DCU News Preview


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

Wonder Woman 1984


Quote
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)
Video
Dec. 15, 2020
The opening scene of 'Wonder Woman 1984' was officially released.   (Warner Bros.)
Video
Dec. 15, 2020
Two new clips for 'Wonder Woman 1984' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
Quote
Dec. 12, 2020
Patty Jenkins confirmed that 'Wonder Woman 1984' will use the "Beautiful Lie" track from the opening scene of 2016's 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.'   (Cinemablend)
Picture
Dec. 08, 2020
Four new character posters for 'Wonder Woman 1984' were officially released.   (IGN)

The Suicide Squad


Report
Dec. 08, 2020
James Gunn was reported to be "not pleased" with the HBO Max release of 'The Suicide Squad.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Quote
Dec. 07, 2020
James Gunn said that 'The Suicide Squad' is "completely done in terms of the cut of the film" and all that's left are the "visual effects, the music, and the sound."   (Cast/Crew)
Picture
Dec. 07, 2020
A plethora of set photos, promotional images, and concept art for 'The Suicide Squad' was officially released.   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Dec. 03, 2020
'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to release concurrently on HBO Max and in theaters on August 6, 2021.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Official
Nov. 26, 2020
A panel for 'The Suicide Squad' was confirmed to be featured in CCXP.   (Warner Bros.)

The Batman


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Dec. 03, 2020
A new promotional image for 'The Batman' featuring the Batmobile was officially released.   (Promotional Image)
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Nov. 30, 2020
Two Penguin gang actors were confirmed to wrap filming for 'The Batman.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 24, 2020
Part of 'The Batman' was rumored to be set during the winter.   (Set Photo(s))
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Nov. 24, 2020
New behind-the-scenes photos from 'The Batman' showed Gotham and Batcave exterior sets.   (Set Photo(s))
Report
Oct. 31, 2020
'The Batman,' along with other movie & TV productions, was reported to have received permission to continue filming in the U.K. despite COVID-19 lockdowns.   (Variety)

The Flash


Quote
Jan. 08, 2021
Ray Fisher revealed that he hasn't actually stepped down from the role of Cyborg in 'The Flash.'   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Dec. 30, 2020
'The Flash' was rumored to begin production in April at Warner Bros’ Leavesden Studios in the United Kingdom.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
Quote
Nov. 05, 2020
Brandon Routh teased that it's "always a possibility" for his version of Superman to appear in Ezra Miller's 'The Flash.'   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Oct. 06, 2020
'The Flash's' release date was officially delayed to November 4, 2022.   (Warner Bros.)
Report
Oct. 02, 2020
Billy Crudup was reported to be in talks to join the cast of 'The Flash' as Henry Allen.   (The Hollywood Reporter)

Aquaman 2


Quote
Nov. 12, 2020
Amber Herd confirmed that she was set to reprise her role as Mera in 'Aquaman 2' despite her ongoing legal battle with Johnny Depp.   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Sep. 01, 2020
Amber Heard was reported to reprise her role as Mera in 'Aquaman 2.'   (Deadline)
Quote
Aug. 22, 2020
Patrick Wilson confirmed he will reprise his role as Ocean Master in 'Aquaman 2.'   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Aug. 22, 2020
James Wan said 'Aquaman 2' will feature new worlds.   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Aug. 14, 2020
James Wan said 'Aquaman 2' would have horror elements.   (Cast/Crew)

Shazam! Fury of the Gods


Rumor
Oct. 22, 2020
'Shazam: Fury of the Gods' was rumored to include three villainous sisters.   (The Illuminerdi)
Official
Oct. 06, 2020
'Shazam: Fury of the Gods' was officially delayed to June 2, 2023.   (Warner Bros.)
Quote
Sep. 12, 2020
David F. Sandberg said that 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' will include an "unexpected villain."   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Sep. 12, 2020
David F. Sandberg revealed that 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' will feature a "family with superpowers."   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Aug. 27, 2020
The first poster for 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' was revealed by Zachary Levi.   (Cast/Crew)

Black Adam


Report (Updated)
Dec. 14, 2020
Dwayne Johnson confirmed the casting of Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone by congratulating her on Twitter.   (Cast/Crew)

