Deadline reports Warner Bros. and DC Films are planning a surprise appearance from Wonder Woman herself, Gal Gadot, along with a look at the highly anticipated sequel at San Diego Comic-Con.
While the film only began filming several weeks ago, it seems director Patty Jenkins will be hard at work putting together something in time for fans to see during Warner Bros.’ presentation at SDCC 2018.
Jenkins has returned to direct the sequel which follows Wonder Woman in 1984 during the Cold War as she faces off against the Soviet Union. 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 with Chris Pine returning as Steve Trevor.
In addition to directing, Jenkins has co-written the script and will produce DC’s second female-led superhero film. The Expendables co-writer Dave Callaham has co-written the script based on a treatment developed by Jenkins and former DC president and creative chief officer Geoff Johns.
Wonder Woman 1984 won’t be the only DC film featured at SDCC as director James Wan has already confirmed the official Aquaman trailer will debut at the convention. The reveal of the first look at Shazam! is likely as well.
Warner Bros. currently has Aquaman slated to hit theaters December 21, 2018, followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, and the Wonder Woman sequel on November 1, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the DC slate as we learn it.
What To Expect From Geoff Johns’ ‘Green Lantern Corps’
After exiting his position as president and chief creative officer of DC Entertainment, Geoff Johns revealed that he will be writing the script for the upcoming Green Lantern Corps movie. The writer, who reintroduced Hal Jordan to the DC Universe and guided him forward for years, is the perfect choice to bring this franchise back to the big screen. No one has a better understanding of Hal Jordan as a character and what it takes to create an emotionally driven, explosive Green Lantern story.
The character may have already failed once at the box office, but that doesn’t mean Green Lantern doesn’t have potential to succeed on the big screen. So far, the DC Extended Universe has been very Earth-focused, and introducing the Green Lanterns is a perfect way to pivot to the stars. Full of cool characters and interesting ideas, the Green Lantern Corps may just be what the DC Extended Universe needs to kick things into gear.
Hit Next to discover nine things audiences should expect from Geoff Johns’ Green Lantern Corps.