“Wonder Woman” Reaches New Milestone: $400 million

By Creative Media Times

Warner Bros. Pictures

More than two months after it’s release “Wonder Woman” crosses $400 million at the domestic box-office, a milestone few people saw coming before the film was release. Wonder Woman passed $400 million mark on Tuesday August 8, the film’s 68th day of release. Also hit with the critics, the film has put DCEU back on track after boxoffice hits “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad were slammed by critics.

Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman also passed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’s $381 million lifetime gross, thereby becoming studio Warner Bros.’ third-biggest movie in North America behind only The Dark Knight ($534 million) and The Dark Knight Rises ($448 million).

“When ‘Wonder Woman’ opened to such a terrific number in June, we thought, ‘This is truly a moment’—for the film, for our industry, for director Patty Jenkins and, of course, for Gal Gadot. Now, more than two months later, ‘Wonder Woman’ has become a phenomenon, the must-see movie of the summer,” stated Sue Kroll, President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. regarding Wonder Woman’s success.

The success of the film has undoubtedly increased star Gal Gadot’s profile; the actress received a big reception at last month’s Comic-Con in San Diego.

The lasso-wielding heroin will be back in this November’s superhero ensemble “Justice League” while a sequel Wonder Woman 2, has been set for release on December 13, 2019. Based on a screenplay by Allan Heinberg and a story he co-write with Zack Snyder, Geoff Johns and Jason Fuchs, Wonder Woman also stars Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen and Elena Anaya.