Patty Jenkins Is About to Get Paid for ‘Wonder Woman 2’ By Neil Miller The director is about to finalize a deal that would bring her in-line with her blockbuster-directing male counterparts. There’s been a lot of speculation around the Wonder Woman sequel and whether director Patty Jenkins — who helmed a film that’s about to gross more than $800 million worldwide — would return. At Comic-Con in July, Warner Bros. announced that the sequel would be moving forward, with Gal Gadot returning to the titular role, for a December 13, 2019, release.