The DC Extended Universe has been a bit of a rocky road, but Wonder Woman was both a critical and commercial success.
It’s no surprise then, that Warner Bros want to move ahead with a sequel, telling more stories of Gal Gadot’s Diana, backed up by that incredible theme tune.
Charles Roven, producer of all of the DCEU films so far, has been speaking to ComicBook.com about where they are with the project.
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“We’re in what I would call development of the screenplay,” he said.
“We finally, I think, have a good story to tell. Not kind of – we do believe we have a good story to tell. And then we’re also just moving out of what normally we would call soft prep into hard prep.
“We’re hoping to start shooting the movie sometime this summer, and hope to have it out by the end of ’19.”
The film had originally been given a December 13, 2019 release date but was bumped up to November 1. These could have been placeholder dates, but now it’s looking like that’s what Warner Bros are actively aiming for.
Patty Jenkins is returning to direct the 1980s-set sequel, and has teased that it will be something different to the first one.
“We’re actually making a totally different film with a lot of the same,” she said, “similar like things that we love, but it’s its own movie completely, so it’s not ‘two’ to us.”
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