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.”

The film’s star Gal Gadot also tweeted out a message:

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 GadotChris PineKristen WiigPedro PascalRavi PatelGabriella WildeNatasha RothwellSoundarya Sharma, and Kristoffer Polaha with Connie Nielson and Robin Wright.

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Audrey Kearns