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Here's How You Can Stream Wonder Woman 1984

After a few rounds of bad news and delays, fans eagerly awaiting the release of Wonder Woman 1984, can soon relax and watch the film from home if they choose. Warner Bros. recently announced that the DCEU sequel will not only premiere in theaters, but on a particular streaming platform as well.

The follow-up film to the 2017 superhero blockbuster has been exciting fans with gorgeous visual teases and a flashy and substance-filled new trailer. The delays have mounted for the Patty Jenkins-directed film, as the original release was set for November 2019. Then it was pushed to June 2020 and, recently, it was announced that the movie will open in theaters and on WarnerMedia's streaming service, HBO Max, on Dec. 25.

The delays have been understandable, but now Warner Bros. will be following the same release pattern for some of its highly anticipated movies — including The Matrix 4, The Suicide Squad, Godzilla vs. Kong, Dune, and Space Jam: A New Legacy — and making Wonder Woman 1984 available for streaming the same day it's released theatrically. 

How did Gal Gadot react to the Wonder Woman 1984 streaming news?

The film's star, Gal Gadot, recently said that, although she is not thrilled the film will be streaming, she understands that there are not many other choices. 

"Look, if you would have told me a year ago that that's gonna be the case, I would flip out and be super angry," she told Digital Spy. "But the truth of the matter is we just didn't have other better options. We felt like we were sitting on this movie for such a long time, we shot the movie in 2018, we started promoting the movie in 2019, we pushed the movie four times." 

Gadot said releasing the film on Christmas morning "warmed" her heart. Jenkins echoed Gadot's words, saying she was both skeptical and excited for streaming the movie. 

"The reason being is if the point of going to the movie theatre, the reason that I love the theatrical experience, is communion with the audience and all sharing something together...The idea of being able to take something that puts me in a good mood and give it to other people when they could use something to put them in a good mood is profound to me, so I'm just honored to get the chance," Jenkins said.

Director Christopher Nolan, whose film, Tenetwent ahead with a theatrical release in September after several delays, was highly critical of Warner Bros' streaming move and called HBO Max the "the worst streaming service" (via The Verge). He added that "top filmmakers" and some of the world's "biggest stars"  worked for years on projects that meant a lot to them only to be "used as a loss-leader for the streaming service — for the fledgling streaming service — without any consultation."

Though Nolan might be against the decision, Gadot and Jenkins seem to know that streaming on the platform might be their best bet at reaching the widest audience possible.