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Lynda Carter, 70, to return as Amazon warrior Asteria in Wonder Woman 3: ‘We’re super excited!’


The original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter confirmed she would return as Amazon warrior Asteria for the three-quel during the DC FanDome 2021 event on Saturday.

‘It’s coming everyone. Wonder Woman 3 is coming,’ the 70-year-old widow teased.

‘Pretty cool! Who would have thought in my life – at this time in my life – that this gift would just present itself to me? And that’s so cool.  

‘It’s coming everyone. Wonder Woman 3 is coming!’ The original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter confirmed she would return as Amazon warrior Asteria for the three-quel during the DC FanDome 2021 event on Saturday

‘And that’s what I’m hoping for all of the fans of Wonder Woman, to know that your life is full of surprises, and the Wonder Woman in you is alive and well.’

Lynda (born Linda) famously played the DC Comics superhero Diana Prince in the TV series, which aired from 1975 to 1979 on ABC and CBS.

Carter then made a cameo as ‘The Golden Warrior’ during the Wonder Woman 1984 post-credits scene where she rescued a baby from a falling pole.

‘Her name was Asteria. She was our greatest warrior,’ Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) described in the sequel before donning her powerful winged suit of armor. 

The 70-year-old widow gushed: 'Pretty cool! Who would have thought in my life - at this time in my life - that this gift would just present itself to me? And that's so cool. And that's what I'm hoping for all of the fans of Wonder Woman, to know that your life is full of surprises, and the Wonder Woman in you is alive and well'

The 70-year-old widow gushed: ‘Pretty cool! Who would have thought in my life – at this time in my life – that this gift would just present itself to me? And that’s so cool. And that’s what I’m hoping for all of the fans of Wonder Woman, to know that your life is full of surprises, and the Wonder Woman in you is alive and well’

You're a wonder! Lynda (born Linda) famously played the DC Comics superhero Diana Prince in the TV series, which aired from 1975 to 1979 on ABC and CBS

You’re a wonder! Lynda (born Linda) famously played the DC Comics superhero Diana Prince in the TV series, which aired from 1975 to 1979 on ABC and CBS

More to come! Carter then made a cameo as 'The Golden Warrior' during the Wonder Woman 1984 post-credits scene where she rescued a baby from a falling pole

More to come! Carter then made a cameo as ‘The Golden Warrior’ during the Wonder Woman 1984 post-credits scene where she rescued a baby from a falling pole

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) donned Asteria's powerful winged suit of armor in the sequel: 'She was our greatest warrior. When mankind enslaved the Amazons, someone had to stay behind to hold back the tide of man so the others could escape to Themyscira'

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) donned Asteria’s powerful winged suit of armor in the sequel: ‘She was our greatest warrior. When mankind enslaved the Amazons, someone had to stay behind to hold back the tide of man so the others could escape to Themyscira’

‘When mankind enslaved the Amazons, my mother freed us. But someone had to stay behind to hold back the tide of man so the others could escape to Themyscira.

‘My people gave up all of their armor to make her one suit strong enough to take on the whole world, and Asteria sacrificed herself for a better day for others.’

Director Patty Jenkins grew up watching the Maryland-based mother-of-two bring the character to life.

‘I actually think she is the most relevant superhero of our time because, at this moment, I think values are incredibly important,’ the 50-year-old Emmy nominee explained.

'She is the most relevant superhero of our time': Director Patty Jenkins grew up watching the Maryland-based mother-of-two bring the character to life

‘She is the most relevant superhero of our time’: Director Patty Jenkins grew up watching the Maryland-based mother-of-two bring the character to life

The 50-year-old Emmy nominee explained: 'At this moment, I think values are incredibly important. And the values of being capable of doing more than fight and challenging yourself to be a superhero of love, compassion, kindness, goodness, patience, and to be able to fight physically to stand up for those things matters right now'

The 50-year-old Emmy nominee explained: ‘At this moment, I think values are incredibly important. And the values of being capable of doing more than fight and challenging yourself to be a superhero of love, compassion, kindness, goodness, patience, and to be able to fight physically to stand up for those things matters right now’

'She's the busiest person in the world': Gal Gadot (R) was 'bummed' to miss the virtual event because she 'now has three little kids' and was shooting a mystery project

‘She’s the busiest person in the world’: Gal Gadot (R) was ‘bummed’ to miss the virtual event because she ‘now has three little kids’ and was shooting a mystery project

Patty concluded: 'But we are all three very excited about some exciting things coming up with Wonder Woman 3'

Patty concluded: ‘But we are all three very excited about some exciting things coming up with Wonder Woman 3’

‘And the values of being capable of doing more than fight and challenging yourself to be a superhero of love, compassion, kindness, goodness, patience, and to be able to fight physically to stand up for those things matters right now.’

Gal Gadot was ‘bummed’ to miss the virtual event because she ‘now has three little kids’ and was shooting a mystery project.

‘But we are all three very excited about some exciting things coming up with Wonder Woman 3,’ Patty gushed.

Due to the pre-vaccine Covid box office, Wonder Woman 1984 only earned $166.5M of its $200M budget back, but broke records for streaming on HBO Max.

The third film of the feminist franchise was greenlit on December 27 and will be co-written by Geoff Johns and set in modern day, but plot details remain top secret

The third film of the feminist franchise was greenlit on December 27 and will be co-written by Geoff Johns and set in modern day, but plot details remain top secret

Cabaret crooner: In honor of the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, Lynda is releasing a song called Human and Divine on October 29 inspired by the character's love for Steve Trevor

Cabaret crooner: In honor of the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, Lynda is releasing a song called Human and Divine on October 29 inspired by the character’s love for Steve Trevor

The eighties-set sequel received a dismal 58% critic approval rating (out of 435 reviews) but audiences gave it a 73% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

The third film of the feminist franchise was greenlit on December 27 and will be co-written by Geoff Johns and set in modern day, but plot details remain top secret.

In honor of the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, Lynda is releasing an original song called Human and Divine on October 29 inspired by the character’s love for Steve Trevor.



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