'Wonder Woman 1984' release pushed to 2020

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 23, 2018, 12.38 PM(IST)

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The film - which was earlier slated to release on November 1, 2019 - will now come out on June 5, 2020.

For those who have been waiting eagerly for the release of  'Wonder Woman 1984`, there is some bad news. The highly anticipated sequel of 'Wonder Woman' will not release in 2019 anymore and has been pushed back to 2020. 

The film - which was earlier slated to release on November 1, 2019 - will now come out on June 5, 2020. Actress Gal Gadot, who features in the titular role, took to social media 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 tweeted. 

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros.` president of domestic distribution, said, "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. This move lands the film exactly where it belongs."

`Wonder Woman` was one of 2017`s biggest success stories that received rave reviews from audiences and critics and became the highest-grossing live-action movie directed by a woman.

The sequel reunites Gadot with director Patty Jenkins and co-star Chris Pine. Meanwhile, Pedro Pascal and Kristen Wiig are joining the franchise in the follow-up. 

(With agency inputs)