“Wonder Woman” is taking the District back to the ’80s filming for the franchise’s sequel.
The sequel, which star Gal Gadot revealed is titled “Wonder Woman 1984” in a tweet, has shut down parts of the area.
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) June 13, 2018
Wisconsin Avenue between Volta Place and M Street will be shut down all day on Thursday and is expected to reopen at 8 p.m. Filming will continue on July 1.
The area has been transformed to go back in time to 1984. Retro police cars have been spotted in the area. A former D.C. landmark, Commander Salamander, has also been revived for the film. The punk clothing store shut down in 2010.
— Tommy McFLY (@TommyMcFLY) June 14, 2018
Filming will also take place at the Landmark Mall in Alexandria, Va. as well as other locations that have not been released.
Director Patty Jenkins revealed that Steve Trevor will return for the sequel in a tweet. Jenkins is a former local who attended McLean High School.
— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) June 13, 2018
“Wonder Woman 1984” hits theaters November 2019.