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Chris Pine Reacts to ‘Wonder Woman 3’ Cancellation

Chris Pine, famous for his portrayal of Steve Trevor in the Wonder Woman franchise, recently shared its surprise at the cancellation of the third part of the superhero saga.

Pine, who starred alongside Gal Gadot in both Wonder Woman (2017) and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), expressed his astonishment in a recent interview obtained by The Hollywood ReporterThe actor revealed his initial shock upon learning that the franchise’s highly anticipated third film was no longer in development, saying: “I’m stunned that they said no to a billion-dollar franchise and decided to pivot elsewhere.”

Pine noted her admiration for the character of Wonder Woman and praised director Patty Jenkins for her vision and direction. While Pine played the beloved character of Steve Trevor, he made it clear that his involvement in a potential third film was unlikely, given his character’s fate in the storyline.

Reflecting on his character’s history, Pine said, “Me. No. Homie is dead. Steve is a gonzo. It would be ridiculous to try to bring me back,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition to discussing the cancellation of Wonder Woman 3Pine recalled his initial reservations regarding the role of Steve Trevor.

He recounted his conversation with Jenkins, where she emphasized the romantic essence of the story, comparing it to classic films like Casablanca. Pine found Jenkins’ approach intriguing, pointing out the rarity of a superhero film focusing on a love story rather than action-packed sequences.

The cancellation of Wonder Woman 3 coincided with changes within DC Studios, as James Gunn and Peter Safran took over as CEO and began a restructuring of the DC Comics Extended Universe. Despite the setback, fans of the franchise continue to hope for future adventures featuring the iconic superheroine.

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