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DC Plans 9 Films Leading Up to 2020

While the titles are not revealed, DC has set opening dates for their upcoming films

According to Variety, Warner Bros. announced dates for 9 upcoming films based on DC Entertainment comic characters and properties from 2016-2020.. Marvel Studios recently did the same thing for five films up until 2019. In addition, Warner Bros has pushed back the release date of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice to March 25th, 2016 from May. Originally, the film was going to go head-to-head Captain America 3.

This six year plan is really about getting as many of DC's iconic characters onto the big screen, while working with Diane Nelson, who worked on the "Harry Potter" franchise. There are currently plans for a Man of Steel sequel, a Justice League film, and a solo Wonder Woman film. In addition, a film based on the Vertigo series SANDMAN, by Neil Gaiman is also in the works.

The kick off to this large wave of DC based films starts March 25th with Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Here are the upcoming release dates for the unnamed DC movies:

Aug. 5, 2016: Untitled DC Film

June 23, 2017: Untitled DC Film

Nov. 17, 2017: Untitled DC Film

March 23, 2018: Untitled DC Film

July 27, 2018: Untitled DC Film

April 5, 2019: Untitled DC Film

June 14, 2019: Untitled DC Film

April 3, 2020: Untitled DC Film

June 19, 2020: Untitled DC Film

More info on these films as it develops.

Source: Variety

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Posted by TheCannon

And at least 8 of them involve Batman

Also, first!

Posted by MrTummyTumms

I'm excited. I have faith in WB/DC and I believe 100% that they will deliver on a great DCU.

Edited by manwithoutshame

all I want is a badass Green Arrow film starring Aaron Eckart.

Posted by Paul2814

All tied together please, no Shazam that's not connected, don't make Sandman part of these dates, you do that we could wait 2 years between a cinematic universe film, and I'm tired of waiting!

Posted by fables87

And at least 8 of them involve Batman

Also, first!

lol Probably true. I hope one is Fables. Maybe?

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Posted by Master_Thief

And at least 8 of them involve Batman

Also, first!

All i want is a good killing joke movie

Edited by CaptainMarvel4Ever

Please for the love of god NO CAPTAIN MARVEL MOVIE! It would be a complete train wreck with so many things that could go wrong. Make a Captain Atom movie, a Hawkman movie, or a Cyborg movie. Any of those would be awesome.

Edited by Battle_Forum_Junkie

Please let one be a Green Lantern re-boot. That's all I ask.

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

Awesome.

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Edited by Knightfall225

currently inside WB/DC offices

Posted by MrTummyTumms
Posted by Kal'smahboi

This is always the most boring news. "Hey, WB will release movies with DC characters over the next 6 years." Cool.

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Posted by CaptainMarvel4Ever

@paul2814: If they did make a Captain Marvel movie (which I hope they don't) I would at least want it not to connect. Look at Thor, they had to take away a lot of the Sword and Sorcery to make that film work. Sometimes it's better for some films not to connect.

Posted by MaccyD

Wow, that's roughly in a four year span, DC are really trying to make up for lost time.

I wonder if it's like Marvel's where the last date is usually the team's (JL) sequel. If so, that's a lot of solos and I'd approve.

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Posted by chaos911

Here's my list

Batman

Superman

Batman

Batman

Batman

Justice League

Superman

Batman

Posted by MadeinBangladesh

SO many comic book movies and Tv shows to come! YES!!!!!!!! So excited!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Jake Fury

I would love a Teen Titans or Suicide Squad movie.

Edited by _Atomikill_

Nov. 17, 2017!!!! DAY BEFORE MY BIRTHDAY!!!
I know what I am doing for my B-Day.

Posted by joshmightbe

Lets see Justice League, Batman, Batman 2, Batman 3, Nightwing, Batman vs Superman 2, MOS 2, MOS 3, some other DC movie that WB has little to no confidence in. There are my predictions.

