In likely the most unsurprising news coming out of Comic-Con, a Wonder Woman sequel is officially in the works. Gal Gadot is set to reprise her role as Diana Prince in the follow-up to this summer’s blockbuster film.
Director Patty Jenkins is also contracted for the sequel and has shared some of her hopes for where she wants Diana Prince’s story to go: “The story will take place in the U.S., which I think is right. She’s Wonder Woman. She’s got to come to America. It’s time. I realized that Wonder Woman 2 is its own great movie. I made Wonder Woman. Now I want to make Wonder Woman 2. It’s a beautiful story to tell, an important time to tell it and with people that I love.”
With Wonder Woman grossing nearly $800 million worldwide since its release earlier this summer, expectations will be high for the new movie, and fans are already speculating about what, and who, they want to see in the sequel.
Wonder Woman 2: What—and who—might fans see in the sequel?
Many fans of this summer’s Wonder Woman are hoping Diana’s love interest in the film, Steve Trevor (played by Chris Pine), will return for the next installment. But—SPOILER ALERT—considering his death at the end of the movie, that might be a tall order for the filmmakers. Might Diana encounter a descendant of Steve’s in the future? Or could the powers that be work overtime and bring Steve back to life in a twist of superhero magic?
Regardless of whether Pine returns for the sequel, Jenkins’ hint that the film will be set in America adds many exciting possibilities. An ’80s Diana Prince taking on the Cold War? A ’60s Diana handling the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Plot details are sure to be kept tightly under wraps, but fans won't have to wait too long to see Gal Gadot in action again as Wonder Woman. Justice League opens November 17, 2017.