Over the last few years, fans have watched the DCEU films and the long-awaited Justice League but the result has not been well received. After Justice League came Aquaman which was well received by critics and fans and then cam Shazam which also received good reviews and now we have Joker which is a masterpiece. But this is not it, the upcoming slate for DC movies is far more interesting than Marvel films. Here are a few of the most exciting DC movies slated for release.
1. Birds of Prey
Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is an upcoming comic book film based on the DC Comics, Birds of Prey. The movie is planned to be the eighth movie in the DC Extended Universe. Birds of Prey stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya, Ewan McGregor as Black Mask, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, and pursues Harley Quinn as she unites with Black Canary, Helena Bertinelli, and Renee Montoya to save Cassandra Cain from Gotham City crime ruler Black Mask. Birds of Prey is scheduled to release on 5 February 2020.
2. Wonder Woman 1984
Wonder Woman 1984 is an upcoming comic-book movie based on the DC Comics character Wonder Woman, conveyed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is a sequel of 2017’s Wonder Woman and is the ninth movie in the DC Extended Universe. This movie is once again directed by Patty Jenkins. It stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Kristen Wiig as Cheetah, Pedro Pascal as Maxwell Lord, Robin Wright, and Connie Nielsen. This is the fourth appearance of Wonder Woman in the DCEU after Bvs Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, and Justice League. The film pursues Diana as she faces Maxwell Lord and Cheetah in 1984 and is set to release on 5 June 2020.
3. The Batman
Though Ben Affleck has been a great Bruce Wayne and Batman there is a Batman reboot happening in 2021 with Robert Pattinson as the new caped crusader. Directed by Matt Reeves this take on the Batman will be completely different than any other previous versions of Batmen. The cast includes Zoe Cravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Andy Serkis as Pennyworth, Collin Farrel as Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin(rumored), Jeffrey Wright as Jim Gordon, Paul Dano as Edward Nashtin/Riddler, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone. The plot of this movie is unknown right now but it is set to release on 25 June 2021.
4. The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad, otherwise called Suicide Squad 2, is an upcoming American hero film based on the DC Comics wannabe group Suicide Squad. It is planned to be an independent continuation of Suicide Squad (which released in 2016) and the eleventh film in the DC Extended Universe. This movie is directed by James Gunn and stars an outfit cast including Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Idris Alba, Taika Waititi, David Dastmalchian, Daniela Melchior, and Steve Agee and many others. This movie is set to release on 6 August 2021.
5. Black Adam
This movie is a spin-off from Shazam focused on an Anti-hero, Black Adam. We don’t have any confirmed details about this movie except that Rock the Dwayne Johnson will star as Black Adam and this is set to release on 22 December 2021.
6. Shazam 2
After the success of the first Shazam movie, Director David F. Sandberg is expected to return as the director including all the cast from the first Shazam movie. This was confirmed just yesterday and the release date for Shazam is 1 April 2022.
7. The Flash
Yes, this movie is finally happening and Ezra Miller is set to return as the Flash in the upcoming Flash movie. Andrés Muschietti is expected to direct the new Flash movie and the release date for this movie is 1 July 2022.
8. Aquaman 2
Directed by James Wan this movie will be the sequel to the 2018 movie Aquaman. After the massive success of Aquaman, James Wan confirmed that the sequel was in the works but now it finally has a release date that is 16 December 2022.
Some other DCEU movies like Wonder woman spin-off movie about Amazonians, Aquaman spin-off movie about the Trench are in some phase of development but we still don’t know any particular release dates. Warner Brothers say that they still have a plan of making a Green Lantern film but it is not yet confirmed. After the success of Joker, it was rumored that this might turn into a franchise but they still haven’t confirmed any details about any upcoming Joker sequel.