WONDER WOMAN 1984 officially in production, Chris Pine confirmed to return

Warner Bros., Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot dropped a huge surprise on us today.

First Jenkins unveiled the first official still from Wonder Woman 1984 confirming the return of Chris Pine as Steve Trevor. Then Gadot posted a still of herself looking very 80s. Finally Warner Bros. dropped a press release confirming the films title and announcing the beginning of production.

First here’s a look at Pine in action.

Chris Pine in "Wonder Woman 1984"

And here’s your first look at Gal Gadot.

Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman 1984"

Warner Bros. official press release gives us a few juicy details on the film. Not only do we now know to call it Wonder Woman 1984 but we also know that Gal Gadot will be co-producing the film! Here’s the press release in full:

BURBANK, Calif. — Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah. Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ follow up to the Super Hero’s first outing, last summer’s record-breaking “Wonder Woman,” which took in $822 million at the worldwide box office. “Wonder Woman 1984” will also be helmed by acclaimed director Patty Jenkins, and star Gal Gadot in the title role.

As previously announced, the film also stars Kristen Wiig in the role of the Super-Villain The Cheetah, as well as Pedro Pascal. And Chris Pine returns as Steve Trevor.

Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Stephen Jones and Gal Gadot are producing the film. Rebecca Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Walter Hamada are the executive producers.

Joining her behind the scenes are several members of Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman” team, including director of photography Matthew Jensen, Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (“Amélie”), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (“Topsy-Turvy”). Oscar-nominated editor Richard Pearson (“United 93”) will cut the film.

Production will take place in Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Virginia, and in the UK, Spain and the Canary Islands.

Set to open in theaters November 1, 2019, “Wonder Woman 1984” is based on the character created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Wonder Woman 1984 is due to hit cinemas on November 1, 2019.


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