All the DC Comics films within the works after 'Aquaman,' together with a 'Suicide Squad' sequel from James Gunn
- “Aquaman” is exceeding expectations on the field workplace and has breathed new life into Warner Bros.’ DC Comics film franchise.
- Listed here are all the DC films which have been confirmed or reported to be in growth after “Aquaman.”
Warner Bros. plotted a course correction for its DC Comics films after “Justice League” disenchanted on the field workplace final yr, with a plan to focus extra on standalone films and fewer on the DC Prolonged Universe.
That method paid off for “Aquaman,” which is surging on the field workplace and reveals no indicators of slowing down. The James Wan-directed film has grossed $557 million worldwide and $122 million within the US because it debuted final week.
Warner Bros. and DC’s reply to the Marvel Cinematic Universe acquired absolutely underway in 2016 with the DC Prolonged Universe. “Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice” and “Suicide Squad” have been each launched to underwhelming response, although.
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The fruits of all of it, “Justice League,” did not ship each commercially and critically, because it made solely $657 million worldwide and has a 40% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Earlier than “Aquaman,” the one DCEU film that was each a monetary and important success was “Marvel Girl.” However now, “Aquaman” has breathed new life into the way forward for Warner Bros.’ DC Comics franchise.
That is excellent news for Warner Bros., which has quite a lot of DC films within the works. To make sense of all of it, Enterprise Insider has rounded up all the DC films which have been confirmed or are reported to be in growth.
Under is each DC film within the works:
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“Shazam!” relies on a DC Comics character named Billy Batson, a younger boy who turns into an grownup superhero by shouting the magic phrase “Shazam.” Zachary Levi is taking part in the hero, Asher Angel is the younger Batson, and Mark Sturdy will seem because the villain Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. David F. Sandberg, who directed horror films “Lights Out” and “Annabell: Creation,” is directing. It is set for launch April 5, 2019.
Todd Phillips’ “Joker”
A Joker solo film is coming from Warner Bros. and “The Hangover” director Todd Phillips. The film, known as “Joker,” will probably be an origin story for Batman’s biggest foe and star Joaquin Phoenix within the title function. It will come to theaters October four, 2019.
“Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”
Warner Bros. introduced this yr that Cathy Yan will direct a film primarily based on the “Birds of Prey” comedian e book with Margo Robbie reprising her “Suicide Squad” character, Harley Quinn. The comedian focuses on Gotham Metropolis-based feminine vigilantes like Black Canary and Huntress. In November, Robbie posted a photograph to Instagram of the film’s full title, “Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).” It is coming to theaters February 7, 2020.
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