Warner Bros. postponed the official release of Wonder Woman 1984 until August amid Coronavirus (COVID-19). Earlier, the movie was planned to release on June 5.
“When we greenlit Wonder Woman 1984, it was with every intention to be viewed on the big screen and we are excited to announce that Warner Bros. Pictures will be bringing the film to theaters on Aug. 14,” Toby Emmerich, Warner Bros., group chairman, said in a statement. “We hope the world will be in a safer and healthier place by then.”
Wonder Woman is the most reliable franchise of the company. Wonder Woman was released in 2018 and collected $821 million worldwide. Wonder Woman 1984 is a sequal to the first edition of the Wonder Woman (2017). It is the ninth edition of the DC Extended Universe. The movie stars Gal Gadot, Wiig, Pedro Pascal, and Chris Pine and is directed by Patty Jenkins.
Wonder Woman is not the only movie that got postponed amid COVID-19. Before that, Marvel Studios also postponed the Black Widow and Daniel Craig starer ‘No TimeTo Die’ pushed its release date to November.