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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ To Fly Onto The Big Screen and Premium Video On Demand Simultaneously in Canada

[via press release]

Canadian audiences receive a wonderful surprise just in time for the holidays as Wonder Woman 1984 flies onto the big screen and premium video on demand simultaneously. Premiering in theatres and at home on Premium Video On Demand Christmas Day.

TORONTO, ON – December 11, 2020 – Warner Bros. Pictures announced today its hybrid release strategy in Canada for the major superhero tentpole film Wonder Woman 1984. In recognition of varying market restrictions and to service the massive fan interest in the film, Canadians will have multiple ways to experience the hugely anticipated DC Superhero action adventure. Fans and families will be able to enjoy the film on the big screen where available in theatres, or in the comfort of their own home through Premium Video on Demand (PVOD).

Wonder Woman 1984 will be available for rental via PVOD for $29.99 beginning on Friday, December 25 (price listed CAD). The title will be available on participating digital platforms.

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Gal Gadot as Diana Prince a.k.a. Wonder Woman in Wonder Woman 1984 (Courtesy of Warner Bros.)

About Wonder Woman 1984

From director Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot in the title role, Wonder Woman 1984 fast forwards to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her riding lightning across the sky, donning wings of gold, and chasing a dream while in pursuit of two new formidable foes: Max Lord and the Cheetah.

In Wonder Woman 1984, the fate of the world is once more on the line, and only Wonder Woman can save it.  This new chapter in the Wonder Woman story finds Diana Prince living quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s—an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all.  Though she’s come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile, curating ancient artifacts and only performing her superheroic acts incognito.  But now, Diana will have to step directly into the spotlight and muster all her wisdom, strength and courage in order to save mankind from a world of its own making.

Kristen Wiig as Barbara Minerva a.k.a. Cheetah and Pedro Pascal as Maxwell Lord in Wonder Woman 1984 (Courtesy of Warner Bros.)

The film also stars Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Kristen Wiig as the Cheetah, Pedro Pascal as Max Lord, Robin Wright as Antiope and Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta.

Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot and Stephen Jones produced the film.  Rebecca Steel Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Marianne Jenkins, Geoff Johns, Walter Hamada, Chantal Nong Vo and Wesley Coller served as the executive producers.

Jenkins directed from a screenplay she wrote with Geoff Johns & Dave Callaham, story by Jenkins & Johns, based on characters from DC.  Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston.  Joining the director behind the scenes are several members of her “Wonder Woman” team, including director of photography Matthew Jensen, Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (Amélie), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (Topsy-Turvy).  Oscar-nominated editor Richard Pearson (United 93) cut the film.  The music is by Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer (Dunkirk, The Lion King).

Warner Bros. Pictures Presents an Atlas Entertainment/Stone Quarry Production, a Patty Jenkins Film, Wonder Woman 1984.  The film is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

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