Moments in the past, followers bought their first take a look at Warner Bros.’ Marvel Girl sequel; actress Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins shared stills from the film by way of their social media accounts. Jenkins posted a photograph of Chris Pine, whose character sacrificed himself on the finish of the primary movie. “Welcome to WONDER WOMAN 1984, Steve Trevor!” she mentioned on Twitter. “#WW84.”
To keep away from spoilers, Jenkins did not provide any clarification for his reappearance. In sharing the photograph, she additionally confirmed the movie’s title, after beforehand revealing it is set within the Chilly Warfare.
Within the second photograph, Gadot’s character scans a dozen televisions, presumably making an attempt to make sense of the brand new period. (Look carefully to and you will discover J.R. Ewing from Dallas on one display screen.)
Marvel Girl, launched in the summertime of 2017, grow to be a cross-cultural phenomenon, inspiring hundreds of thousands of moviegoers and raking in $821.9 million on the international field workplace. In doing so, Gadot—who made her first look because the comedian e book character in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice—turned the primary lady to entrance a DC Prolonged Universe film.
“For years when individuals would say, ‘Who would go see a Marvel Girl movie?’ I all the time thought, ‘Marvel Girl‘s a tremendous factor. I believe lots of people would.’ However the best way that the has embraced it—seeing it a number of instances, making it No. 1 on the field workplace and sending the message that they’ve—I am touched and blown away,” Jenkins informed E! Information final fall, including that she had been speaking to the studio for 10 years about bringing the story to the large display screen. “All people knew my love of it. All people knew I needed to do it in a really particular approach,” Jenkins mentioned. “Lastly, when these two issues coincided, it was magical, fantastic and ideal.”
Jenkins formally signed on to direct the sequel in September 2017. She developed the story with Geoff Johns—and collectively, they teamed up with Dave Callaham to write down the screenplay. In March, Jenkins introduced the “sensationally proficient” Kristen Wiig had joined the forged as Dr. Barbara Ann Minerva/Cheetah, a British archaeologist who beneficial properties superhuman velocity and power from the plant-god Urzkartaga. In Might, Pedro Pascal was forged in an undisclosed function.
The sequel is scheduled to be launched in RealD 3D and IMAX 3D on Nov. 1, 2019.
Principal images is already underway, with manufacturing set to happen stateside in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C., and overseas within the Canary Islands, Spain and the U.Okay.
Marvel Girl manufacturing designer Aline Bonetto and costume designer Lindy Hemming are returning, and Richard Pearson will edit the movie. Gadot and Jenkins are producing the undertaking with Stephen Jones, Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder and Zack Snyder. Johns is an govt producer with Wesley Coller, Walter Hamada, Rebecca Roven Oakley and Richard Suckle.
Earlier this 12 months, Gadot informed E! Information she was “grateful” for the “wonderful” response to the primary film. “I believe the universe has performed this whole factor in probably the most stunning, particular approach. I believe individuals had been actually, actually prepared for this film, and I believe my director, Patty Jenkins, had such a fantastic, particular take and imaginative and prescient on this character,” Gadot defined. “She’s performed wonderful.”
The DC Prolonged Universe has two different motion pictures within the pipeline: Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, premieres Dec. 21, 2018, adopted by Shazam!, starring Zachary Levi, on Apr. 5, 2019.