By Creative Media Times
Another day, another milestone for “Wonder Woman”: DCEU’s latest film officially topped $800 million this weekend at the worldwide.
The film is yet to open in Japan next weekend, its last major market which will dictate the amazonian princess’ final global box-office number.
On the domestic front, though there is still two weekends left for summer movie season to end, the film can already claim the title of highest grossing domestic film of summer 2017. As of Sunday August 20, Wonder Woman also topped $404 million, surpassing Sam Raimi’s 2002 Spider-Man ($403.7 million) to become the become the highest grossing superhero origin film ever.
This is all good news to fans, and especially to director Patty Jenkins, who may possibly land a “historic deal” to come back and direct the planned sequel.
Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, Danny Huston, David Thewlis and Elena Anaya, and is still currently playing in theaters. The character will next be seen on November 17 when the superhero ensemble Justice League, the fifth installment in the DCEU opens across north america.