Patty Jenkins officially signs on to direct '' Wonder Lady 2 '.

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Chris Pizzello/ Invision/ AP In this June 8, 2017 file picture, director Patty Jenkins presents at the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award Homage to Keaton at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Jenkins has actually officially signed on to direct the sequel to “Wonder Lady,” a Warner Bros. representative validated Monday.

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017|5:15 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– Patty Jenkins has formally signed on to direct the sequel to “Wonder Lady.”

A Warner Bros. representative verified Jenkins’ return on Monday after Variety initially reported the news.

Jenkins was extensively expected to return for the follow up after “Wonder Female” ended up being both an important success and a worldwide hit at the box workplace making over $816 million around the world this summer. Settlements took months to finalize a deal for Jenkins’ return.

The Hollywood Reporter composes that her deal, which is reported to be in the $7 to $9 million variety, makes Jenkins the highest-paid female filmmaker in history. The studio declined comment on Jenkins’ pay.

Star Gal Gadot will likewise reprise her role as the Amazonian warrior in the sequel, which is scheduled to strike theaters in Dec. 2019.

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