Warner Bros. and DC Films’ decision to push the release date of Wonder Woman 1984 has disappointed a lot of fans who were eagerly waiting for the film. Instead of the previously scheduled November 1, 2019 release date, Wonder Woman 1984 will now release seven months later on June 5, 2020.
Gal Gadot herself took to Twitter to reveal the news.
“Super excited to announce that, thanks to the changing landscape, we are able to put Wonder Woman back to its rightful home. June 5, 2020. Be there or be square!!!” Gadot’s post read.
The film will now arrive almost exactly three years after Wonder Woman, which debuted in theaters June 2, 2017. The film went on to receive widespread praise and grossed a whopping $821.8 million at the worldwide box office. Its success immediately paved way for a sequel which was originally scheduled for release in December 2019. However, the release date was moved up to November of that year when Lucasfilm set Star Wars: Episode IX for a holiday premiere. Now, finally, Wonder Woman 1984’s release has been pushed to 2020 making the wait longer for fans.
It is believed that the decision has been taken to ensure Gal Gadot’s superhero sequel faces no competition from the rest of the big film. Notably, November 2019 is going to be a big month with Terminator 6, Sonic the Hedgedog, Kingsman 3, and Frozen 2 already scheduled for release. Considering the overwhelming success of the first Wonder Woman in June 2017, WB took a logical decision to move the sequel to a similar time frame.
The news has already created an uproar on Twitter with fans expressing their views on the release date delay through their tweets. While some are sad as they will have to wait seven more months to see the film, others are fine with the film’s release moved out from the already crowded November month and believe it to be a smart move.
You can check out their reactions in the tweets below.
Super excited to announce that, thanks to the changing landscape, we are able to put Wonder Woman back to its rightful home. June 5, 2020. Be there or be square!!!
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) October 22, 2018
The delay means more time for them to work on the film. More time to perfect things. I’m completely okay with this.
— Logan (@l_harris9502) October 22, 2018
I thought its was supposed to come out November 2019 pic.twitter.com/wEOIXDQHIe
— Steph (@StephanieD303) October 22, 2018
— Lynda Olson (@Lyndzzz) October 23, 2018
— Sergio-EL (@SergioEES) October 22, 2018
— dcufanfam (@dcufanfam) October 23, 2018
For fans concerned about the wait time for #WonderWoman1984
Look at what we have in front of us, we have Aquaman coming out in December, Shazam comes out in April and then The Joker comes out in October.
Seriously, stop complaining about every little thing.
— Thomas Lettich (@TheGeekMember) October 22, 2018
— s o p h👻🎃💀 (@sophswilliamson) October 22, 2018
Good move for #WonderWoman1984 so now they don’t have to face #StarWars
Believe this move came about because #Guardians3 no longer a summer 2020 release.
It was Perlmutter stopping #BlackWidow movie, nothing to do with Feige. pic.twitter.com/589uGufNLr
— Marcus Drysdale (@marcus_drysdale) October 22, 2018
Finally Taking My Advice, WB Moves #WonderWoman1984 To June, 6 Of 2020, Thus Positioning @GalGadot And @PattyJenks' #DCFilms Sequel To (Again) Rule The Summer #BoxOffice via @forbes by @ScottMendelson https://t.co/a8J5O5fFm7 pic.twitter.com/cDpEZrQEqv
— Scott Mendelson (@ScottMendelson) October 22, 2018
i was so sad already that wonder woman 1984 only came out in 2019 but now even more wait but anyways 2020 WILL be the year of women https://t.co/a71jIerMNr
— nada (@capgotham) October 22, 2018
I think moving Wonder Woman 1984 to June is a smart play. Wonder Woman released the first week of June and did pretty well all things considered
— spooky Zach 🎃 (@ZachMacieI) October 22, 2018
So…. just heard that Wonder Woman 1984 just got delayed to 2020. pic.twitter.com/ntovFcqxXB
— Jack-o’-Lantern Benner 🎃 (@JBsMovieReviews) October 22, 2018
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