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‘Wonder Woman’ conquers box office with heroic $100.5 million

That, combined with an worldwide take of $122.5 million from 55 markets gives the movie a global opening of $223 million. The film takes off with American pilot Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) crashing on the island of Themyscira where he tells Diana Prince about the fatal World War I. How she leaves her safety behind to fight for the people and stop the deadly war is the crux of the story.”Wonder Woman” is getting a lot of praise after its opening weekend, and it deserves it. Most successful superhero films rest on 60 percent-plus male audiences, the site reports.Wonder Woman opened in Irish cinemas on Thursday, June 1. Naturally, there’s also no director attached to the project yet, but Jenkins would happily take the job.Jenkins was asked if she’d like Wonder Woman 2 set in the present or perhaps around the 1930s, Jenkins said: “I’m definitely planning something more interesting using that period of time”.”I remember when I read in the news that Wonder Woman had been cast and my heart sank”.We’re ready when you are, Patty.Wonder Woman is now holding a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, making it certifiably “Fresh” with an A CinemaScore.The film stars Gal Gadot in the title role.Wonder Woman has broken the United States box office record held by a female director, making £173 million globally in its opening weekend.This is a major tentpole for women filmmakers in Hollywood, a huge moment in Gadot’s career, and a total mic drop moment for the director of the hour in Jenkins. The early summer movie season of 2017 needed a boost, and this movie has been just the ticket, received well by both critics and audiences alike. It tops the first Iron Man movie, which brought in $98.6 million, and handily beats the Thor and Captain America openings as well.In fact, she’s only the second woman to single-handedly direct anyHollywoodlive-action movie with a production budget over $100 million.Although the bitter taste of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” still lingers in my mouth, DC’s release of “Wonder Woman” more than makes up for their past misfires. The conversation surrounding critics’ impact on the summer box office swirled after “Baywatch” received an aggregate score of 19%, and proceeded to flop over the slowest Memorial Day weekend in almost two decades.”Wonder Woman“, $122.5 million worldwide.