New DC film and show releases: what will be released in 2022 and beyond

The world of DC comic books is brought to life in Warner Bros.’s large number of movies, TV series and animated shows based on the legendary superhero background, and it is increasing every day. From Batman to Wonder Woman, from Suicide Squad to Aquaman, from Shazam to Flash, you never know what the next premiere will bring you.

Some of these works are in active preparations, production is about to end, and trailers are about to be released. Others are on the book but not on the calendar, HoweverNevertheless, the next time Marvel snaps its fingers and puts 18 more movies on the MCU release calendar, it is expected that DC’s list will double. Beginning in 2022, Warner Bros. plans to release four DC-based movies in theaters every year and regularly release new TV series. To quote Walter Hamada, President of DC Films: “For every movie we are watching now, we are thinking,’What are Max’s potential derivatives?'”

With this in mind, here is our latest understanding of each new DC comic film and show.

[Ed. note: This story only contains updates on Warner Bros.’ DC projects, not the latest in CW/Arrowverse release dates, which is a whole other disconnected can of worms.]


Peacemaker: January 16, 2022

John Cena will star in an exclusive HBO Max TV series adapted by James Gunn Suicide squad. Senna will replay the role of peacemaker, a kind of “stupid Captain America”, he is warderIs a comedian.

Batman: March 4, 2022

The first independent Batman movie in the new DC era was announced in October 2014. Ben Affleck originally planned to direct and co-write the script with Jeff Johns, but according to reports, he resigned as a director in January 2017 to focus more on acting.

Matt Reeves was announced as a director in February 2017 and the project was officially awarded BatmanIn July 2017, he confirmed that he had deleted Affleck’s original script, which involved Joe Manganero as the death knell, and was remaking it from scratch. Reeves did not say whether Manganillo is still involved in the film.

Ben Affleck officially retired from the role of Batman, and Robert Pattinson starred in May 2019. The focus of this new film is the young Batman defending Gotham from the riddler’s conspiracy, and Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz) will also follow. The production of this film was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is now scheduled to be released in 2022.You can watch the latest Batman The trailer is here.

DC Super Pet League: May 20, 2022

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CG animation version DC Super Pet League The series will be released in the summer of 2022. Expected to appear in Super Dog Krypto, Bat Hound Ace, Super Cat Stripes, and more animated feature films by directors Jared Stern (Green Egg and Ham) and Sam Levine (Invincible Destruction King) Children should be given something to chew until they grow up to eat something more avant-garde.

Black Adam: July 29, 2022

Black Adam opens with Dawn Johnson floating and powering up

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Since 2008, Dashi Johnson has been given the name Black Adam, and fans have been eagerly looking forward to Johnson’s interpretation of this role. The Black Adam independent film was announced in January 2017. Black Adam is one of Shazam’s mortal enemies, but in the recent development of comics, this character is more like an anti-hero.

In 2020, Warner Bros. revealed that Black adam Several members of the Justice Society and the old incarnations of the Justice League will also be introduced, including Atomic Smasher (Noah Centino), Hawkman (Aldis Hodge), Cyclone (Quentes Swindle) and Doctor Destiny (Pierce Brosnan).

Flash: November 4, 2022

Ezra Miller as the 2D Flash and the new supergirl Sasha Kahler standing in the bat cave

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Individual Flash movies have seen their share Quick shift Between directors, producers and screenwriters. But for now, Ezra Miller will star in a movie that uses some plot elements from the DC Comics Flashpoint storyline, jumping between different timelines in the DC universe. It will star in multiple Flash and multiple Batman, and Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton Robots will replay their roles.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom: December 16, 2022

Behind the scenes of Aquaman 2

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With the first success Neptune, The birth of the sequel makes sense. Although the first movie may be a bit clichéd, it is very interesting and a stunning visual spectacle.The sequel is almost a foregone conclusion, and Aquaman 2 Lit by a green light February 2019.

Director James Wan gave up a bunch of sequels teasing NeptuneMiddle credit scenario. Despite falling off the cliff, the black manta ray (aka David Kane) was unexpectedly okay. Dr. Stephen Shen, played by Randall Park (Always be my possibility) Obtained a black manta ray suit. The two reached an agreement-if Kane takes him to Atlantis, Shin will help Kane retaliate against Sea King.Although it’s not clear if Park Geun-hye will return Aquaman 2Wan told Polygon in December 2018 that he hoped the actor would come back.


Shazan! : Wrath of the Gods: June 2, 2023

LTR Jack Dylan Grazer, Meagan Good, Ross Butler, Zachary Levi, Grace Fulton and DJ Cotrona dressed in Shazam family costumes on Shazam's set! The wrath of the gods.

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Shazan! Screenwriter Henry Gaydon will return to write the script for the project. Given the success of the first film, director David F. Sandberg and producer Peter Safran are also expected to return. Zachary Levi and Asher Angel, who played Shazam and Billy Bastion, respectively, are expected to return with most of the actors. Shazan!. Maybe even Sinbad? Well, maybe not, but Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu are villains, the trinity of ancient Greek goddesses.


Sandman

Tom Sturridge plays Dream in Sandman on Netflix

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TV adaptation of Netflix SandmanThe legendary comic series written by Neil Gaiman and created by many pioneering artists is well underway. Tom Sturridge plays the King of Dreams of the same name, as well as other actors, Gwendo Lynn Christie (Gwendoline Christie) plays the real devil.

Blue beetle

DC’s first adaptation of Blue Beetle will bring the character’s third hero, Jaime Reyes, to the screen, marking the first Latino protagonist movie in comic book costume (perhaps the first Latino superhero to be on the big screen) ).Created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers and Cully Hamner in the 2006 miniseries Infinite crisis, Jaime Reyes is a Mexican-American teenager with a very crude superhero origin story: He discovered an alien artifact called a scarab, which will attach to his spine when he sleeps The creepy body armor and various super powers are not easy to use. His film carrier is expected to be directed by Puerto Rican film producer Angel Manuel Soto (King of Charm City).

Batgirl

Batgirl movie concept art

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After Jos Weiden gave up script development Batgirl, The production entered a stalemate until Raptor The writer Christina Hodson (Christina Hodson) knows this. Now the movie has a star-Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon-and the home of HBO Max. DC showed the film and its actors and staff for the first time at DC FanDome.

Wonder Woman 3

Gail Gadot as Diana in

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Wonder Woman has spent a long time in the past. Between her first DC Extended Universe solo film, Wonder Woman Occurred during the Second World War and Wonder Woman 1984 It happened… well, in the 1980s. Wonder Woman Director and co-screenwriter Patty Jenkins said that the third film in the series will Bring the heroine into the moment.

“I have a very clear plan Wonder Woman 3,“Jenkins Tell Vanity Fair In January. “Whether I [direct] Regardless of it or not, I see how her arc should end in my avatar Wonder Woman. I am passionate about it. “

This is sure to happen: after the first weekend of HBO Max, Warner Bros. Pictures immediately gave the green light to the trilogy. In a conversation between DC FanDome and TV Wonder Woman Linda Carter in 2021, Jenkins announced that she is actively involved in film work.