The eagerly anticipated Wonder Woman sequel is being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Warner Bros. has chosen to press back the release date of Wonder Lady 1984 from June 5 to Aug. 14, EW has actually confirmed.
The studio has actually also forever postponed the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical In the Heights and the animated Scooby-Doo movie Scoob.
” We made Wonder Female 1984 for the big screen and I think in the power of cinema,” Marvel Female 1984 director Jenkins said in a statement. “In these dreadful times, when theater owners are struggling as a lot of are, we are thrilled to re-date our film to August 14 th 2020 in a theater near you, and wish better times for all by then.”
The move comes on the heels of cinemas being closing around the nation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as studios pressing back their spring and early summer season tentpole films– including Marvel’s own female superhero 2020 tentpole Black Widow, which was expected to be released April 24 and has instead been delayed indefinitely. Other postponed films include Mulan, No Time At All to Die, F9, and A Peaceful Place Part II.
Wonder Female 1984 reunites Jenkins and stars Gal Gadot as Marvel Female and Chris Pine as her World War I-era love interest Steve Trevor in a brand new ’80 s-set experience following up 2017’s breakout hit. The film likewise brings on board Kristin Wigg as archaeologist Barbara Ann Minerva/Cheetah and Pedro Pascal as media entrepreneur Maxwell “Max” Lord. Read unique details about the movie in EW’s current cover story going behind the scenes of Wonder Female 1984
Miranda also released the following declaration about the delay of In the Heights:
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