The fervor for superhuman films isn’t backing off. The DC “Extended Universe” has a huge slate of forthcoming motion pictures, with list growing every day. Some are effectively underway, with creation wrapping up and trailers set to run. Others are speculative, with names connected to them, yet no confirmation that they’ll really happen as intended. Some are simply whispers. Whenever Marvel snaps its fingers and puts 18 more motion pictures on the MCU release calendar, anticipate that DC’s rundown will twofold. The cordial rivalry just helps the fans over the long haul.
This is what we think about all the upcoming DC comic films.
Aquaman wrapped up production in October 2017 and, on account of a gigantic measure of special effects to finish, might be finished before the current year is over. Coordinated by James Wan (Saw, Insidious), the film will take after Jason Momoa’s Aquaman after the occasions of Justice League, as he comes back to the submerged kingdom of Atlantis and is caught in a war between the surface inhabitants and his own people. Featuring with Momoa are Amber Heard as Mera, warrior princess of neighboring undersea kingdom Xebel; Patrick Wilson as Ocean Master, Aquaman’s degenerate stepbrother; and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, a merciless treasure hunter and hired fighter. Nicole Kidman plays Aquaman’s mom, Atlanna. The movie will include epic submerged fights and as per executive James Wan “classic Shakespearean story … of kin rivalry.”
The trailer for Aquaman premiered at 2018’s San Diego Comic Con, flaunting the submerged move and Jason Momoa’s take on the character.
Aquaman will be in theaters Dec. 21, 2018
Shazam hasn’t showed up on the motion picture screen since 1940 regardless of having been around nearly as long as Superman and Batman. No longer known as Captain Marvel (the renaming occurred in 2011), the title hero is played by Chuck star Zachary Levi. Asher Angel will play Billy Batson, the child who transforms into Shazam when he says, well … “Shazam!” Jack Dylan Grazer, who beforehand featured in “It” is set to play Freddy, Billy’s closest companion, and Grace Fulton as Mary Marvel and Mark Strong as the reprobate, Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.
In an Entertainment Tonight meet earlier this year, Levi described Shazam! As “Superman meets Big” and expressed blissfully that he’s eager to “be a superhero that’s excited about being a superhero … it’s not glum, and like, ‘Oh, I have to save the world again.’ So I think it’s all really gravy.”
Recently, Shazam! Chief David F. Sandberg (Annabelle: Creation) affirmed fan hypotheses that the film will be set amid the winter. Drastically not quite the same as the blood and guts movies that he’s already taken a shot at, Sandberg disclosed to Moviefone last August that the film will have a lighter tone, and that he’s anticipating conveying his comic drama experience to an feature film.
The main trailer for Shazam! debuted at San Diego Comic Con 2018 and guarantees a cheerful expansion to the generally dark n gritty DCEU.
Shazam is set to debut on April 5, 2019.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 (2019)
A spin-off of the profoundly successful Wonder Woman motion picture is underway. Named Wonder Woman 1984, the film will be set in the 1980s with an unmistakable Cold War air. Gal Gadot repeats her notable part as Wonder Woman, with Patty Jenkins coordinating and teaming up on the content with Geoff Jones and Dave Callaham. In March 2018, Kristin Wiig was affirmed to join the cast as Cheetah, one of Wonder Woman’s essential villian, a British anthropologist who enters the lost city of Urzkartagan amidst an old custom and turns into the symbol of their cheetah god.
Pedro Pascal has additionally been reported to join the cast in a “major role.” A picture of Chris Pines as Steve Trevor was tweeted by Jenkins, thought it’s not clear how the as far as anyone knows dead character has returned. Also, film was teased at San Diego Comic Con 2018.
Wonder Woman 1984 will release on Nov. 1, 2019.
JOKER ORIGIN MOVIE (2019)
Set to be coordinated by The Hangover’s Todd Phillips and delivered by Phillips and Martin Scorsese, this interpretation of the Joker won’t include Jared Leto (which he supposedly did not take well). Rather, seasoned performer Joaquin Phoenix will take up the mantle of Clown Prince of Crime.
It will be another sort of DC film, one that investigates the potential outcomes of not staying with a similar performer for all iterations of the character. It is set to be released under a yet anonymous banner, where Warner Brothers can investigate parts of the DC group with extraordinary storylines and a range of on-screen characters.
The movie will happen in ’80s Gotham, will investigate the Joker’s sources, and is allegedly an “gritty and grounded hard-boiled crime film,” similar to Scorsese’s gritty movies (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull). There’s no release date set for this film, however Phillips is purportedly chipping away at the content along with Scott Silver (8 Mile) and taping will begin in September in New York City. Marc Maron is likewise set to show up in the motion picture, however it isn’t comprehended what part he will play.
