Patty Jenkins: Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Place in America

Patty Jenkins: Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Place in America

Patty Jenkins: Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Place in America

Wonder Woman was number one in the United Kingdom, earning over $7 million during the weekend. With her film's stellar debut, director Patty Jenkins becomes the first female director to top $100 million in a film opening. "Wonder Woman" also broke the record for the most successful opening weekend for a movie directed by a woman. Leading the box office, it's also the largest opening weekend for a female director of all time, besting Fifty Shades of Grey by a healthy margin. "They're about women as well", Warner Bros. distribution chief Jeff Goldstein told the Associated Press.

Many, in fact, kept a keen eye on the movie's box office returns well before they were reported.

It's safe to say that Wonder Woman has officially set the bar when it comes to the box office potential of both female directors and superheroes.

Yesterday, my 11-year-old stepdaughter Bella and I did something I will never forget - we saw Wonder Woman on the big screen.

Where does Wonder Woman now stand against the other movies in the DC Extended Universe? Wonder Woman cost about $150 million to produce. When Diana (Gal Gadot) and Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) are headed to the frontlines of World War I in the film, it's supposed to be a tense moment building up to the battle.

And, of course, it's a triumph for Patty Jenkins - the first woman to ever direct a big-budget superhero movie.

The movie gathered a mostly female audience (52 percent), an unusual percentage, as most superhero movies rely on 60 percent or more of the audience being male. Wonder Woman's overall collections is $ 223 million and counting, reports Variety Magazine.

Gal Gadot was preggers through much of the shooting of the new blockbuster, and when she returned in November to do a few final reshoots she was actually five months, according to an interview in Entertainment Weekly. However, "Wonder Woman" is the first in Warner Bros.' flagship franchise to benefit from a "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an A CinemaScore. How many bullets can she fight?' And I kept saying, 'It's not about that.

Well, we hope it means that Hollywood will wake up and realize women are ready and willing to spend money on films that are made by women, about women. The animated release, in which a pair of students make their principal think he's a superhero by hypnotizing him, opened with $23.5 million.

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