We knew this was coming and quite frankly were surprised Warner Bros held out this long. Today, director Patty Jenkins announced on social media that Wonder Woman 1984’s release date will be pushed back from June 5, 2020 to August 14, 2020 because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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The announcement also came with a new Wonder Woman 1984 motion poster. Jenkins also included a heartfelt message in her tweet saying, “We made Wonder Woman 1984 for the big screen and I believe in the power of cinema. In these terrible times, when theater owners are struggling as so many are, we are excited to re-date our film to August 14th 2020 in a theater near you, and pray for better times for all by then.”
We made Wonder Woman 1984 for the big screen and I believe in the power of cinema. In these terrible times, when theater owners are struggling as so many are, we are excited to re-date our film to August 14th 2020 in a theater near you, and pray for better times for all by then pic.twitter.com/85ykQ8x6NE
— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) March 24, 2020
The film’s star Gal Gadot also tweeted out a message:
In these dark and scary times, I am looking forward to a brighter future ahead. Where we can share the power of cinema together again. Excited to redate our WW84 film to August 14, 2020. I hope everyone is safe. Sending my love to you all. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/nzPUM7uQ1n
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) March 24, 2020
As previously reported on GGA, in the film Diana is living in Washington D.C. with a job at a museum.. She’s been been keeping a low profile since the end of WWI. The film finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.
Wonder Woman 1984 is directed by Patty Jenkins. Jenkins wrote the screenplay with Geoff Johns and David Callaham. The film stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Ravi Patel, Gabriella Wilde, Natasha Rothwell, Soundarya Sharma, and Kristoffer Polaha with Connie Nielson and Robin Wright.
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