Joker will hit theaters on Oct. 4, 2019.
Not long after Ray Fisher’s got cast as Cyborg in 2014, a solo feature for the hero was reported. Fisher disclosed to ComicBook.com that he trusts the film will be “a slightly more intimate story.” Additionally, Fisher has expressed he needs the cast and team of the film to be diverse
“I think the cast should be diverse in everything we do,” Fisher said to ComicBook at a press event for Justice League. “And I think the crew, equally importantly, should be as diverse. The representation at every level, I think it needs to be adhered to.”
While Fisher has been very vocal about the up and coming motion picture, no further details have been shared so far.
The Cyborg movie is planned for April 3, 2020.
GREEN LANTERN CORPS (2020)
Green Lantern Corps was announced in 2014 and, as of Geoff Johns’ ongoing switch to DC, will be penned by the long-time comic writer. Depicted as DC’s reaction to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the film is set to center around two conspicuous Lanterns: Hal Jordan and John Stuart. Casting is still not yet decided, however a sizeble measure of on-screen characters have straightforwardly campaigned for the parts: most as of late, Sterling K. Darker and Justin Hartley of This is Us expressed that they wouldn’t be against the idea of playing John and Hal. Fans have been anxious to hurl up different names like Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name) or Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim) for the roles too.
The film reportedly centers around John Stewart’s starting point with a more seasoned Hal Jordan going about as his coach, and IMDb gives the accompanying synopsis:
The story centers on the Green Lanterns of Earth — Hal Jordan, Kyle Rayner, John Stewart, and Guy Gardner — and the rest of the Green Lantern Corps as they fight an interstellar war against the Sinestro Corps, an army led by the former Green lantern Sinestro who are armed with yellow power rings and seek a universe ruled through fear.
Green Lantern is set to debut on July 24, 2020.
SUICIDE SQUAD 2 (TBD 2020)
Part 2 of Suicide Squad was announced in March 2016 — before the primary film even released. After a search for directors (Mel Gibson among them), the spin-off will supposedly be coordinated by Gavin O’Connor (The Accountant), who is likewise set to co-compose the content. The makers will be Charles Roven, who helmed the main film, and Michael de Luca (The Social Network, Fifty Shades of Gray). There’s been a couple of different authors coming all through this task, however most recently David Bar Katz and Todd Stashwick joined the group.
Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, and Will Smith are expected to return as Harley Quinn, The Joker, and Deadshot. They’re the main cast members who are confirmed for the movie so far. However Karen Fukuhara and Jai Courtney have communicated enthusiasm for returning as Katana and Captain Boomerang. Filing is supposed to start in October 2018, with an anticipated 2020 release.
Flashpoint has seen its own share of speedy shifts between directors, producers, and screenwriters. At long last, in any case, Warner Bros. bought John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Spiderman: Homecoming) to direct the film, and it’s not clear regardless of whether they’ll be associated with the screenwriting procedure too.
The film focuses on Barry Allen/The Flash, played by Ezra Miller (who appeared as The Flash in 2017’s Justice League), and in light of announcements at the 2017 Comic-Con, will lift from the well known 2011 Flashpoint comic arc. Flashpoint takes after Barry Allen as he travels back in time to save his mom, returning to a world so dramatically different that the Justice League doesn’t exist. As of now, it’s not sure how closely the film will take after the storyline of the first comics.
As of now, the film doesn’t have a set release date.
In March 2017, Joss Wheadon was hired to direct, compose, and create a Barbara Gordon/Batgirl film, however he stepped down in February of 2018, saying that he “didn’t have a story.”
Christina Hodson has assumed control as screenwriter and the studio is currently hunting down a female chief.
There is no set production or release date or any further casting details of interest.
The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay is set to coordinate an up and coming Nightwing film, with Bill Dubuque (The Accountant) composing the content. The film will center around Nightwing otherwise known as Dick Grayson, who is famously known as the first Robin. Grayson took up the Nightwing mantle as the character matured up and moved toward becoming leader of the Teen Titans.
Mckay said that the content was wrapping up back in February 2018. There’s information on casting or production dates, however McKay tweeted a survey requesting fan contribution on the lead part. The vast majority favored a “badass martial artist” to somebody of the right ethnicity.
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK (TBD)
Not to be mistaken for the 2017 animated film of a similar name, Justice League Dark has been in progress in some time: Guillermo del Toro started composing a content for the film in 2013 before leaving the project. Also, Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) marked on as director in 2016 before leaving in 2017. Despite setbacks and delays, Justice League Dark is still is development.
