She's also continued to champion the film on social media, coming to its defense when director James Cameron said last month that "Wonder Woman" was a "step backwards" for women.
Jenkins was already working on the script for the upcoming sequel, per Variety, so it only made sense that she would eventually return to direct as well. Representatives for Jenkins and Warner Bros. have not yet responded to Vanity Fair's request for comment.
It's great news for Hollywood, with Jenkins breaking the glass ceiling for female directors. It looks like Jenkins was successful in her quest.
Wonder Woman 2 is set to hit theaters on December 13, 2019. I had a blast making it with Patty the first time. With the film slated to release in 2019, it's clear that the team is ready to start production. Of course, if you purchase the Blu-Ray from Walmart, you'll also manage to get your own wearable Wonder Woman tiara.
Jenkins' initial contract was for just one film, as, coming into "Wonder Woman", she'd only directed one movie, 2003's "Monster". Wonder Woman has eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, and Jenkins was paid $1 million for that job.