Warner Bros. fast-tracking Surprise Girl 3 with Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot on board
Simply two days after Surprise Girl 1984 hit theaters and HBO Max, Warner Bros. says it has put the third installment within the franchise on the quick monitor. Gal Gadot will reprise her position as Diana Prince/Surprise Girl and Patty Jenkins will as soon as once more write and direct, Warner Bros. chairman Toby Emmerich mentioned in a press release Sunday.
“As followers all over the world proceed to embrace Diana Prince, driving the robust opening weekend efficiency of Surprise Girl 1984, we’re excited to find a way proceed her story with our actual life Surprise Girls – Gal and Patty – who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy,” Emmerich mentioned.
In accordance with Warner Bros., Surprise Girl 1984’s opening weekend went higher than anticipated, promoting $16.7 million in tickets in 2,100 theaters in North America, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic restrictions nonetheless in impact in lots of cities. The movie was launched concurrently on HBO Max, the place it is going to play for a month earlier than persevering with in theaters.
“Surprise Girl 1984 broke information and exceeded our expectations throughout all of our key viewing and subscriber metrics in its first 24 hours on the service, and the curiosity and momentum we’re seeing signifies it will seemingly proceed nicely past the weekend,” mentioned Andy Forssell of WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer division.
The primary Surprise Girl movie— a part of the DC Prolonged Universe— was launched in 2017 to widespread vital acclaim, grossing greater than $800 million on the worldwide field workplace. The opening date for WW 1984 was pushed again a number of instances because of the coronavirus pandemic earlier than Warner determined to have it drop on HBO Max and theaters on the similar time.
To date, critiques of WW 1984, which additionally stars Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, and Chris Pine, have been considerably blended.
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