After numerous delays, fans were finally able to see the next installment in the Wonder Woman franchise. With the return of director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot, we entered a new era of Diana Prince’s life with Wonder Woman 1984. Luckily, it seems fans won’t be on the edge of their seats waiting for the next installment much longer. The third film has officially been greenlit with both Jenkins and Gadot set to return. The third entry will conclude the trilogy that started in 2017.
Warner Bros. announced today that the project has been fast-tracked after an impressive $17 million domestic debut. WW84 even managed to garner $85 million worldwide in its three-day opening weekend. We still don’t know how well it did on HBO Max, but for a sequel to be announced this quickly, it must’ve certainly left an impression. Warner Bro’s chairman Toby Emmerich announced the sequel with the following statement:
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 continue her story with our real life Wonder Women – Gal and Patty – who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy
Wonder Woman 1984 is available in theatres and is available through HBO Max. It is currently the first film in WB’s new digital strategy to offer an alternative to their theatrical release of 2021 via their streaming service. There are no details given on what direction the third entry will be heading into, so it’ll be interesting to see if it will continue to remain in the past or bring Diana’s story to the modern age.