When Wonder Woman opened in theaters in 2017, was a resounding success and soon a sequel was announced, which would come in November 2019. This Monday (22), the Warner Bros. Pictures decided to postpone the release of the second feature film, Wonder Woman 1984in seven months.
Second Jeff Goldstein, president of distribution of the studio, it was a pure marketing strategy: simply to avoid confrontation at the box office with Star Wars: Episode IX and also, revealed that the premiere must happen in the busy American summer, season where the character is acclimated, in the film.
In an official statement, the studio commented on the change. “We had tremendous success in releasing the first film from Wonder Woman during the summer, so when we saw an opportunity to take advantage of the changing competitive landscape, we took advantage“, Says the text. “This movement lands the film exactly where it belongs“, Finished the Warner.
The actress Gal Gadot, the heroine's on-screen interpreter, used her official account on Twitter to announce the new release date of the feature. “Very excited to announce that, thanks to the change of scenery, we are able to put the Wonder Woman back in their rightful home. June 5, 2020. Be there or they will be considered old-fashioned!“, Joked Gadot.
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 !!!
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- Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) October 22, 2018
As in the title, the feature will be set in the 80's, during the Cold War period and will treat the actors Chris Pine, Saïd Taghmaoui and Even Bremmer back to the cast of the new movie. Zack Snyder signs the production of the feature, David Callaham is one of the writers next to Geoff Johns and Patty Jenkins, who also signs the direction.
Wonder Woman 1984 debut June 5, 2020.