On August 22nd of 2020, DC Comics launched a virtual event that brought many actors, movie producers, comic book writers, and artists together in an experience like no other This was DC Fandome 2020. The virtual experience showcased what’s to come for the heroes we enjoy reading about so much and what’s next for them on the big screens. Here is a recap of some of the announcements from the panels:
Wonder Woman: 1984
A new trailer for Wonder Woman: 1984 was shown which showed the first appearance of Cheetah, the main villain in the movie. Expected release date is set for October 2nd, 2020.
The first Gameplay trailer for Gotham Knights was revealed as you play the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, The Red hood, and Robin picking up the pieces that were left after Batman’s death, teaming up and saving Gotham. The game is set to release 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, And PC.
The Flash Movie
New Concept art was shown for the upcoming Flash movie set to release in 2022.
The Suicide Squad
The cast and teaser for the upcoming movie, THE SUICIDE SQUAD, was revealed. The movie is set to release next year, on August 6, 2021.
The Justice League Snyder Cut was finally revealed to us by Zack Snyder himself, sharing BTS with us as well as a teaser trailer of the originally planned cut of the Justice League movie. The Justice League Snyder Cut is set to release next year on HBO Max that will run in four parts, each of them an hour long.
The Rock shares concept art and reveals a sneak peak into the long awaited movie for Black Adam, Set to release in 2021.
Returning and new additions to the cast of Shazam reveals the new title for the upcoming Shazam movie called Shazam: Fury of the Gods, set to release in 2022.
The Batman‘s first trailer was revealed and we finally see Robert Pattinson fully donning the Dark Knight’s cowl around him in a darker version of the Batman that we have never seen before. The Batman is set to release in 2021.
Milestone comics announced they are making a comeback next year as well as in talks of giving Static Shock a live action movie next year.
I say DC really knocked the ball out of the park with these panels and reveals. I am looking forward to seeing what the DCEU has in store for us in the next few years.. Compared to physical conventions, this was a really great experience for fans to have the joy of attending a con while we’re all home at the moment due to the corona pandemic.
Part 2 of DC Fandome will take place on Saturday, September 12.
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