In an interview with the Sun a year ago, writer-director Patty Jenkins revealed her hopes for the sequel.
The Washington, D.C., location of Wonder Woman 1984 may also play into the "changing landscape" that Gadot speaks of - 2020 after all, is the date of the next USA presidential election.
"Super excited to announce that, thanks to the changing landscape, we are able to put Wonder Woman back to its rightful home", Gadot tweeted.
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"Wonder Woman 1984" is the eighth installment in the DC Universe, and the fourth movie featuring Gadot's Wonder Woman. "This move lands the film exactly where it belongs".
In a statement, Warners president of domestic distribution Jeff Goldstein said June was a more ideal time for the picture. The film starring Gal Gadot as the Amazonian superhero had been slated for a November 2019 release.
Considering it seems like DC Films and Warner Bros. have no clue what they're doing (read our thoughts on that here), it isn't the best look to have single movies scattered around their schedule, with only one 2018 film in Aquaman, and Shazam! coming in not even four months later. Kristen Wiig will play Barbara Minerva, a.k.a. the Cheetah.
Wonder Woman now steers clear of Disney's Frozen 2, releasing November 27, the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel, out December 13, and Star Wars: Episode IX, out December 20.
What do you think about Wonder Woman 1984′s delay? Wonder Woman 1 is so much about her becoming the person she is.