But given how much of a critical and commercial behemoth Wonder Woman was, it's sensible for Warner Bros.to promote its sequel to a summer slot. "June 5, 2020. Be there or be square!"
Star Gal Gadot, who plays the title character, announced the delay via Twitter. "We had tremendous success releasing the first Wonder Woman film during the summer so when we saw an opportunity to take advantage of the changing competitive landscape, we did", he said in a statement.
The sequel would have been released a month after The Joker which is scheduled to open on October 4, 2019. "This move lands the film exactly where it belongs".More news: ‘Headless chicken monster’ spotted off east Antarctica for the first time
Full details on the Wonder Woman 1984 plot are now unknown, though the film will follow the titular hero as she comes into conflict with the Soviet Union in the 1980s and encounters a formidable new adversary named Cheetah. The sequel to 2017's smash hit Wonder Woman - titled WW84 - was originally slated to be released on November 1, 2019.
Warner Bros. has moved Gal Gadot's "Wonder Woman 1984" back seven months from November 1, 2019, to June 5, 2020.More news: Meteor shower should be visible Sunday night
The first "Wonder Woman" was a major blockbuster for Warner Bros.' DC Comics franchise.
Chris Pine is also returning for the sequel, although it's now unknown how or if Steve Trevor will be resurrected. Next up is Aquaman, which surfaces December 21., and then Shazam! on April 5, 2019.More news: José Mourinho responds to reports of a return to Real Madrid