Patty Jenkins will direct 'Wonder Woman 2,' a deal she richly deserves

IN WHAT was more a matter of "when" than "if," Warner Bros. and DC have wisely signed Patty Jenkins for the "Wonder Woman" sequel after lengthy negotiations, Variety first reported Monday.

Jenkins will direct, produce and co-write the sequel and become the highest-paid female filmmaker ever, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

DC’s cinematic universe was foundering creatively until Jenkins steered "Wonder Woman" to commercial and critical success this summer.

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