Patty Jenkins to become highest paid female director in history with Wonder Woman 2
Patty Jenkins is set to become the highest paid female director of all time with the sequel to Wonder Woman.
According to Variety, Jenkins has closed a deal to write, direct and produce the sequel, with an $8 million dollar fee and a substantial back end of box office grosses also included in the contract.
Pre-production on the sequel will get underway immediately with the release date currently pencilled in for December 13th in 2019.
Wonder Woman starred Gal Gadot as Diana Price with Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner and Saïd Taghmaoui among the supporting cast. Chris Pine stars as Steve Trevor, Wonder Woman's key love interest.
The movie serves as Prince's origin story and tells of how she was raised on a sheltered island and trained to be an unconquerable fighter. But after Trevor, a fighter pilot, crashes on the island and tells her about a world war that is happening, she leaves her home to try to stop the war.