Posted by chaos911

Also I really wanted Batman v. Superman on the same day as cap 3. The fanboys would have gone bananas

Edited by Paul2814

@captainmarvel4ever: I'm all for DC making movies that don't connect, I just hope they aren't intended for these dates. A universe needs to be built, and 2 movies a year would be very nice, but for example having the August 2016 and June 2017 dates as non connected films would just be a kick in the teeth.

And it's looking very likely that a Captain Marvel movie will be made, unfortunately.

Posted by i_dont_like_comics

the desperation continues. remember when sony announced so many movies and after asm2 kinda bombed they sorta cancelled the sinister six movie?

Posted by SHAZAM117

Why the Hell didn't they annouce this at Comic-Con? Hope we don't have to wait until next Con to find out what these movies are.

Posted by Saint_Wildcard

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!

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Edited by CaptainMarvel4Ever

@paul2814 said:

@captainmarvel4ever: I'm all for DC making movies that don't connect, I just hope they aren't intended for these dates. A universe needs to be built, and 2 movies a year would be very nice, but for example having the August 2016 and June 2017 dates as non connected films would just be a kick in the teeth.

And it's looking very likely that a Captain Marvel movie will be made, unfortunately.

We already know some of these films are going to be Vertigo movies, meaning that already we're not hiving some of them connect.

We may not, keep in mind they planned a movie a few years ago, even casting the characters and picking the production staff, but it never happened.

Posted by Asgaror

Dc/Wb blinked and move Batman v Superman out of the way Marvel Studios Captain America 3.

Posted by Saint_Wildcard

Tears gentlemen. Tears of joy

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Edited by Misterwizz

What's wrong a Captain Marvel movie? No doubt the ideal choices would be Miller and Lord.

Oh wait, that's right it doesn't fit with the dark and gritty DC films that their trying to go for. No real humor people.

Edited by The Lobster

In other news, DC pushes back Batman vs Superman : Dawn of Justice to avoid competition from Captain America 3. When asked what he thought when it came to winning the battle of the release date. Steve Rogers only had this to say....

Well said Cap.

Posted by Paul2814

@captainmarvel4ever: Well the proposed leaked slate of films stated 3 movies a year before, so this may be wrong.

May 2016: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

July 2016: Shazam

Xmas 2016: Sandman

May 2017: Justice League

July 2017: Wonder Woman

Xmas 2017: Flash and Green Lantern Team-Up

May 2018: Man of Steel 2

Posted by micah

Please don't let all of them be Batman of Justice League related. Please God, branch out a little.

Posted by CaptainHoopla

If they actually get 6 out of these 9 films out by the end of 2020 I'll be impressed. Marvel has proven now they have a good grasp on what they are doing with the films. I don't want WB/DC to feel like they need to play catchup and start shoveling out poorly planned, casted, directed movies. All I really want for them, or any comic based movie, is to be entertaining without destroying the character(s).

Posted by Justthatkid

Seems cool.

Edited by ThatGuyWithHeadPhones

Isn't one of them Sandman?

Posted by Knightfall225

here come Marvel Fanboys trying to bring the fun down. WB moved because it was the smartest thing to do for them. going head to head with Cap 3 would have been financial suicide for both sides. Now BvsS will make a billion instead of settling for less.

Posted by CaptainMarvel4Ever

@paul2814: I doubt that's real, especially since WB released a statement saying that they were working on 100 Bullets, and somone online said that list was extremely unrealistic.

Edited by Aliltron

How about an Aquaman movie? Please?

Posted by The Stegman

I could be dead by 2020 for all I know...still, exciting news, DC is finally starting something.

