DCU News Preview


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

Black Adam


Quote
Mar. 09, 2022
Dwayne Johnson confirmed that 'Black Adam' has been delayed to October 21, 2022.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 11, 2022
The first official look at Noah Centineo's Atom Smasher was revealed.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
Video
Feb. 11, 2022
A teaser for 'Black Adam' was revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
Quote
Feb. 11, 2022
Dwayne Johnson announced that an official promo for 'Black Adam' and other DC movies will air during this year's Superbowl.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 11, 2022
The first official look at Pierce Brosnan's Dr. Fate was revealed.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)

Shazam! Fury of the Gods


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Mar. 15, 2022
Rachel Zegler teased Gal Gadot's potential appearance as Wonder Woman in 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods, saying "[Filming Snow White] wasn't our first meeting!"   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Mar. 09, 2022
'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' release was confirmed to have moved to December 16, 2022.   (Warner Bros.)
Rumor
Jan. 17, 2022
Mark Strong was rumored to have filmed a new scene as Doctor Sivana for 'Shazam! Fury of the Gods.'   (Cosmic Circus)
Video
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)

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom


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Mar. 10, 2022
James Wan confirmed that the sequel's delay was due to the time needed for its extensive VFX work.   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Mar. 09, 2022
'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom's release was confirmed to have moved to March 17, 2023.   (Warner Bros.)
Video
Feb. 11, 2022
A teaser for 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' was revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
Video
Feb. 10, 2022
A promo for 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
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Feb. 05, 2022
A poster for 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' was revealed.   (Promotional Art)

The Flash


Rumor
Mar. 31, 2022
'The Flash' was rumored to tease a Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event for the DCEU.   (KC Walsh)
Rumor
Mar. 31, 2022
'The Flash' was rumored to conclude in a way that leaves the door open for Ben Affleck to return as Batman.   (KC Walsh)
Rumor
Mar. 30, 2022
Henry Cavill was rumored to be not returning as Superman in 'The Flash.'   (KC Walsh)
Official
Mar. 09, 2022
'The Flash's release was confirmed to have moved to June 23, 2023.   (Warner Bros.)
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Feb. 25, 2022
Michael Keaton posted a new photo on Instagram that celebrates his return as the Batman.   (Cast/Crew)

Peacemaker (Season 2)


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Mar. 23, 2022
James Gunn promised more DCEU crossovers in 'Peacemaker' Season 2 and other HBO Max shows.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 11, 2022
Five new Funko Pop figures for 'Peacemaker' were officially revealed.   (Official Merchandise)
Quote
Feb. 21, 2022
John Cena opened up about the Justice League's appearance in 'Peacemaker’s finale, saying "I’m forever grateful because they did us a huge solid by doing that."   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 20, 2022
New behind-the-scenes photo of a Superman double in 'Peacemaker' was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 20, 2022
James Gunn debunked a "bullshit" rumor about Bane's role in 'Peacemaker' Season 2, saying "no one knows what’s coming but me, & even I don’t fully know."   (Cast/Crew)

Green Lantern Corps Series


Rumor
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)
Rumor
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)
Report
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


Video
Mar. 16, 2021
The blooper reel of 'Wonder Woman 1984' was officially released.   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Jan. 27, 2021
'Wonder Woman 1984' was reported to lose Warner Bros. more than $100 million at the box office.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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.)

The Suicide Squad


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Dec. 06, 2021
James Gunn teased that there will be more spinoffs for 'The Suicide Squad' characters in the future.   (Cast/Crew)
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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)
Quote
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)
Quote
Aug. 04, 2021
Walter Hamada confirmed that James Gunn will return for another DC project after 'The Suicide Squad.'   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
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)

'Gotham City' Series


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Mar. 06, 2022
Matt Reeves confirmed that 'The Batman's Gotham PD spinoff has “evolved” into "the world of Arkham [Asylum] leaning into the idea of... a horror movie or a haunted house."   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
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)
Quote
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)
Quote
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)

DCU


Quote
Mar. 31, 2022
Chris Pine revealed that he doubts if he will return as Steve Trevor in 'Wonder Woman 3,' saying "I think poor Steve is dead."   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Mar. 29, 2022
'Joker' writer-director Todd Philips was rumored to not yet turned in a draft of the script for the rumored sequel.   (Twitter User)
Quote
Mar. 29, 2022
'Shazam' director David F. Sandberg opened up about why he won't direct a Superman project, saying "there are so many different expectations and hardcore fans you're going to piss off."   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Mar. 29, 2022
Sharon Stone was reported to have joined the cast of 'Blue Beetle' as Victoria Kord.   (The Wrap)
Quote
Mar. 28, 2022
Leslie Grace confirmed that 'Batgirl' has wrapped filming.   (Cast/Crew)

The Batman


Video
Mar. 29, 2022
A new video of Robert Pattinson's training for 'The Batman' was officially released.   (Cast/Crew)
Video
Mar. 24, 2022
A deleted scene from 'The Batman' featuring Joker was revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
Official
Mar. 18, 2022
A tie-in comic for the Riddler that is written by Paul Dano was revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
Picture
Mar. 15, 2022
Early concept art for 'The Batman' was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 14, 2022
Four new posters for 'The Batman' were officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)

Zack Snyder's Justice League


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Mar. 18, 2022
An official still from a deleted scene for 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Oct. 30, 2021
Ava DuVernay indicated that 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' "axed" her planned 'New Gods' project.   (Cast/Crew)
Video
Sep. 08, 2021
A trailer for the physical release of 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' was officially revealed.   (Warner Bros.)
Quote
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)
Video
Jun. 24, 2021
A promo for 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' was officially revealed.   (Cast/Crew)