WB bringing six new DC movies each year, starting in 2022
Warner Bros. will develop on its DC Movies line starting in 2022, with 4 movies in theaters yearly, two unique to HBO Max, and tv spinoffs coming quick sufficient to set your watch to.
DC Movies president Walter Hamada defined the studio’s new plan to the New York Instances, saying “With each film that we’re taking a look at now, we’re considering, ‘What’s the potential Max spinoff?’”
With the discharge of Wonder Lady 1984 to HBO Max and the studio’s 2021 movie slate set to comply with as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there are still loads of DC Movies on the best way in 2022 and past. The Matt Reeves-directed The Batman, a Flashpoint-adapting Flash movie, a Black Adam film that introduces the Justice Society, and Shazam: Fury of the Gods. There are additionally loads of different unnamed initiatives in levels of predevelopment, like an Aquaman sequel, Wonder Lady 3, a Inexperienced Lantern Corps film, Batgirl, Static, Nightwing, the New Gods with Ava Duvernay, and perhaps even a Blackhawks film with Steven Spielberg — although nothing’s been heard of that effort since 2018.
Some of these movie initiatives will head straight to HBO Max, which can even be the house of tv spinoffs based on theatrical movies. Warner Bros. introduced the primary HBO Max spinoff from a DC Movie in July, a The Batman tie-in sequence “set within the Gotham Metropolis police division.” John Cena will star within the eight-episode Peacemaker, spinning out of his position in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad.
Warner Bros.’ plan seems quite a bit like Disney’s plan for the Wonder Cinematic Universe, with a number of movies yearly and a number of tv spinoffs coming solely to the corporate’s streaming service — however with one essential distinction: Warner Bros. isn’t tying its superheroes collectively in a single setting.
Borrowing the concept of the “multiverse,” a sprawling setting of parallel Earths, Warner Bros. movies will solely join to one another after they wish to. For instance, the upcoming debut Flash movie — based on the timeline-hopping DC Comics storyline of the identical identify — will function each Ben Affleck reprising his Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice and Justice League position as Batman, and Michael Keaton reprising his Batman position as Batman.