Patty Jenkins wants to clarify a few things.
After reports that DC FIlms (which is owned by CNN’s parent company) would not be moving forward with a third installment of the “Wonder Woman” franchise, the director released a lengthy note on social media.
“When the backlash about WW3 not happening began, the fascinating clickbait false narrative that I either killed it or walked away began to spread,” Jenkins wrote in a note. posted on his verified Twitter account.
“This is not true. I never walked away. I am open to consider anything that is asked of me,” the director continued. “It’s my understanding that there’s nothing I can do to move anything forward at this time. DC is obviously buried in the changes they need to make, so I understand these decisions are difficult right now.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn and producer Peter Safran were recently named co-presidents of DC Films and the studios are evaluating upcoming projects.
Jenkins also wrote that he didn’t want “a lovely trip with WW to go off on a negative note.”
“I loved and was honored to be the person who produced these last two Wonder Woman films. He is an incredible character,” the note said. “Living in and around her values makes one a better person every day. I wish her and her legacy a wonderful future, whether with me or not.”
Gunn responded to her note With his own tweet.
“I can attest that all my interactions with Peter and you have been pleasant and professional,” Gunn’s tweet read.
Jenkins also tried to clarify his plans to direct the upcoming movie “Star Wars: Rogue Squadron.”
“Here are the facts: 1 first left Rogue Squadron after a long and productive development process when it became clear that it wasn’t going to happen soon, and I didn’t want to delay WW3 any further,” he wrote. “When I did, Lucasfilm asked me to consider coming back to RS after WW3, and I was honored to do that, so I agreed and they signed me to a new contract.”
Jenkins said he’s still attached to the project and that it’s still in development, though he doesn’t know if it’ll happen or not.