There haven’t been a particular plot or cast confirmations yet, however characters, for example, John Constantine, Zatanna, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Etrigan the Demon, Specter, and Madame Xanadu have showed up on the group throughout the years. What’s more, there are additionally gossipy tidbits that the Shadowpact, a gathering of magic based heroes, will influence an appearance in Justice League Dark, setting them up for potential future appearances.
Regardless of the moderate stream of news we’ve found out about the film, it’s allegedly as yet moving forward. In August 2017 Gerard Johnstone was employed to chip away at the film’s content. There is right now no chief or cast appended to the undertaking or a set release date.
MAN OF STEEL SEQUEL (TBD)
A spin-off of 2013’s Man of Steel was reported in 2014. Not at all like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, this will be a Superman independent movie. The content has been being developed for some time, as Amy Adams said in a 2016 public interview for Arrival. Matthew Vaughn and Christopher McQuarrie have both been considered to direct. There’s been a update about once per year for this sequel since it was declared. Further points of interest stay obscure.
Joe Manganiello first showed up as Deathstroke in the post-credit scene of Justice League, and he recently gave a confirmation regarding Deathstroke’s independent film. Notwithstanding, when squeezed for insights about the film at the debut of Dwayne Johnson’s Rampage, all Manganiello could offer was, “There are things in the works, that’s all I can say.”
Dark ADAM (TBD)
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been connected to the Black Adam name since 2008 and fans have been enthusiastically anticipating Johnson’s interpretation of the character. A Black Adam standalone was declared in January 2017. Dark Adam is one of Shazam’s arch nemesis, however in ongoing comic developments, the character has transformed into a greater amount of an antihero. As per a meeting with Johnson, production is likely set for 2019.
THE BATMAN (TBD)
The solo Batman film was reported in October 2014 and Ben Affleck was initially set to direct and co-compose the content with Geoff Johns, yet he ventured down from coordinating in January 2017 to, allegedly, concentrate more on acting.
Matt Reeves was reported as chief in February 2017 and the venture was formally entitled The Batman. In July 2017, he affirmed that he scratched Affleck’s initially content, which included Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke, and was improving it starting with no outside help. Reeves has not said regardless of whether Manganiello is as yet included with the film.
Affleck has since been a bit wishy-washy about regardless of whether he will be included with the motion picture, however to the extent we know, he’s as yet repeating the part of Batman. There is no set shooting date or release date.
HARLEY QUINN STANDALONE FILM (TBD)
First declared in late November 2017, there’s a Harley Quinn independent film in progress. Margot Robbie indicated at the film amid a meeting with MTV, expressing that she had been taking a shot at it for a long time at the time and that she was included as a producer. In the meeting, Robbie likewise underscores her craving to see Harley in a film with other ladies — in the performing artist’s words, “she needs needs a girl gang.”
In light of late points of interest released, it appears as though Harley will get the young lady group Robbie longed for. The forthcoming film will be founded on the “Birds of Prey” comic, which is centered around Harley Quinn, Black Canary, Barbara Gordon (Batgirl), and Huntress. Starting at now, it’s not affirmed if these characters will show up in the film. Be that as it may, the “girl gang” mindset stretches out past the screen: Cathy Yan (Dead Pigs) is in talks to coordinate the up and coming movie and would be the third female chief of a DC film after Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) and Ava DuVernay (The New Gods film).
Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment, Sue’s Kroll and Co Entertainment, and Bryan Unkeless of Clubhouse Pictures are set to produce it. Christina Hodson (Bumblebee, the forthcoming Batgirl) composed the content in light of “Birds of Prey” that was eventually selected.
As indicated by numerous sources, the content is still right now being dealt with and production is expected to start in Jan. 2019.
OTHER JOKER, STARRING JARED LETO (TBD)
Jared Leto wants an opportunity to redeem his interpretation of the Joker and it would seem that he may get it. As per Variety, this film is set to pave “the way for future movies branching from Suicide Squad.” There’s very little data on when this motion picture happens in connection to Suicide Squad or its continuation or any information about when it will start filming.
The latest DC hero to get film news is Supergirl, who hasn’t had a feature since 1984. A Supergirl content is apparently in progress by Oren Uziel (22 Jump Street, Sonic the Hedgehog). It’s not yet known how Supergirl would fit in with whatever is left of the DCEU — would this motion picture fit in with Cavill’s Superman and whatever is left of the Justice League? Little is known, yet DC is supposedly influencing films to get it on the release to plan.