Wonder Woman 1984 took fans by surprise at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and now fans can experience the magic for themselves.
Footage of Wonder Woman 1984's Hall H panel has made its way online, and you can check it out above. While the video does not show the exclusive footage that Hall H attendees got to see, it does provide quite a bit of insight from director Patty Jenkins and stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine.
As Jenkins reveals during the panel, one of the goals of WW84 is to place Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) in an equally pivotal era to her last film, but with a different sort of cultural significance.
"That era [in the first film] was the beginning of the modernized world." Jenkins explained. "This is its entirely own 80s movie and its own thing reason why it really was mankind at its best and worst. We’re aware of some of the prices of our behavior nowadays but back then we weren't. Great music and elegant and incredible things of the 80s too but also revealing the worst of us. To have Wonder Woman visit a period of time as us at our most extreme."
While the 1980s setting took fans by surprise when it was initially announced, fans have generally come around to the idea (partially thanks to a certain fanny pack). And it sounds like the film will present an entirely original story, one that will hopefully satisfy fans' expectations.
"It’s not a sequel, it’s its own story," Gadot teased during the panel. "It’s own chapter, a whole new movie. The bar is very high, but our aspirations are even higher. so we just give it everything that we have and hoping what we bring you guys will love.”
"I never want to do more of everything for the wrong reason, and i was very thoughtful of that when working on the second one," Jenkins added. "I don’t even want to go that place in my head, like how do you keep it going etc, etc. It’s not more of anything though it is evocative of what made it great the first time."
And either way, it sounds like WW84 will give fans even more of the inspiring, powerful hero that fans saw in the first film.
"The thing that I love most about Wonder Woman is that I feel she is us more than other superheroes," Jenkins revealed. "People find themselves in Wonder Woman and the Wonder Woman in us. She made each of us believe in the Wonder Woman in us."
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Wonder Woman 1984 will land in theaters on Nov. 1, 2019.