"Wonder Woman 1984" will begin streaming on HBO Max for a month starting December 25, the same day it hits theatres where they are open. … ", Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Newcastle man charged with child sex abuse, bestiality, Meet the man making miniature model Queenslanders and helping keep the dying art alive, 'After the loss of my baby, I learnt there’s a right and a wrong way to talk about stillbirth. As the biggest movie to stream day-and-date this year with its theatrical release, it's an unprecedented move, especially for Warner Bros., the studio that released "Tenet" to theatres in September. Disney released "Mulan" to its own streaming service, Disney Plus, in the US for an additional fee to subscribers (it's notable that "Wonder Woman 1984" will stream for no extra cost on Max, which at $US14.99 is already the most expensive major streaming service). In an interview with Reuters, the director of Wonder Woman 1984, Patty Jenkins, warned that the current situation will spell doom for the entire industry: Patty Jenkins is part of a growing number of filmmakers who have banded together to appeal to the US government to provide aid to theater chains in terms of financing and tax rebates to help the industry get through this difficult time. Trade analysts have already sounded the death knell for the cinema industry as more and more theater chains buckle under the pressure of staying open. . For now, Jenkins expressed her hope that the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984 will be able to buck the trend, and open in cinemas by the end of the year: Directed and co-written by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman 1984 features a cast consisting of Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, and Natasha Rothwell. news Lynda Carter Responds To Wonder Woman 1984’s HBO Max Release Corey Chichizola 1d Wonder Woman 1984 is releasing both in theaters and HBO Max, and now the … Find out where Wonder Woman is streaming, if Wonder Woman is on Netflix, and get news and updates, on Decider. Dergarabedian feels it's too early to say whether "No Time to Die," which is set to hit theatres in April, would pivot to streaming. Looking to watch Wonder Woman? There are those who are predicting audiences will not be willing to return to /tag/movie-theaters/movie theaters until a vaccine has been developed and propagated widely for the current global emergency, and that could take anywhere from a few months to several years. Movies that are better than their books (StarsInsider), "'Wonder Woman 1984' pivoting to SVOD is proof that we're witnessing the unequivocal rise to power of streaming in the face of this pandemic," Bock said. "However, if this ever-evolving situation has taught us anything, it's that there is no 'conventional wisdom' or standard set of protocols that anyone can count on in this marketplace. The domino effect does not end there. 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Paul Dergarabedian, the Comscore senior media analyst, said that it wouldn't be surprising to see "studios switch gears and modify their release plans for some of their biggest titles" if "Wonder Woman 1984" is successful. That means even if cinemas somehow manage to stay open, they will be lacking in the kind of blockbuster fare that drives massive crowds to theaters and fuels the entire industry. ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Won't Go to Streaming, Director Warns Theaters Could Close Forever. Sure, you can make small dramas and single-location comedies with a handful of cast and crew in the new era of socially-distanced filmmaking, but that kind of cinema will never have the kind of wide appeal of say, the MCU or the Harry Potter franchise. Directed by Patty Jenkins. Almost every major blockbuster has been delayed by a year or more, and audiences are afraid to come to theaters for fear of infection. But there's no denying that the pandemic has changed Hollywood in a way that will have long-lasting ramifications, even after theatres are fully operating again and coronavirus-related restrictions have disappeared. It's true that studios rely on the profits generated by blockbuster titles like "Wonder Woman 1984" at the worldwide box office. 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How has your marketing and messaging changed in the lead up to Christmas 2020? The move could push other studios to embrace streaming for tentpole movies, including Marvel's "Black Widow," as coronavirus cases surge throughout the US. The film arrives in theaters December 25. Gallery: Controversy! It doesn't get any more seismic than dropping a superhero blockbuster. If there are no more movies doing blockbuster numbers at the box-office, studios will not have the money needed to finance new blockbuster movies. Wonder Woman 1984 will not go straight to premium streaming, and if it keeps up, the director warns that theater closures could be irreversible. Business Insider reported in September that Warner Bros. was also in discussions with exhibitors to strike its own deal. Some analysts argue that this is the result of abnormal times, but the pandemic will still have ramifications for Hollywood for years to come. AMC Theatres and Cinemark, two of the only major theatre chains still open, have struck deals with Universal Pictures to shorten the theatrical window, which would allow Universal movies to hit digital-rental platforms much earlier than they ever have before. "Wonder Woman 1984" will begin streaming on HBO Max for a month starting December 25, the same day it hits theatres where they are open. By Cole Delbyck. ', Kiwi MPs share their love for thrift shopping, Black Friday gaming headset deals 2020: upgrade and hear better, Insane last-second try seals Super League title, Covid sees share of women on India's stock market rise, Scammers fool Britons with investment firm clones, says trade body, New Zealand once led the world on social housing – it should again, Flexibility key to Aust Antarctic upgrades, Amazon Black Friday 2020: Best Deals on Toys for All Ages. With Pedro Pascal, Gal Gadot, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright. Then there is the fact that most studios are hesitating to put big-budget movies back into production for fear of infection. The much-delayed superhero sequel can be seen in theaters or streamed on HBO Max starting Christmas Day. Disney did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Things are looking very bleak for cinema halls at the moment. The streaming release of "Wonder Woman 1984" means other tentpole movies could make similar moves, like "Black Widow," which is currently scheduled for theatrical release in May, a full year after its original date. Variety and Bloomberg reported last month that MGM, the studio behind the James Bond film "No Time to Die," had "engaged in some exploratory talks" with Netflix and Apple, but a formal offer was never made. "Studios still need the theatrical avenue for the kind of lifespan profits they have been accustomed to, especially with regard to blockbuster tentpoles," said Shawn Robbins, the Box Office Pro chief analyst. A source familiar with Disney's thinking said that "everything is in consideration" for Disney Plus. Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins warns cinema Shutdown could be an irreversible event. That means audiences will have to make do with small-to-mid budget movies for a long time. This news was first reported at Reuters. Holiday sites fail to impress after summer of discontent, says Which? "Nothing has changed on that front even with this latest news.". Liste liens Wonder Woman 1984 en streaming: SERVEUR 1: VideoOnline. Wonder Woman 1984 will not go straight to premium streaming, and if it keeps up, the director warns that theater closures could be irreversible. 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Jeff Bock, the Exhibitor Relations senior media analyst, was more bullish on what this means for streaming. Add: Depuis 1 jours. "I still feel like Bond may be a bridge too far given the intense desire by the Broccolis [the producers behind the Bond franchise] to keep that brand as a purely theatrical play," he said. "Wonder Woman 1984" will stream on WarnerMedia's HBO Max for a month starting December 25, the same day it hits theatres where they're open. Princess Diana of Themyscira rarely accepts defeat, but after months of delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic, “Wonder Woman 1984” will simultaneously debut on HBO Max and in … "Tenet," which cost $US200 million to make, has disappointed at the US box office with $US56 million in two months (it's earned more than $US350 million globally). A source with knowledge of Disney's thinking, who asked to remain anonymous because they weren't authorised to speak publicly about it, said that "everything is in consideration" for Disney Plus, including "Black Widow," but no plans have been finalised.