Patty Jenkins Confirms ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel Is Set In The 1980s

Wonder WomanWonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has officially confirmed the upcoming sequel which she returns to direct will indeed be set during the 1980s.

While the sequel reportedly follows the Amazonian Princess during the Cold War as she faces off against the Soviet Union in the 1980s, the film’s time period had yet to be confirmed until Jenkins appeared on stage tonight during Warner Bros.’ CinemaCon presentation.

Kristen Wiig stars as the sequel’s villain, Cheetah, based off of the Barbara Ann Minerva character from the comics. Narcos and Game of Thrones star Pedro Pascal has also joined the cast of the film in a key role.

In addition to directing, Jenkins will also co-write, and produce DC’s second female-led superhero film. The Expendables co-writer Dave Callaham is writing the script based on a treatment developed by Jenkins and DC president and creative chief officer Geoff Johns.

Production on the project is expected to kick off this spring with filming taking place in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

Wonder Woman 2 is currently slated to hit theaters on November 1, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of DC Films as we learn it.

The 10 Strongest Members Of Superman’s Family, Ranked

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Superfamily-SupermanSuperman is the first and most powerful superhero in the DC Universe. Due to all of his heroic actions, Superman has earned an inspirational role in the DCU and serves as a beacon of hope for many new heroes. In addition to inspiring heroes in the present, his deeds inspired heroes thousands of years later to develop the Legion of Superheroes.

Superman can’t be everywhere all the time, so he’s lucky enough to have a Superfamily behind him to help. Even with his super strength, there’s no way he can stop every criminal simultaneously, so these other heroes all stepped up to help defend innocent people. Whether they are on the battlefield or saving innocent lives, all of these people are proud members of the Superfamily who will do whatever they have to to accomplish their goals.

Hit Next to discover the 10 strongest members of Superman’s family! 

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff is a Film/TV Reporter and the News Editor at Heroic Hollywood.