“Wonder Woman 1984” will not be released on schedule with the film’s release date pushed back to August as a result of the coronavirus pandemic...
“Wonder Woman 1984” will no longer be released in June as originally scheduled.
The highly anticipated sequel to the 2017 film starring Gal Gadot has been pushed back to August 14 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has theaters across the world shut down as attempts to slow the spread of the disease continue.
“In these dark and scary times, I am looking forward to a brighter future ahead,” Gadot wrote on Twitter when making the announcement. “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.”
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
“Wonder Woman 1984” is the latest blockbuster to see its release date pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic. The upcoming James Bond film “No Time to Die” was originally supposed to hit theaters in April but now that won’t be released until November. “Fast 9” — the new “Fast and the Furious” sequel saw its release date pushed back an entire year with the movie now not expected to land in theaters until 2021.
Marvel Studios’ upcoming movie “Black Widow” starring Scarlett Johansson has also been moved from its original release date in May with a new debut date still to be determined.
The entire film and television industry has taken a massive hit in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak as theaters have shut down not to mention productions have gone on hiatus as nations around the world attempt to slow down the spread of the deadly virus that has infected hundreds of thousands across the globe.