Finally, after prolonged discussions, meetings, and negotiations, Patty Jenkins bagged the deal and instantly became the highest-paid female filmmaker in the Hollywood history.
If you have not already seen "Wonder Woman", it is a powerful film that engages you the entire 141 minutes. "I made 'Wonder Woman.' Now I want to make 'Wonder Woman 2.' It's a attractive story to tell, an important time to tell it and with people that I love".
Negotiations between Jenkins and Warner Bros were said to be "challenging", with Jenkins looking for a bumper pay rise after making $1m from the first film.
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The singer went on to belt out hits including Nasty, Alright, Control , When I Think of You, All for You, and Rhythm Nation . In May 2017 she finally broke her silence on the matter in a video for her fans where she confirmed the split .
Reports confirm that Jenkins will be back for Wonder Woman 2.
Wonder Woman has become one of the biggest superhero movies in history, earning $410 million in the U.S. and another $405 million overseas. It would give them a different competitive edge on Marvel, who have so far only made solo movies about male superheroes. Backend box office grosses are also reportedly included in the contract as well. Sources say she had expected to be paid more than or at least on the level of Zack Snyder, who had directed Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The Wonder Woman sequel, which doesn't have a name at this time, is slated to be released on December 13, 2019.
The first Wonder Woman, released in July, was an instant success, both critically and commercially.