DCU News Preview


Preview of news from all DCU projects we are covering on DirectFact.

The Suicide Squad


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Aug. 30, 2021
James Gunn debunked the rumor that a Bloodsport spinoff show is in the works for the DCEU.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 06, 2021
James Gunn revealed that Superman originally had a major role in the early stages of development of 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 04, 2021
Walter Hamada confirmed that James Gunn will return for another DC project after 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 02, 2021
James Gunn teased that his time in the DCEU is far from over, saying that "it's possible" that a sequel to 'The Suicide Squad' will happen.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 27, 2021
James Gunn confirmed that there are discussions for him to return for a potential DC project in the future.   (Cast/Crew)

The Batman


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Oct. 16, 2021
The second trailer for 'The Batman' was reported to have a runtime of 2 minutes and 44 seconds.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 16, 2021
The second trailer for 'The Batman' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Oct. 15, 2021
A new still from 'The Batman' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 15, 2021
Two new posters for 'The Batman' were officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Oct. 14, 2021
An official still from 'The Batman' was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)

The Flash


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Oct. 18, 2021
Barbara Muschietti revealed that both Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton took in "the small joy" that's part of playing Batman and reveled in how much fun both of them had in their returns.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 16, 2021
The first teaser for 'The Flash' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 13, 2021
Andy Muschietti teased a "little surprise" for fans of 'The Flash' during DC FanDome 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 08, 2021
'The Flash' was confirmed to have finished filming.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 07, 2021
Ezra Miller teased that The Flash will "blow people heads off."   (Cast/Crew)

Aquaman 2


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Oct. 16, 2021
The first behind-the-scenes look at 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 24, 2021
Randall Park was reported to reprise his role as Dr. Stephen Shin in ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.’   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Sep. 24, 2021
Jani Zhao was reported to have joined the cast of ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’ as Stingray.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Sep. 24, 2021
Randall Park was reported to reprise his role as Dr. Stephen Shin in ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.’   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Sep. 24, 2021
Indya Moore was reported to have joined the cast of ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’ as Karshon.   (The Hollywood Reporter)

Shazam! Fury of the Gods


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Oct. 16, 2021
A behind-the-scenes featurette for 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 16, 2021
David F. Sandberg confirmed that 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' will include the DCEU introduction.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 07, 2021
Zachary Levi elaborated on why the new cast members, including Lucy Liu, were so great, teasing that the new additions to 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' “made [the film] even groovier."   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 01, 2021
David F. Sandberg confirmed that filming for 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' has wrapped.   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Aug. 31, 2021
A behind-the-scenes look at 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' was confirmed to be released in 2021's DC FanDome.   (Warner Bros.)

Black Adam


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Oct. 16, 2021
The first look at Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam suit was leaked.   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 16, 2021
The first clip from 'Black Adam' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 16, 2021
A teaser for 'Black Adam' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 07, 2021
Footage from the set of 'Black Adam' was officially revealed.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Oct. 06, 2021
Leaked images of Black Adam's costume and Hawkman's gear were revealed.   (Set Photo(s))

Peacemaker (Series)


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Oct. 16, 2021
The first trailer of 'Peacemaker' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 08, 2021
A poster for 'Peacemaker' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 07, 2021
The full look at Freddie Stroma's Vigilante for 'Peacemaker' was revealed.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Oct. 05, 2021
The first clip from 'Peacemaker' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Sep. 22, 2021
A new 'Peacemaker' trailer debuted at the TCA press tour.   (Warner Bros.)

'Gotham City' Series


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Apr. 18, 2021
Joe Barton said that HBO Max’s ‘Gotham PD’ series will be very “different” from Fox’s TV series revolving around the same DC city.   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 16, 2021
Ed Brubaker, who wrote the Gotham Central comic-book series, claims The Batman spin-off series for HBO Max will be "the James Gordon show."   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 29, 2021
Joe Morton said that "there are no good cops" in the upcoming Gotham PD series from HBO Max.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Feb. 19, 2021
The Gotham PD series was rumored to be looking for a black female lead and a white male lead, with the former playing a district attorney for Gotha while the latter is a detective working under Commissioner Gordon.   (The Illuminerdi)
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Jan. 11, 2021
Joe Barton was reported to have joined the crew of HBO Max's currently untitled 'Gotham City' series as showrunner and executive producer.   (Variety)

Green Lantern Corps Series


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Jun. 30, 2021
Tobias Menzies is rumored to be in talks to play the role of Sinestro in HBO Max's 'Green Lantern' series.   (The Illuminerdi)
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May. 25, 2021
‘Green Lantern’ was rumored to begin filming its pilot episode in Los Angeles in September 2021.   (The Direct)
Rumor
May. 25, 2021
Lee Toland Krieger was rumored to have joined the crew of HBO Max's 'Green Lantern' series as a director of several episodes including the pilot.   (The Direct)
Rumor (Updated)
May. 20, 2021
Jeremy Irvine was reported to be in final negotiations to play Alan Scott in the 'Green Lantern' series.   (The Hollywood Reporter)

May. 20, 2021
Jeremy Irvine was rumored to be in final negotiations to play Alan Scott in the 'Green Lantern' series.   (The Illuminerdi)
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Apr. 30, 2021
Finn Wittrock was reported to have joined the cast of HBO Max's 'Green Lantern' as Guy Gardner.   (Deadline)

Wonder Woman 1984


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Mar. 16, 2021
The blooper reel of 'Wonder Woman 1984' was officially released.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 27, 2021
'Wonder Woman 1984' was reported to lose Warner Bros. more than $100 million at the box office.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Dec. 16, 2020
Patty Jenkins said that the longer cut of 'Wonder Woman 1984' was confirmed to include "at least 15 minutes" worth of footage.   (Collider)
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Dec. 15, 2020
The opening scene of 'Wonder Woman 1984' was officially released.   (Warner Bros.)
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Dec. 15, 2020
Two new clips for 'Wonder Woman 1984' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)

DCU


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Oct. 18, 2021
Jacob Scipio was reported to have joined the cast of 'Batgirl' in an unknown role.   (Deadline)
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Oct. 16, 2021
First concept art for 'Blue Beetle' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Oct. 16, 2021
An animated film starring Hardware, Rocket, Icon, and Static Shock was officially announced.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 16, 2021
A teaser for 'DC League of Super Pets' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 16, 2021
First concept art for 'Batgirl' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)

Zack Snyder's Justice League


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Sep. 08, 2021
A trailer for the physical release of 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Jun. 24, 2021
Zack Snyder confirmed that his 'Justice League' will be released in Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD on September 7, 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 24, 2021
A promo for 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 15, 2021
Concept art showcasing the meeting between Bruce Wayne and Green Lantern was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 17, 2021
Zack Snyder said that his sequel of 'Justice League' will involve "pretty much the entire hoard of New Gods landing on Earth," thus leading to "a pretty formidable war."   (Cast/Crew)