It’s the second delay for wonder woman, which was originally slated to premiere June 5th, then August 14th, and will now arrive on October 2nd.
The Wonder Woman 1984 delay was announced nonchalantly in a Tweet. The delay was made in response to the Tweet.
Nolan’s tenet was one of Warner Bros.’s biggest movies of the year. It opened a week before the company’s massive live-action remake of mulan. viacomcbs CEO Bob bakish said he was hopeful by the time SpongeBob SquarePants was set to open in early August, movie theaters would be back in full swing.
Some studios have pushed their blockbuster films into the summer. F9, the ninth installment in the fast and furious franchise, will now open in April 2021.
Theaters have started to reopen in states and countries that have lifted heavy public gathering restrictions. But it’s consumer behavior that studios ca n’t plan for in advance. Companies like Disney, Warner Bros. Paramount, and universal are trying to predict.
Films like tenet, mulan, and F9 could gross close to $ 1 billion at the box office. Not releasing the films will likely lead to further financial hits. 2020 continues without any form of profit from unreleased films.
Some films, like Scoob, Artemis fowl, and trolls world tour have bypassed theatrical releases. Tenet was supposed to be the experiment that everyone else would learn from. Now, its delay just leads to more uncertainty.