Patty Jenkins hopes 'Wonder Woman' changes scenario for women

Patty Jenkins hopes 'Wonder Woman' changes scenario for women

Patty Jenkins hopes 'Wonder Woman' changes scenario for women

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior.

But it's in the US that its latest record has come, with Wonder Woman now eclipsing 2002's Spider-Man as the highest grossing superhero origin film at the domestic box office.

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But even more than the thunderous fanfare and many facts-and-figures trophies, director Patty Jenkins hopes the success of Wonder Woman will lead to more opportunities for women in the film industry and beyond. Every woman, every man, everyone should be a feminist. And one of the film's greatest achievements was how it managed to recapture the same kind of light and hopeful tone of films like Raiders of the Lost Ark or 1978's Superman, without feeling completely disconnected from the rest of the DCEU titles. So, probably. That probably was in conversation and that probably was a version and I sort of peripherally heard about.

Wonder Woman is the top movie of the summer in America. So if ever there's a place for a dark superhero, great, do it, but not Wonder Woman to me. However, as Wonder Woman has yet to be released in Japan, it is not far-fetched to imagine it taking that record as well.

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Patty Jenkins' movie is the first ever live-action film helmed by a female that has crossed the $400 million mark in the United States and the $800 million mark worldwide.

Warner Bros. has already begun preparing for the sequel, "Wonder Woman 2", which is slated for release in December 2019.

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During a round-table interview alongside one of her film's stars, Lucy Davis, to promote the film's upcoming home video release, Jenkins was asked if she had been consulted with at all by the Justice League filmmakers regarding Wonder Woman's appearance, to which she replied, "Not nearly at all".

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