to this complicated, contradictory cluster of signs and symbols. If true, this could be a great sign for the continuously expanding DC Extended Universe. Jenkins' new deal could not only include directing Wonder Woman 2 but working with DC Entertainment president and chief creative officer Geoff Johns on a script treatment.
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The new "Wonder Woman" had quite a few obstacles to contend with-and that's not even counting the many Nazis the heroine vanquishes in the film.
Sharon Gosling's newly released Wonder Woman: The Art and Making of The Film (via Screen Rant) gives fans a lot of insight into the making of the well-received comicbook movie, and in the book Wonder Woman co-writer and Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder explains how Steve Trevor became an important part of Diana's origin in the DCEU.
Zehner is a co-founder of Women Moving Millions, a philanthropic organization that donates to women's programs, and a founder of Utah Wonder Women, a professional networking organization that brings "together successful women from all walks of life to connect with each other and inspire the next generation of leaders", according to its website.