After questions on whether or not Surprise Girl 1984 may skip theaters to premiere digitally, a brand new trailer for the movie confirms it’s getting the big-screen remedy.
Director Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, and Pedro Pascal appeared at DC Comics’ FanDome occasion to reply a number of viewers Q&A’s and debut the brand new trailer. The brand new trailer sees Surprise Girl tackle Cheetah, a brand new villain performed by Kristen Wiig. There are additionally some new scenes reuniting Diana Prince with Steve Trevor.
Surprise Girl 1984 was initially purported to hit theaters on June fifth, however was delayed to August 14th as Warner Bros. tried to determine a brand new schedule for its blockbusters with theaters closed. The studio then delayed Surprise Girl 1984 once more from August 14th to October 2nd, which stays the present launch date.
“I really think the movie is so great on the big screen,” Jenkins mentioned in the course of the occasion. “We’re going to stick it out, and we believe in putting it in the cinema.”
Earlier this yr, AT&T CEO John Stankey spoke about whether or not sure titles below the Warner Bros. label (WarnerMedia is a subsidiary of AT&T) would go on to digital retailers. Warner Bros., Common, and Disney have all pulled a few of their movies from theatrical releases to debut them on digital platforms amidst the pandemic. When it got here to a few of Warner Bros. greater titles, Stankey dominated out Christopher Nolan’s Tenet ever getting a digital-first launch. Whereas Surprise Girl 1984 remained “unlikely” to go that route, it wasn’t unattainable.
“Do I think there can be some things that we built for theatrical release that migrates into a [streaming] construct? Sure,” Stankey mentioned. “Is It going to happen on a movie like Tenet or Wonder Woman 1984? I would be very surprised… actually, I can assure you on Tenet that’s not going to be the case.”
Now, nevertheless, it looks as if Surprise Girl 1984 will even solely go to theaters. Nothing is definite, although.