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"Can she also please direct Star Wars 9?" – Patty Jenkins is officially directing Wonder Woman 2, and fans couldn't be happier

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We knew it was coming, but it’s nice to finally have it rubber-stamped: Patty Jenkins is officially the director of Wonder Woman 2 (opens in new tab) (via EW) (opens in new tab). Slated for a December 13, 2019 release (check out every upcoming DCEU movie until 2020 here (opens in new tab)), Jenkins also gets a bumper pay-rise to make her the highest-paid female director of all time.

Wonder Woman 2, which apparently sees Diana rocking out in the ‘80s (opens in new tab), follows on from the original Wonder Woman being a box-office hit. Just the $800m added to the coffers at Warner Bros...

What does the internet think of that? It says a lot about Patty Jenkins’ stature in the biz that it’s nearly universal praise across the board. But don’t just take my word for it; here’s a look at the weird and wonderful reactions to the news that Patty Jenkins is back for Wonder Woman 2, from religious iconography to pleas to direct Star Wars Episode 9 (opens in new tab). Never stop being you, internet.

Let's start with some light blasphemy

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First the world, next a galaxy far, far away?

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And why not Justice League and Batgirl too? MAKE ALL THE MOVIES

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Can he *do* that?

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Elsewhere, things are getting a wee bit emotional

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Jessica Chastain agrees...

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...even if some aren't so keen on the sequel. Sad face.

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Finally, bathe yourself in greatness

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