‘Wonder Woman 1984’ shifts to October 2nd opening

(WB shifts Wonder Woman 1984 to Oct)

After shifting the Christopher Nolan-helmed sci-fi thriller Tenet, to one week later in July, comes word that Warner Bros. is now moving Wonder Woman 1984 from its August 12 date to October 2.

Gal Gadot said on her Instagram, “Wow, it’s finally happening, and I couldn’t be more excited! To all the fans that stuck with us through this time, thank you so much! We couldn’t have done this without you. I’m so excited for you to get to see this WW84, it will be worth the wait.

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With Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984 set for new dates, all eyes are now on the biggest films remaining on WB’s slate: Robert Zemeckis’ The Witches (October 9), Adam Wingard’s Godzilla vs. Kong (November 20), and Denis Villeneuve’s Dune (December 18), all of which are subject to move in the coming weeks/months.

Set during the later years of the Cold War tensions, the sequel sees Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) come into conflict with the Soviet Union and encountering a new enemy, the villain Cheetah (Kristen Wiig). Here is the trailer:

The sequel brings back Primetime Emmy Award-nominee Patty Jenkins is back in the director’s chair with a screenplay she co-wrote with Geoff Johns and Dave Callaham. The supporting cast includes Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, Natasha Rothwell, Ravi Patel, and Gabriella Wilde.

SOURCE: Warner Media Group