Diana of Themyscira is back — but this time, she’s riding a new wave of totally tubular and gnarly ’80s energy.
The first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, the follow-up to 2017’s successful Wonder Woman, debuted at Comic Con Experience in São Paul. Gal Gadot returns as the legendary warrior, who finds herself caught in the midst of the Cold War. Kristen Wiig plays Barbara Ann Minerva, a British archaeologist who becomes Cheetah, while Pedro Pascal plays Max Lord, two of Wonder Woman’s most notorious foes. Robin Wright and Connie Nelson return to their roles of Antiope and Hippolyta respectively. Also back? Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, who we last saw in a fiery plane explosion. But this is comics, so no one really stays dead now, do they?
Patty Jenkins, who helmed 2016’s Wonder Woman, returns to write and direct. The film is not necessarily a direct sequel, but an installment in the line of Indiana Jones or James Bond as a source close to Jenkins described to Vulture.
Wonder Woman 1984 was originally set for a December 2019 release date, before being pushed to June 5, 2020 — right at the start of summer blockbuster season and a month after Marvel’s Black Widow.