Gadot shared the information on her social media handles and also thanked fans for being supportive throughout.
“The new release date for WW84 is 10.2.20. Wow, it’s finally happening, & I couldn’t be more excited! To all the fans that stuck w/ us through this time, thank u so much! We couldn’t have done this w/o you.I’m so excited for you to get to see this #WW84 , it will be worth the wait,” the 35-year-old wrote.
Directed by Patty Jenkins, the film is the second installment of the 2017 DC movie ‘Wonder Woman,’ and will see Gadot in the titular role. The film will see the demi-goddess take on two nemeses – Pedro Pascal’s Maxwell Lord and Kristen Wigg’s Cheetah.
Chirs Pine, whose character Steve Trevor dies in the events of ‘Wonder Woman’, makes his return, hinting at a mind-game at play which even traps Wonder Woman herself.
The shift from August to October marks the third release date change for the tentpole. The sequel had originally been set to hit theaters in November 2019, but the studio moved it to early June of this year to take advantage of the summer movie season.
However, the coronavirus crises disrupted those plans after cinemas closed around the globe in the latter half of March.
This exciting news comes the same day as Warner Bros. announced its decision to shift Christopher Nolan‘s ‘Tenet’ back two weeks to July 31.
A slew of Hollywood movies, lately, have seen release date changes, including the announcement of Tom Hanks ‘Bios’. The ‘Forrest Gump’ actor’s sci-fi adventure movie has relocated its date of release from October 2, to April 16, 2021.