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Patty Jenkins

Patty Jenkins

Patty Jenkins

She's the most powerful woman in Hollywood. But she's never had to deal with this level of controversy and adversity like that. She's a seasoned veteran at this kinda thing. A survivor.

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Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot's "Wonder Woman" reunion will have to wait.Jenkins has relinquished directing duties for "Cleopatra," a historical drama featuring Gadot as the legendary queen of Egypt. Kari Skogland, who recently directed Marvel's TV series "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier," is taking over filmmaking duties.Jenkins isn't departing the project entirely. She will remain involved in a producing role as she pivots attention to her next two projects, "Wonder Woman 3" for Warner Bros. and "Star Wars: Rogue...

The reuniting of Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot from “Wonder Woman” will have to stand in line. Jenkins has stepped down as director of “Cleopatra,” a chronological thriller starring Gadot as Egypt’s renowned ruler. The director of the Marvel superhit The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, namely, Kari Skogland will now be directing the movie. However, Patty Jenkins will not leave the filming completely. She’ll continue to produce as she concentrates on her following two films, Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman 3” as well as Disney and Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: Rogue Squadron.” “Cleopatra” is being backed by Paramount Pictures, which is still in the early phases of production. Patty Jenkins rapidly rose to prominence in the film business following the commercial and monetary triumph of 2017’s Wonder Woman. (Source: doms2cents.com)

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She has been negotiating the terms of her contract with Warner Brothers for an estimated 7 to 9 million dollars, which would be a record breaking salary for a female filmmaker. She signed on to the first film with no guarantee of directing a second film, but envisioned the second one during the making of Wonder Woman, which turned out to benefit her greatly. When she was signed on to do the second film, she had the ability to get a much higher salary than she would have if she had been signed on to do both films from the beginning. Her goal with her negotiations were to make sure she would get the same salary that her male counterparts would be getting for doing this movie and she seems to have succeeded.

Beginning in junior high school, Jenkins took interest in photography, painting, and screen-printing. At age 20, while interning at a commercial production company, she heeded a suggestion that she could receive film training if she worked on set for free. After doing so for some months, Jenkins advanced to second assistant camera and focus puller, then spent eight years as a cameraperson. While shooting a Michael Jackson music video, her director of photography recommended that she attend the American Film Institute to learn directing. She later made a superhero short film that played the AFI Fest. There she met Brad Wyman, who later introduced her to producer Donald Kushner, leading to her directing her first feature film, Monster (2003). (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

 

 

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