Dec. 14, 2020
Quintessa Swindell was reported to have joined the cast of 'Black Adam' as Cyclone.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Quote
Dec. 13, 2020
Dwayne Johnson said that production for 'Black Adam' will start in the Spring of 2021.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Oct. 23, 2020
'Black Adam' was rumored to be casting a Sam Rockwell-type actor in his 30's to play Doctor Fate.   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Oct. 23, 2020
Doctor Fate was rumored to possess powerful telekinetic and telepathic abilities, with the power to slow time and even reality in 'Black Adam.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Rumor
Oct. 21, 2020
Isabela Moner and Leslie Grace were rumored to be eyed for the role of Cyclone in 'Black Adam.'   (The Illuminerdi)

Peacemaker (Series)


Rumor
Jan. 05, 2021
Two supporting characters were rumored to be getting cast in 'Peacemaker.'   (The Illuminerdi)
Report
Dec. 28, 2020
James Gunn debunked the rumor that the 'Peacemaker' series will air on The CW.   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Dec. 17, 2020
Lochlyn Munro was reported to have joined the cast of 'Peacemaker' as detective Larry Fitzgibbon in a recurring guest role.   (Deadline)
Report
Dec. 17, 2020
Chukwudi Iwuji was reported to have joined the cast of 'Peacemaker' as Clemson Murn in a series regular role.   (Deadline)
Report
Dec. 17, 2020
Annie Chang was reported to have joined the cast of 'Peacemaker' as Detective Sophie Song in a recurring guest role.   (Deadline)

'Gotham City' Series


Report
Nov. 17, 2020
Terence Winter was reported to have departed the crew of the Gotham-focused HBO Max series as showrunner.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Report
Jul. 10, 2020
'Gotham PD' HBO Max show was reportedly set to tie directly into 'The Batman'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Official
Jul. 10, 2020
The 'Gotham City' series was confirmed to examine the anatomy of corruption in Gotham.   (Warner Bros.)
Official
Jul. 10, 2020
The 'Gotham City' series was confirmed to "provide an unprecedented opportunity to extend the world established in the movie and further explore the myriad of compelling and complex characters of Gotham."   (Warner Bros.)
Official
Jul. 10, 2020
A Matt Reeves-developed HBO Max series focused on Gotham City was confirmed to be in the works.   (Warner Bros.)

Green Lantern Corps Series


Rumor
Nov. 16, 2020
Guy Gardner and Bree Jarta were rumored to partner up in 1984 against the Dominators in the 'Green Lantern' series for HBO Max.   (The Direct)
Rumor
Nov. 16, 2020
The character Bree Jarta was rumored to possess the power of super hearing and experience racism on Earth in the 'Green Lantern' series for HBO Max.   (The Direct)
Rumor
Nov. 16, 2020
The Dominators, or the Dominion, were rumored to be the main villains of the 'Green Lantern' series for HBO Max.   (The Direct)
Rumor
Nov. 16, 2020
'Green Lantern' was rumored to be developed for a TV-MA rating, likely due to the use of profanity and violence throughout the show.   (The Direct)
Rumor
Nov. 01, 2020
'Green Lantern' was rumored to feature multiple time periods, including the 1940's and the 1980's.   (The Direct)

DCU


Report
Dec. 28, 2020
The multiverse plan of DC Films was reported to create a "sharp increase" in production for movies and TV series to make audiences more comfortable seeing multiple iterations of the same character exist at the same time.   (The New York Times)
Quote
Dec. 28, 2020
DC Films president Walter Hamada said that the studio has a goal of two more films annually focused on "riskier characters" that will release exclusively on HBO Max.   (The New York Times)
Quote
Dec. 28, 2020
Walter Hamada said that Warner Bros. is approaching its new slate of films with the possibility of every new release being considered for a spinoff on HBO Max.   (The New York Times)
Report
Dec. 27, 2020
Patty Jenkins was reported to have joined the crew of 'Wonder Woman 3' as writer and director.   (Variety)
Report
Dec. 27, 2020
'Wonder Woman 3' was reported to be in development at Warner Bros.   (Variety)

Zack Snyder's Justice League


Quote
Jan. 07, 2021
Zack Snyder said that the black suit of Superman served as a “great time delineator” for his 'Justice League.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 06, 2021
Two new images of Darkseid and Steppenwolf were leaked.   (Promotional Image)
Picture
Jan. 06, 2021
A new behind-the-scenes image of Jason Momoa's Arthur Curry was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Jan. 04, 2021
Zack Snyder said that he has "no plans" to continue working in the DC Universe after the release of his 'Justice League.'   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Jan. 04, 2021
Zack Snyder confirmed that two versions of 'Justice League' was filmed during its 2016 production.   (Cast/Crew)