Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet will no longer make its July 17 release date as Warner Bros pushes the film’s debut back two weeks. After this shift, Wonder Woman 1984, which was already moved from its initial June 2020 release to August due to coronavirus, has been pushed back yet again to a fall release date.
Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced the Tenet date change to July 31.
“We’re especially thrilled, in this complex and rapidly changing environment, to be bringing Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, a global tentpole of jaw-dropping size, scope and scale, to theaters around the world on July 31. It’s been longer than any of us could’ve imagined since we’ve seen a movie on the big screen, and to acknowledge Chris’ fans as we count down to Tenet‘s opening day, we are also excited to offer his masterpiece Inception in theaters for its 10th anniversary on July 17.”
The National Alliance of Theater Owners (NATO) also issued a statement: “We are excited that our partners at Warner Bros. will offer a new generation of film fans the opportunity to enjoy Inception the way it was originally intended to be seen – on the big screen. Over these last months we have been keeping Warner Bros. closely informed of our work towards reopening our theatres in accordance with governmental health and safety requirements, and we are looking forward to audiences enjoying Tenet in our theatres all around the world on July 31st.”
As the news dropped, the next change was Wonder Woman 1984 is trading the August 14 release date to October 2, 2020.
Nolan’s Tenet remains mysterious with an all-star cast: John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman; Ballers), who is joined by Robert Pattinson (The Batman; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Elizabeth Debicki (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Dimple Kapadia (Dil Chahta Hai; Dil Aashna Hai), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Avengers: Age of Ultron; Kick-Ass), Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; In Bruges), Himesh Patel (Yesterday; Avenue 5), Michael Caine (The Dark Knight; The Prestige), and Kenneth Branagh (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; Murder on the Orient Express).
WONDER WOMAN 1984
Directed by Patty Jenkins, who co-writes the film with Geoff Johns, and David Callaham, Wonder Woman 1984 is the highly anticipated sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman, which became a record-breaking box office hit and critical success.
Wonder Woman 1984 stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine return with Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal cast as the film’s villains: Cheetah and Max Lord.
The cast also includes Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, Natasha Rothwell, Ravi Patel and Gabriella Wilde.
Here is the synopsis for Wonder Woman 1984
Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah. As previously announced, the film also stars Kristen Wiig in the role of the Super-Villain The Cheetah, as well as Pedro Pascal. Chris Pine also returns as Steve Trevor.