Superhero movie lovers are getting a pretty nice Christmas present this year. After months of shuffling release dates, Warner Bros. officially decides to release the hotly anticipated “Wonder Woman” sequel simultaneously on streaming and in theaters on Christmas Day.
“Wonder Woman 1984” shuffled to several release dates after its summer release date proved unusable by the COVID-19 pandemic. The growing second wave of the of the virus leaves a normal theatrical release nearly impossible for the remainder of 2020 and most likely early 2021.
Warner Bros. announced on Wednesday that “Wonder Woman 1984” will release simultaneously on HBO Max and in theaters to give fans the choice to view the film as they see fit. The move comes after a series of release date changes for the film dating back to before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down theaters in March 2020.
“Wonder Woman 1984” is the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2017 box office hit. Patty Jenkins returns to direct while stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine return as well. The original film made more than $800 million at the worldwide box office.
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