Variety reports that DC Comics Superhero film Wonder Woman is now The Highest Grossing Live-Action Film By A Female Director .
The record was previously held by Mamma Mia , an Abba musical which was directed by Phyllida Lloyd . Wonder Woman was directed by Patty Jenkins.
As at June 18, 2017, Wonder Woman had earned about $571.8m worldwide, according to Forbes.
In the U.S however, it is the third highest grossing film of the year with $289.2 million. The second being “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” ($376.7 million), and the first being “Beauty and the Beast” ($503.5 million).