Beware, spoilers for Wonder Woman follow.
With Wonder Woman’s first big screen outing in theaters, and it taking on the box office like a boss, folks are already anticipating a sequel. At the time of writing, we can’t be too sure when a follow-up will even receive an official announcement. But it never hurts to dream. Director Patty Jenkins says a Wonder Woman 2 may use modern America as its backdrop. And who knows what the plot could entail? There are far too many things to consider, especially since Justice League may answer some lingering questions. Because of this, the possibilities seem endless… kind of. What should fans expect for the future of Steve Trevor’s character after his sacrifice? According to Jenkins, the answer isn’t as simple as some might think.
Fandango’s Nikki Novak asked the director about the likelihood of Trevor popping up again. Here’s what Jenkins had to say:
“All I can say is it was a dilemma. It’s something I hope we don’t talk about in the public [because] I want people to see, but it’s very hard to know which characters will be in the next movie because of the time period, so it’s a big question.”
Chris Pine, who brought the WWI spy to life, addressed the possibility as well. “The movie’s gotta come out, and then we’ll see,” he said, before jokingly pondering, “What about Wonder Man?”
Because we’re dealing with comics, and we’ve seen how the DCEU will play with time, all bets are off. Maybe we will get a glimpse of Steve Trevor on an alternate Earth, courtesy of The Flash. Perhaps, as Jenkins noted, a future film’s setting prior to WWI will offer another look at Trevor. Or we could get more of his story via flashbacks.
For now, let’s enjoy the complex and “above average” version of Steve Trevor currently on display. Wonder Woman is in theaters now.
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