Warner Bros. has delayed Tuesday the release date of "Wonder Woman 1984", the highly-anticipated and long-awaited sequel to the 2017's DC film "<a href="https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Wonder_Woman_(2017_film)" target="_blank">Wonder Woman<\/a>",\u00a0 due to the coronavirus <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/who-declares-novel-coronavirus-global-pandemic\/" target="_blank">pandemic<\/a>.\r\n\r\nThe sequel will now be released on August 14 after it was slated to be released on June 5.\r\n\r\n\u201cWonder Woman\u201d star Gal Gadot, and its director, Patty Jenkins shared their own respective statements on the delay on social media along with a new animated poster of the movie, which featured Wonder Woman dressed in anew armor that will be unveiled in the movie.\r\n\r\n"In these dark and scary times, I am looking forward to a brighter future ahead. Where we can share the power of cinema together again. Excited to redate our WW84 film to August 14, 2020. I hope everyone is safe. Sending my love to you all. \u2764\ufe0f" Gadot wrote on Twitter.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/GalGadot\/status\/1242525424384499713?s=20\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nJenkins added: "We made Wonder Woman 1984 for the big screen and I believe in the power of cinema. In these terrible times, when theater owners are struggling as so many are, we are excited to re-date our film to August 14th 2020 in a theater near you, and pray for better times for all by then."\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/PattyJenks\/status\/1242521973831294976?s=20\r\n\r\nThe pandemic had caused the delay of many movies such as "F9", "Black Widow", "Mulan", "No Time to Die", and "A Quiet Place Part II", as well as resulted in closures of movie theaters across the globe.\r\n\r\nWarner Bros. also announced on Tuesday the delay of Jon M. Chu's adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical In the Heights, which was slated to debut in June, the animated movie "Scoob!", which had a May 15 release date, and the horror pic "Malignant", which was set to open Aug. 14.\r\n\r\nNo new release dates have been announced for films.