Fans were waiting to learn more about DCU’s new slate future and James Gunn finally revealed some of their plans. Here is what to expect from DC in the future and what we think about them.
1 – Batman The Brave & The Bold(Movie)
This movie will focus on Bruce and his son Damien Wayne’s relationship. We will see other Bat-Family members too. I am not sure about this project because Damien Wayne’s story is not really interesting and he is the worst Robin ever, most of the fans don’t like him or doesn’t care about him. Tim Drake could’ve been a better choice if they wanted other members as grown ups. The Brave & The Bold as the name of this new movie scares me too because it was a funny and colorful animated series and I don’t think fans will want a Batman like that. We will see more in the future.
2 – Superman: Legacy(Movie)
We can finally get the Superman movie we deserve. He is a good man who tries to do the right thing even in the hardest of times, he is the greatest symbol of hope and I believe we need a movie where we can finally feel this. We need a movie where Superman can show us it is never as bad it seems. This movie will tell a story about Clark Kent trying to balance his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing.
“It’s not an origin story. It focuses on Superman balancing his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. He is the embodiment of truth justice and the American way. He is kindness in a world that thinks that kindness as old-fashioned.”
“‘Superman’ is for everyone. That’s a four quadrant film that should speak to everyone in the world.”
3 – Supergirl: Woman Of Tomorrow(Movie)
This movie will take it’s inspiration from Tom King’s mini series and i believe it has a great potential to become a hero for a lot of girls and she can even become an icon. I don’t think Marvel’s female heroes did a great job because they were always in the shadows while we watched characters like Iron Man, Cap, Thor and Spider-Man.
“We will see the difference between Superman, who was sent to Earth and raised by loving parents from the time he was an infant, versus Supergirl, raised on a rock, a chip off of Krypton, and who watched everyone around her die and be killed in terrible ways for the first 14 years of her life and then come to Earth. She is much more hardcore and not the Supergirl we’re used to.”
4 – Lanterns (HBO Max)
Lanterns will tell a story about Hal Jordan and Jon Stewart investigating a mystery that is expected to play a big role in the DCU’s main story.
“a huge HBO-quality event” that is “very much in the vein of True Detective.”
I am just happy that we are finally getting Green Lantern in live action and i believe this time it will be good.
5 – Swamp Thing(Movie)
Swamp Thing had a great tv show and i really enjoyed it. They said this will be a horror film and Swamp Thing is set to “investigate the dark origins“ of the titular monster through the perspective of horror. They also said Swamp Thing will interact with other characters from DCU.
6 – The Authority (Movie)
The Authority is a team of cynical, brutally pragmatic superheroes. This movie will explore these team of heroes using extreme ways to protect the planet. I think they will be much more brutal and darker version of the Justice League. Their ways might make us question other heroes and how much they are villing to do.
7 – Waller(TV Show)
Viola Davis will reprise her role as Amanda Waller. This show will take place between Peacemaker Season 1-2. Doom Patrol showrunner Jeremy Carver will be executive producer and writer alongside Watchmen’s Christal Henry.
“Viola is still playing Waller and she has Team Peacemaker with her.”
8 – Booster Gold (HBO Max series)
I am really excited about this one. I know it will be funny as hell and I believe it can tell a great story about what it means to be a hero. We can watch Booster Gold while he is doubting himself and learning how to become a real hero instead of being a loser who tries to make a name for himself.
“Loser from the future who uses basic future technology to come back to today and pretend to be a superhero.”
“imposter syndrome as a superhero.”
9 – Creature Commandos (Animation)
This show will have 7 episodes and James Gunn wrote every single episode. The series will center on a team led by Rick Flag’s father, and including Nina Mazursky, Dr. Phosphorus, Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, G.I. Robot, and Weasel. It seems as though this will give background as to how Weasel came to be in the possession of Amanda Waller at the start of The Suicide Squad.
“Creature Commandos is based on the great team from DC.” “What we’re doing with the DCU is, we are having animation tied directly into live action. Television, movies, and games all intertwine within the same universe. We’re going to cast actors that are going to be able to play the characters in this as well as in other things, some of which we’ve already cast. I’ve written all seven episodes of the show, and it’s in production. So that’s the first thing, and I love it.”
10 – Paradise Lost(HBO Max Series)
Paradise Lost is set to explore the Amazons of Themyscira before the birth of Wonder Woman. Safran said this will be a “Game Of Thronesish story.”
“How did that come about? What’s the origin of an island of all women? What are the beautiful truths and the ugly truths behind all of that? And what’s the scheming like between the different power players in that society?”
11 – The Batman II
Matt Reeves’ The Batman 2 is set to be released on October 3, 2025 and it is labelled as an “Elseworlds” story. This means they won’t touch what Matt Reeves is doing and I am really happy about that because i liked the first movie and i know they can make a perfect sequal. Matt Reeves also confirmed that The Penguin series will lead into this movie.
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