In case you missed it the inevitable has happened, Warner Bros. has taken the decision to postpone Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman 1984 from it’s planned June release date.
Warner Bros. announced the news in a brief statement before the new was also confirmed by Jenkins herself and actress Gal Gadot. Speaking of the postponement Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich said “When we greenlit ‘Wonder Woman 1984,’ it was with every intention to be viewed on the big screen and are excited to announce that Warner Bros. Pictures will be bringing the film to theatres on Aug. 14,” before concluding “We hope the world will be in a safer and healthier place by then.”
Director Patty Jenkins penned an emotional tweet which also went out with a brand new motion poster for the film. Wonder Woman 1984 will now hit cinemas on August 14, 2020 as the studio works on the basis that cinemas will have reopened by that time.
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
Gal Gadot returns in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in Wonder Woman 1984. The film also stars Kristen Wiig in the role of the Super-Villain The Cheetah, as well as Pedro Pascal. And Chris Pine returns as Steve Trevor. The film is directed by Patty Jenkins.
Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Stephen Jones and Gal Gadot are producing the film. Rebecca Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Walter Hamada are the executive producers.
Wonder Woman 1984 is set to hit cinemas on August 14, 2020.