'Wonder Woman' movie lassos original 'Thor 2' director Patty Jenkins

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Just days after Michelle MacLaren exited Wonder Woman over creative differences with Warner Brothers, the studio has named a new director: Patty Jenkins, the filmmaker behind 2003's Monster.

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Ironically, among the movies Jenkins is best known for is one she didn't actually end up directing: Thor 2. She was set to helm the Marvel sequel in 2011, but left the project due to, you guessed it, creative differences.

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It's heartening that Warner Brothers has stayed committed to finding Wonder Woman a female director, a rarity for superhero movies. We're rooting for you, Patty, so knock 'em out.

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Molly Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Fusion's Pop & Culture section. Her interests include movies about movies, TV shows about TV shows, and movies about TV shows, but not so much TV shows about movies.

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