will now be hitting screens on Aug. 14, as Wonder Woman 1984 becomes the latest movie to be delayed . The movie was originally scheduled for release on June 5, after being pushed back from Dec. 2019 to avoid competing with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The postponement follows the , and the .has been pushed back due to health concerns surrounding the novel . Gal Gadot's Diana Prince
"We made Wonder Woman 1984 for the big screen and I believe in the power of cinema," Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins tweeted Tuesday. "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."
The first Chris Pine as Steve Trevor and Robin Wright as General Antiope. The new faces of Kristen Wiig as supervillain Cheetah and Pedro Pascal as villain Maxwell Lord will also join the Wonder Woman sequel.launched Dec. 8, pointing ahead to the return of
The coronavirus causes an illness called COVID-19, which presents pneumonia-like symptoms. The virus was first reported to the World Health Organization on Dec. 31 after originating in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 has spread globally, to Africa, the Americas, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, the UK and other parts of Asia. It has been linked to a family of viruses known as coronaviruses, which include SARS and MERS.
Here's a list of major events that have been canceled because of coronavirus concerns.