“If you need anybody Amazonian, there’s always me.”
Geena Davis tells EW that she flat-out asked Wonder Woman director, Patty Jenkins, to be in her superhero movie sequel.
The award winning actress is no stranger to starring in action themed movies such as Cutthroat Island (1995), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Mistrial (1996). In an interview with Variety, she said:
“I met [director] Patty Jenkins and I told her, ‘I’m sure you’re going to make a sequel and if you need anybody Amazonian, there’s always me. I’m available.”
She also added that Wonder Woman needed to be made.
“…and I’m so beyond thrilled with how it came out… I loved it, and I want to do more of those films. My dream goal would be to have a streaming show where I could be a bada–.”
With critically acclaimed actresses now starring in Superhero movies (Nicole Kidman in Aquaman, Cate Blanchett in Thor: Ragnarok, and Michelle Pfeiffer now in Ant-Man and The Wasp) , Davis is in good company.
Even if actors like Davis still campaign for movie roles (which is actually common), they still need to go through the normal process of getting roles: Auditioning!
WB and Jenkin’s Wonder Woman has already broken records. It is the largest haul for a female-directed feature in history. It has already earned more than $800 Million worldwide. Patty Jenkins is currently in final talks to be the director of the sequel. She will reportedly get a substantial salary increase and will become the highest-paid female director.
The sequel has a release date of December 13, 2019.