Things We Saw Today: Wonder Woman 1984 Release Date May Be Pushed Again
Plus Supergirl, Danny DeVito, and more!
As we head into summer and the pandemic rages on, many states and businesses are reopening their doors. Movie theaters across the globe are still figuring out what that reopening would look like, and when it would be safe to do so. Most studios have moved their upcoming major releases to much later in the year (or to VOD), save for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film Tenet.
Tenet, which stars John David Washington and Robert Pattinson, is still set for its July 17th release date, but theaters would have to reach a certain threshold for the film to be released. According to insiders, Warner Bros would require at least 80% of the world’s theaters to be open, including New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. This amounts to 3,500 domestic theaters and over 30,000 screens worldwide.
If theaters cannot meet those numbers, then Tenet will get pushed to August 14th, which is currently reserved for Wonder Woman 1984. This would then bump Wonder Woman 1984 to a December opening.
But how do you practice social distancing in a movie theater? Will theaters be filled to half capacity? And even when they do open, who will be rushing to spent two hours in a crowded box with strangers? There’s still so much to figure out, and so many movies with release dates on hold.
What would bring you back to the movie theaters when they reopen? Gal Gadot in a gold suit of armor is obviously tempting, but also I want to live. Le sigh.
(via Deadline, image: Warner Bros.)
- Check out this interview with Supergirl star Nicole Maines aka Dreamer. (via Collider)
- The Snyder cut, like any good zombie, refuses to die. (via CBR)
- Pack your bags, we’re going to Danny DeVito island. (via Kotaku)
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- Disney World wants visitors to wear masks and American are not having it. (via Jezebel)
- Dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19. Your move, cats. (via The Guardian)
- Here’s some deets on the next Arrowverse crossover. (via EW)
- #IDAHOBIT Day is here: be kind to yourselves and each other, now more than ever.
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