Wonder Woman 1984 joins the list of movies delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally, the DC film was scheduled to premiere on June 5. It will now open later in the year on August 14.
“We made Wonder Woman 1984 for the big screen and I believe in the power of cinema,” director Patty Jenkins tweeted. “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.”
Actress Gal Gadot also took to Twitter to share the news to fans, along with a new movie poster. “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,” her tweet read.
Other movies delayed due to the coronavirus include the following: Black Widow, No Time To Die, F9 (Fast and the Furious), Mulan, The New Mutants, and A Quiet Place 2.