Wonder Woman, the crown jewel of the DC Extended Universe, is switching things up at least a little bit for its upcoming sequel, which, we now know, will be called Wonder Woman 1984. "Wonder Woman 1984" will also be helmed by acclaimed director Patty Jenkins, and star Gal Gadot in the title role.
In a pleasant morning surprise, Warner Bros. has released the first Wonder Woman 2 images from the highly anticipated sequel, as filming on the follow-up is now underway. An explanation for his return, given the events of the first film, is still unclear.
That said, given that the World War I soldier sure seems to be a little perturbed by the '80s-era accoutrements surrounding him in the above photo, our money's on Stevey boy actually rising from the grave to take a bona fide trip to the Reagan years. How? "Wonder Woman" won near-unanimous acclaim from critics and fans alike, and earned more than $800 million worldwide.
There's no word yet as to whether original "Wonder Woman" Lynda Carter has converted Gadot to following the Caps.
Chris Pine in a scene from Warner Bros
While the filming is taking place in town, Wisconsin Avenue will be closed from 3:30 p.m. Wednesday from M Street - F Street NW, and on Thursday from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m. from M Street to P Street NW.
The director has also confirmed Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) will be playing Wonder Woman's nemesis Cheetah in the sequel.
The 1984 setting of the next Wonder Woman movie was hinted at earlier this month by both Patty and Geoff Johns, the president of DC Entertainment.
She's witnessed The Great War and basked in the relaxed ambiance of Themyscira, but for her latest adventure, Diana Prince is headed for uncharted territory: the 1980s.
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