Simply two days after Marvel Lady 1984 hit theaters and HBO Max, Warner Bros. says it has put the third installment within the franchise on the quick observe. Gal Gadot will reprise her position as Diana Prince/Marvel Lady and Patty Jenkins will as soon as once more write and direct, Warner Bros. chairman Toby Emmerich mentioned in a statement Sunday.
“As followers all over the world proceed to embrace Diana Prince, driving the sturdy opening weekend efficiency of Marvel Lady 1984, we’re excited to have the option proceed her story with our actual life Marvel Girls – Gal and Patty – who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy,” Emmerich mentioned.
In line with Warner Bros., Marvel Lady 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 released simultaneously on HBO Max, the place it should play for a month earlier than persevering with in theaters.
“Marvel Lady 1984 broke data 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 doubtless proceed properly past the weekend,” mentioned Andy Forssell of WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer division.
The primary Marvel Lady movie— a part of the DC Prolonged Universe— was launched in 2017 to widespread critical acclaim, grossing greater than $800 million on the worldwide field workplace. The opening date for WW 1984 was pushed back several times as a result of coronavirus pandemic earlier than Warner determined to have it drop on HBO Max and theaters on the similar time.
Thus far, critiques of WW 1984, which additionally stars Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, and Chris Pine, have been somewhat mixed.