Marianne and the Movies: The flawless female superhero

Following the impressive box office debut of “Wonder Woman” with a whopping $100.5 million director Patty Jenkins has confirmed that sequel Wonder Woman 2 will be in the works for Gal Gadot to take up the lasso and shield for the second time around

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Second is Patty Jenkins coming in hot.

"The Wonder Woman movie is the story of Christ, and it is obvious from Director Patty Jenkins' decisions that this was planned".

One of the most beloved aspects of the new Wonder Woman movie is its visual tone as many have called it a brighter film compared to the previous DCEU films.

The Wonder Woman star is an inimitable badass, and basically the ideal star to bring the feminist icon/superhero to life.

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Jenkins is the third director that has emerged out of the DC universe after Zack Snyder and David Ayer. After boffo box office for Richard Donner's "Superman" in 1978 and the Tim Burton-directed "Batman" films of the late '80s and early '90s, DC experienced a bit of a lull on the big screen.

When asked if future films will explore the complex mother-daughter relationship between Diana and Hippolyta, Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot answered affirmatively, hinting that there's "a lot more to explore" when it comes to Diana's past on Themyscira.

"I couldn't even do one pull-up when I started", she said. I imagine Diana would like to see where Steve Trevor came from and learn more about his life in the service.

The year is only halfway over, so there's still time for another film to swoop in and steal the Twitter title from "Wonder Woman". "Let's bring it back into the world". Right now, the creator is not contracted to return, but that doesn't mean she isn't interested.

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The people at Variety got their hands on the figures first and they make for some interesting reading.

It is the first major superhero film to be led by a woman and the women who flocked to the film helped it reach the top of the box office last weekend. When she leaves the island of the Amazons and arrives in London, she gushes over a baby and freaks out over how good ice cream is. "Thank you for making this weekend the most awesome weekend and the craziest weekend I've ever had in my life".

"I had a tent in the studio and every time we had a break I went training, so I was training all the time".

Jenkins has spoken of her desire to return to Wonder Woman, saying she "can't wait to spring forward with who she is and have another great standalone superhero film".

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