It’s not quite as long as ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ but you’ll be glad you can press pause!
The runtime for Wonder Woman 1984 has been revealed now that tickets are on sale, and fans should be prepared for 2 hours and 31 minutes of Gal Gadot kicking all kinds of butt.
Director Patty Jenkins previously told Collider last December that the first cut of the sequel was 2 hours and 45 minutes, so clearly she has been busy trimming the picture in the editing room.
Studios are notorious for preferring shorter runtimes, and Jenkins seemed to allude to some editing battles in that interview, saying “one of the things I’m tinkering with would make it shorter — which would make everybody excited — but it’s not bad.”
One reason that first cut may have been a little longer than originally anticipated is because Jenkins recognized certain moments during filming as being special, and so she decided to expand upon them.
“It was interesting that so many scenes that we set out to shoot, then something great would happen and then we would expand upon it. Some things that were written to be very small, little moments turned into, “But that’s so awesome!”…