From 'Wonder Woman' to 'Star Wars,' Jenkins' rise continues
December 27, 2020
Years ago, Chris Pine turned "Wonder Woman" down. Then Patty Jenkins came on board and suddenly without even much of a script he found himself under a kind of spell listening to her vision for the film over a hamburger in Los Angeles' Silverlake neighborhood. His no turned into a yes on the spot.
Jenkins, the 49-year-old " Wonder Woman 1984 " writer-director has in the past few years turned more than one "no" into a "yes." Along the way, she has not only cemented herself in the top echelon of big-budget filmmaking but has also forged new paths for her peers along the way with glass-ceiling...