Wonder Woman 2 promises another “great love story”

Following the slight disappointment that was Justice League, it’s safe to say that Wonder Woman is still our favourite DC superhero movie of 2017, so of course we’re already trying to piece together details of what to expect from the sequel.

We’ve already heard that Wonder Woman 2 looks like it’s going to be set in the ’80sand follow a Cold War narrative, and that it’s likely to take place in the United States.

 

But in a new interview on Variety’s Playback podcast, director Patty Jenkins teased some of the finer points of the storyline she’s currently planning – which includes another “great love story”.

Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot attend the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Wonder Woman'

“I did very much thematically want to get to love – because that’s what she stands for – and the complexity of what we’re facing,” Jenkins said of the first film, and what she wanted to explore in it.

“These were big themes, like [Wonder Woman] stands for love and truth, which is particularly important right now.”

Patty Jenkins also sketched out the broad thematic themes she’s planning for the new film, and it seems like love is on the cards once again.

“It’s really still going to other values of hers, and a similar formula insofar as making a great, enjoyable fun movie but that ultimately in its third act turns some very big issues, and a very big experience that will aim to have slightly more weight and profundity than it has to have.

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