Edited by gjohnston786

Via Badass digest this is what the superhero movie release schedule looks like

Avengers: Age of Ultron 05/01/2015

Fantastic Four 06/19/2015

Ant-Man 07/17/2015

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice* 03/25/2016

Captain America 3 05/06/2016

X-Men: Age of Apocalypse 05/27/2016

Untitled Marvel Film (probably Doctor Strange) 07/08/2016

Untitled DC Film - 08/05/2016

The Sinister Six - 11/11/2016

Untitled Female Spiderverse Film - TBA 2017

The Wolverine 2 03/03/2017

Untitled Marvel Film - 05/05/2017

Untitled DC Film (probably Justice League) - 06/23/17

Fantastic Four 2 - 07/14/2017

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 07/28/2017

Untitled Marvel Film 11/03/2017

Untitled DC Film - 11/17/2017

Amazing Spider-Man 3 - TBA 2018

Untitled DC Film - 03/23/18

Untitled Marvel Film - 05/04/2018

Untitled Marvel Film - 07/6/2018

Untitled Fox Superhero Film - 07/13/2018

Untitled DC Film - 07/27/2018

Untitled Marvel Film - 11/02/2018

Untitled DC Film - 04/05/2019

Untitled Marvel Film - 05/03/2019

Untitled DC Film - 06/14/2019

Untitled DC Film - 04/03/2020

Untitled DC Film - 06/19/2020

* the actual title

Edited by micah

@knightfall225 said:

here come Marvel Fanboys trying to bring the fun down. WB moved because it was the smartest thing to do for them. going head to head with Cap 3 would have been financial suicide for both sides. Now BvsS will make a billion instead of settling for less.

My thoughts exactly, but so far I've only seen one person gloat about Cap 3 winning the release date battle. Everyone for the most part seems to be excited.

Posted by Paul2814

@micah said:

@knightfall225 said:

here come Marvel Fanboys trying to bring the fun down. WB moved because it was the smartest thing to do for them. going head to head with Cap 3 would have been financial suicide for both sides. Now BvsS will make a billion instead of settling for less.

My thoughts exactly, but so far I've only seen one person gloat about Cap 3 winning the release date battle.

I've seen plenty, their retarded heads don't look to any reasoning why the date moved forward.

Edited by The Lobster

@micah said:

@knightfall225 said:

here come Marvel Fanboys trying to bring the fun down. WB moved because it was the smartest thing to do for them. going head to head with Cap 3 would have been financial suicide for both sides. Now BvsS will make a billion instead of settling for less.

My thoughts exactly, but so far I've only seen one person gloat about Cap 3 winning the release date battle.

Honestly I'm happy that now both sides will be financially successful. I just thought that picture summed up the situation perfectly, in an almost humorous way. I like both Marvel and DC, I could never pick a side.

Posted by The Stegman

@micah said:

@knightfall225 said:

here come Marvel Fanboys trying to bring the fun down. WB moved because it was the smartest thing to do for them. going head to head with Cap 3 would have been financial suicide for both sides. Now BvsS will make a billion instead of settling for less.

My thoughts exactly, but so far I've only seen one person gloat about Cap 3 winning the release date battle.

This. It's a win/win situation for both studios. Good move Warner Bros.

Posted by Paste_Pot_Pete

Sounds great, I just hope they can catch up to Marvel.

Edited by iDude

WB moving makes sense, Marvel had the date first. Lets hope WB can pull off a succesful universe. Wb should really give Dc its own studio.

Posted by kgb725

Why wouldnt a Shazam movie work ? The Rock is attached and hes a pretty popular box office draw. Shazam and Black Adam are cooler than superman and ??? Whoever else. People want to say DC is too gritty for Shazam or a light hearted character but people said the exact opposite with Marvel and they did a great job with Cap 2.

Posted by SupBatz

Nice. Can't wait for titles. I hope that they don't struggle to make everything interconnect. Not all of their movies need to take place in the same universe. That's one of the biggest flaws with the current animated films, I think.

Posted by LEGACY6364

Biting off more than they can chew.

They should take it slow and do it right, rather than rush out bullsh...........

Quality beats quantity. 'The Dark Knight', 'Flash Point Paradox', And 'Under The Red Hood' proved that.

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