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JAMES GUNN DC SLATE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Since James Gunn and Peter Safran were unveiled as the new driving force behind the DC franchise, fans all over have been wanting an announcement to see the direction of the DC universe, today is that day.

DC Studios Co-Chairmen/Co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran have announced what will be the first slate of movies and TV in the "new" DC universe. The current DC franchise will conclude with it's final 4 films; Shazam! Fury of the Gods, The Flash, Blue Beetle and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.


Seemingly taking the Marvel model, this first wave of movies/TV will be titled Chapter 1: Gods and Monsters and will comprise of a total of 5 movies; Superman: Legacy, Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow, The Brave and the Bold, Swamp Thing, and The Authority. It will also include 5 TV shows; Creature Commandos, Booster Gold, Paradise Lost, Waller, and Lanterns. There will also be DC Elseworlds, which will include the likes of The Batman Part II and Joker: Folie a Deux.


MOVIES

CHAPTER 1: GODS AND MONSTERS

Superman: Legacy

The start of the DCU. The movie will follow the younger days of Clark Kent, yet won't be an origin story. With James Gunn set to write it is yet clear if he will himself direct also.


Release date: July 11, 2025


The Authority

First introduced at DC Comics in 1999, The Authority is a team of superheroes that have a different approach to saving the world.


Release date: TBC


The Brave and the Bold

This will be a Batman film that will focus on his relationship with Robin. Robert Pattinson and Ben Affleck will not be reprising the role of Batman for this movie.


Release date: TBC


Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow

Based on the comic book run of the same name. This will be a first solo film for the cousin of Superman.


Release date: TBC


Swamp Thing

Another attempt at Alan Moore's Swamp Thing, which will dive into the horror aspect.


Release date: TBC


DC ELSEWORLDS

The Batman: Part II

The sequel to Matt Reeves' The Batman. Reeves is currently writing the script


Release date: October 3, 2025


Joker: Folie a Deux

Sequel to Joker (2019). Joaquin Phoenix is set to reprise the role with Lady Gaga joining the cast.


Release date: TBC


TELEVISION

CHAPTER 1: GODS AND MONSTERS


Paradise Lost

Set on Themyscira before the birth of Wonder Woman, this will be a fantasy genre series.


Release date: TBC


Waller

Following the events of Peacemaker, this will follow Amanda Waller with Viola Davis set to return.


Release date: TBC


Booster Gold

Set to be a comedy, it will introduce the time-travelling hero from the future Michael Jon Carter aka Booster Gold.


Release date: TBC


Creature Commandos

The first animation to the slate. This will see a team of military superheroes fighting Nazi's during World War II, one difference they will be a Vampire, Werewolf and Frankenstein's monster.


Release date: TBC


Lanterns

A Green Lantern detective mystery series which connect to the larger DCU story.


Release date: TBC





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