Warner Bros. (WB) finally unveiled 10 of its DC Comics titled movies. Read on for further details.
Two months ago, we have reported WB’s announcement of nine other untitled release dates for its upcoming movies, alongside "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," slating them all throughout 2020. We’ve learned of the planned "Justice League," pic as well as the "Shazam" pic, which stars Dwayne Johnson for the role of the anti-hero Black Adam. But this week, WB had just revealed the titles of its 10 planned DC movies.
Below are the announced untitled pic schedules WB made two months ago:
“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” – March 25, 2016
Untitled DC Film – Aug. 5, 2016
Untitled DC Film – June 23, 2017
Untitled DC Film – Nov. 17, 2017
Untitled DC Film – March 23, 2018
Untitled DC Film – July 27, 2018
Untitled DC Film – April 5, 2019
Untitled DC Film – June 14, 2019
Untitled DC Film – April 3, 2020
Untitled DC Film – June 19, 2020
Now here’s a rundown of the revealed upcoming DC pics based on the report from Entertainment Weekly:
Of course, we all know about WB’s upcoming “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” a sequel to “Man of Steel,” which will see the return of Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman as well as Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane. “Batman v. Superman” will also introduce other DC superheroes such as Ben Affleck who will play Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Jason Momoa as Aquaman. Jesse Eisenberg will be playing central villain, Lex Luthor. “Dawn of Justice” is written by Chris Terrio and directed by Zack Snyder set for March 25, 2016.
The year 2016 will also see the release of “Suicide Squad,” based on the name of a supervillain/A.R.G.U.S. taskforce in the comics. The team was also featured in The CW’s "Arrow," but unfortunately, DC plans for a separate universe for its movies and TV series. "Suicide Squad" will be directed by David Ayer
The year 2017 will feature Wonder Woman’s own pic, with Gal Gadot, who plays Wonder Woman in “Batman v. Superman,” reprising her role.
Along with Wonder Woman’s 2017 release is "Justice League Part One," where the “Batman v. Superman” cast will also be reprising their heroic roles. Zack Snyder is also set to direct.
The year 2018 will feature “The Flash,” starring Ezra Miller as the fastest man alive. Miller is rumored to have a cameo in “Batman v. Superman.”
“Aquaman” is also set for a 2018 release, with Jason Momoa taking up the role of the King of Seven Seas.
The earlier mentioned “Shazam” will hit theaters by 2019, with Dwayne Johnson as the anti-hero Black Adam, while there are no reports yet who will play the titular character.
The "Justice League" sequel, “Justice League Part Two,” will roll out by 2019, with Zack Snyder also directing.
By 2020, DC will introduce “Cyborg” with Ray Fisher playing the titular role.
Moreover, a new “Green Lantern” movie is set for 2020. It isn’t confirmed whether this is a sequel that starred Ryan Reynolds or an all-new film. We’ll just have to wait for WB’s announcements.
No official release dates have been announced yet, but by judging with WB's previous announcement, we can deduce that:
Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice – 03/25/16
Suicide Squad – 08/05/16
Wonder Woman – 06/23/17
Justice League Part One – 11/17/17
The Flash – 03/23/18
Aquaman – 07/27/18
Shazam – 04/05/19
Justice League Part Two – 06/14/19
Cyborg – 04/03/20
Green Lantern – 06/19/20
Moreover, WB will be producing two standalone pics: a "Superman" pic starring Henry Cavill and a "Batman" pic starring Ben Affleck. Other DC projects that are in development fare Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s "The Sandman" and Guillermo Del Toro’s "Justice League Dark."
That’s it for the latest scoop on DC’s movie release dates. For more updates about upcoming films, follow Movie News Guide (MNG).
Photo source: Wikimedia Commons/LogoSubcheck