“DC Universe puts Wonder Woman 3 on hold: Fans left wondering what’s next for the Amazonian warrior”

Despite Gal Gadot's claim of studio heads James Gunn and Peter Safran greenlighting the project, Wonder Woman 3 won't proceed in the rebooted DC Universe. The film was announced in 2019, greenlit in 2020, but director Patty Jenkins was removed as Gunn and Safran restructured the DC Extended Universe. Variety sources now confirm no development of Wonder Woman 3 at DC Studios, with Gunn and Safran focused on their Paradise Lost prequel series for Max in the new DC Universe.

Gal Gadot asserted that James Gunn and Peter Safran had given the go-ahead for Wonder Woman 3, but recent reports confirm that the film will not be moving forward in the reimagined DC Universe. Despite being announced in 2019 and approved in 2020, director Patty Jenkins was let go as Gunn and Safran reorganized the DC Extended Universe. According to reliable sources, no progress has been made on Wonder Woman 3 at DC Studios, as Gunn and Safran concentrate on their forthcoming Paradise Lost prequel series for Max in the fresh DC Universe.

Despite a recent interview with Flaunt Magazine where Gadot stated that Gunn and Safran planned to continue with Wonder Woman 3, their intention seems to conflict with the current situation. In the interview, she quoted Gunn and Safran assuring her of their commitment to the project. However, earlier this month, Gadot's statement to ComicBook.com suggested that they were collaborating on the development of Wonder Woman 3. Representatives for Gal Gadot have been contacted by DailyMail.com for further comments.

Although Gal Gadot had previously stated in an interview with Flaunt Magazine that James Gunn and Peter Safran were still going ahead with Wonder Woman 3, it appears that their plans may not be in line with the current circumstances. Despite being given assurances by Gunn and Safran during the interview, Gadot’s recent statement to ComicBook.com suggests that they are merely collaborating on the project’s development. DailyMail.com has reached out to Gadot’s representatives for further clarification on the matter.

In December, reports emerged that Wonder Woman 3 had been canceled. Director Jenkins, who directed the first two female-led superhero movies, reportedly left the project after rejecting studio feedback on her sequel treatment, as per The Wrap. Sources indicated that Jenkins submitted her treatment last week, but it received a poor response from studio executives. Additionally, the studio's new CEOs, James Gunn and Peter Safran, were said to have agreed that Jenkins' vision for the film was not viable.

In the month of December, there were rumors circulating that Wonder Woman 3 had been terminated. The director behind the first two successful female superhero films, Jenkins, allegedly decided to leave the project after declining feedback from the studio regarding her sequel treatment. As stated by The Wrap, sources mentioned that Jenkins submitted her treatment last week, but it failed to gain positive responses from the executives. Furthermore, the new CEOs of the studio, James Gunn and Peter Safran, agreed that Jenkins’ vision for the movie was not workable.

This message was conveyed to Jenkins, and De Luca and Abdy questioned whether she would consider a different direction for the sequel. Allegedly, Jenkins declined, accusing them of misunderstanding her vision and Wonder Woman's trajectory. An insider noted,

Jenkins received a message from De Luca and Abdy suggesting a different direction for the sequel, but she declined. She reportedly accused them of not understanding her vision for Wonder Woman’s trajectory and character arcs. According to an insider, Jenkins insisted that they were mistaken in their interpretation of her intentions.

The initial Wonder Woman film premiered in 2017, achieving a substantial $103 million opening weekend and ultimately earning $412 million domestically and $822 million worldwide. In that same year, the actress reprised her role in Justice League, appearing alongside Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Jason Momoa.

Back in 2017, the first ever Wonder Woman movie hit the cinemas and made a mammoth $103 million during its opening weekend. It went on to rake in a whopping $412 million in the domestic box office and an even more staggering $822 million worldwide. Also, in that same year, our beloved actress played the iconic role again in Justice League, sharing screen space with other big names like Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Jason Momoa.

The 2020 sequel, Wonder Woman 1984, didn't match the success of its predecessor, largely due to the pandemic's impact on theaters. The sequel earned only $46.8 million domestically and $122.8 million in foreign markets, resulting in a global total of $169.6 million. Additionally, the sequel was simultaneously released on the HBO Max streaming service.

The pandemic’s effect on theaters caused the 2020 follow-up to Wonder Woman, titled Wonder Woman 1984, to fall short in comparison to its predecessor. The sequel’s global earnings were $169.6 million, with only $46.8 million earned domestically and $122.8 million garnered from foreign markets. Moreover, the movie was made available on the HBO Max streaming service at the same time as its theatrical release.

The original Wonder Woman garnered a solid 88% rating from Rotten Tomatoes critics, while the sequel received a 58% rating. The actress also reprised her role as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder's cut of Justice League, which was released on HBO Max in the same year. She also made a recent cameo appearance as the character in Shazam! Fury Of The Gods. Read the full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-12395219/Wonder-Woman-3-NOT-moving-forward-new-DC-universe.html?ito=msngallery

The initial Wonder Woman movie received an impressive 88% rating from critics on the Rotten Tomatoes website, while the sequel only managed to achieve 58%. Additionally, the actress who played Wonder Woman reprised her role in the Zack Snyder version of Justice League, which premiered on HBO Max in the same year. Recently, she also appeared in a small role as the character in Shazam! Fury Of The Gods. For more information, check out the full article at the following link: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-12395219/Wonder-Woman-3-NOT-moving-forward-new-DC-universe.html?ito=msngallery

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