“Wonder Woman 1984” and “In the Heights” are the latest films to change their release plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The “Wonder Woman” sequel had been scheduled for release June 5, 2020. It will now be released on August 14.”In the Heights” was set to bow on June 26 and does not yet have a new release date.”We made ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ for the big screen and I believe in the power of cinema,” director Patty Jenkins wrote on Twitter.
In a subtle nod to apparently unfounded rumors that “Wonder Woman 1984” would make a streaming debut. “In these terrible times, when theater owners are struggling as so many are, we are excited to re-date our film to August 14th 2020 in a theater near you, and pray for better times for all by then.“
Star Gal Gadot added: “In these dark and scary times, I am looking forward to a brighter future ahead. Where we can share the power of cinema together again…I hope everyone is safe. Sending my love to you all.”