Gal Gadot is all set to be back as Wonder Woman and her alter ego Diana Prince in a third installment of the superhit superhero franchise, with Patty Jenkins returning to direct. "Wonder Woman 3" will conclude the superhero trilogy that started with the 2017 release "Wonder Woman". Warner Bros. has fast-tracked production of a third film in the DC Comics franchise, reports variety.com, adding that Jenkins will write the final part of the trilogy besides directing it.
The announcement comes after the release of the second installment 'Wonder Woman 1984' which was released in only select movie theatres on Christmas.
"As fans around the world continue to embrace Diana Prince, driving the strong opening weekend performance of 'Wonder Woman 1984', we are excited to be able to continue her story with our real-life Wonder Women -- Gal and Patty -- who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy," said Warner Bros. chief Toby Emmerich, confirming "Wonder Woman 3", according to the Variety website.
'Wonder Woman 1984' which was released after numerous delays due to the Covid pandemic starred Kristen Wiig as the villain, Pedro Pascal as the businessman Max Lord and Chris Prine as Diana's love interest in the film. The final release in the 'Wonder Woman' trilogy will be seen after Zack Snyder's four-part cut of 'Justice League' which is slated for release on HBO Max in 2021.
The second film of the series, "Wonder Woman 1984", released on December 25 in theatres across several parts of the globe including India, besides on OTT. The third "Wonder Woman" film is being readied for a theatrical release, according to Warner Bros.