Surprise Girl Spin-Off to Come Earlier than Surprise Girl 3, Patty Jenkins Hints

Surprise Girl Spin-Off to Come Earlier than Surprise Girl 3, Patty Jenkins Hints


We’re nonetheless months away from Surprise Girl 1984 — a pair extra, because of the continued coronavirus pandemic — however writer-director Patty Jenkins is already wanting ahead to the following two movies within the Surprise Girl sequence. In an interview this week, Jenkins revealed extra of her ideas on a Surprise Girl spin-off centred on the Amazons of Themyscira — that is the race of warrior ladies to whom Surprise Girl (Gal Gadot) belongs — and the way it matches with Surprise Girl 3. Jenkins additionally mentioned that she’s going to do her finest to keep away from directing the Surprise Girl spin-off.

“I am not going to nail down a contemporary considered it till [Wonder Woman 1984] comes out, as a result of I sort of wish to give myself a palette cleanser, and be contemporary of thoughts,” Jenkins advised Whole Movie [via Games Radar]. “However yeah, there’s an arc that I keep in mind for the primary film, after which the second film, after which the Amazon film, after which the third film.”

Going by that, Jenkins appears to substantiate what she first hinted at in December final yr — that the spin-off would come between Surprise Girl 1984 and Surprise Girl 3, as a result of she wished a little bit of hole earlier than tackling the third mainline entry — when the primary trailer for Surprise Girl 1984 was launched. Jenkins had mentioned she was pondering of each an Amazons spin-off and Surprise Girl 3, and that she knew “the entire story to it”.

“It is only a matter of, will we alter our minds, and when [to make it],” Jenkins added. “I believe what we do not wish to do is do it back-to-back. It has been nice doing these two motion pictures back-to-back, however I believe it is necessary to provide it a bit relaxation in between. And I like doing different issues in between. And Gal has different issues to do. I by no means wish to make choices too far upfront. We have now to see if we each really feel like making the film we predict we wish to make when the second comes.”

As for not desirous to direct the Surprise Girl spin-off, Jenkins is not solely assured she’s going to have the ability to keep away from it: “I am not going to direct it, hopefully. I will attempt actually onerous to not. It isn’t going to be straightforward. However [Wonder Woman 1984 co-writer and former DC Entertainment president] Geoff Johns and I got here up with the story, and we bought the pitch, and we will get it going. I will produce it, for positive.”

You’ll be able to decide up the Might 2020 version of Whole Movie journal if you would like to learn the Jenkins interview in full.

Surprise Girl 1984 is presently slated to launch August 14 worldwide.


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