Thursday, May 30, 2024

Warner Bros. Comes to a “Wonder Woman 1984” Compromise: Theaters and HBO Max on Christmas Day


Warner Bros. has come to a Solomonic decision about Patty Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman 1984.” It will open on Christmas Day both in theaters and on HBO Max.

The pandemic has forced them do it, there was no way they could hold it anymore. And with many states having closed theaters, and COVID spreading, this was a wise move. See it at home or see it in the theaters.

Jenkins has posted a couple of notices on Twitter. One is below. The other is “We have plans to hold it in theaters for quite a long time, and hopefully long enough that it will still be there when theaters all over the world ARE open.”

Something to look forward to on December 25th. I will watch it at home. And see it again on the big screen when there’s a vaccine.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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