All the DC movies coming your way in 2018 and beyond

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From Digital Spy

Superhero movies are a thing these days apparently. And while Marvel leads the way in the humongo cinematic-universe stakes, DC and Warner Bros are now hot on its heels, having announced a whole raft of titles coming to you in the next few years.

We've made a handy round-up so you don't lose track of your Wonder Women or your Batmen. And we'll keep it updated every time there's news, so you can pop back for a complete guide to the DCEU.


Aquaman release date December 14, 2018

Director: James Wan

Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe

It's intrigue under the sea with the former Khal Drogo.


Shazam! release date April 5, 2019

Director: David F Sandberg

Starring: TBC

The first cinematic adventure of DC's classic Superman analogue.

Wonder Woman 2 release date November 1, 2019

Director: Patty Jenkins

Starring: Gal Gadot

The hotly anticipated follow-up to Jenkins's hit movie is expected to jump ahead in Diana's story – although alternate rumours say it will be set in the present day or the 1980s.


Untitled DC Movie release date February 14, 2020

Director: TBC

Starring: TBC

Cyborg release date April 3, 2020

Director: TBC

Starring: Ray Fisher

The solo Justice League film cycle gets around to Fisher's young part-man, part-machine hero.

Untitled DC Movie release date June 5, 2019

Director: TBC

Starring: TBC

Green Lantern Corps release date July 24, 2020

Director: TBC

Starring: TBC

Two Green Lanterns – Hal Jordan and John Stewart – are rumoured to star in this Ryan Reynolds-free film.

Unknown release dates

The Batman

Director: Matt Reeves

Starring: Ben Affleck, JK Simmons, Joe Manganiello, Jeremy Irons

This will be the first solo outing for Affleck's older, Superman-punching Dark Knight... if the actor-director doesn't get cold feet, that is.

Suicide Squad 2

Director: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: TBC

David Ayer's attached to Gotham City Sirens (see below) so he probably won't have time to head up this sequel slated for 2019. Adam Cozad, who wrote The Legend of Tarzan, is working on the script.

The Flash: Flashpoint

Director: TBC

Starring: Ezra Miller, Kiersey Clemons, Ray Fisher, Billy Crudup

Miller goes solo in the adventures of the fastest man alive.

Man of Steel 2

Director: TBC

Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams

A second, Batman-less outing for Cavill's Superman is in the works, and there are whispers that Warner Bros wants Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn behind the camera.

Black Adam

Director: TBC

Starring: Dwayne Johnson

Shazam! isn't out yet and The Rock is already planning a spin-off for his sometimes-sympathetic villain.


Director: Chris McKay

Starring: TBC

Batman's former sidekick Robin strikes out alone as DC's most famous posterior, the hero Nightwing.


Director: TBC

Starring: TBC

A film centring around Batman's protégé Barbara Gordon was originally announced to be written and directed by Joss Whedon before he dropped out in early 2018.

Birds of Prey

Director: TBC

Starring: Margot Robbie

Cathy Yan is in talks to direct the all-female team movie, which will feature Harley Quinn and – most likely – Batgirl.


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Director: Gareth Evans

Starring: Joe Manganiello

There are early plans in the works for a Batman spin-off starring the one-eyed assassin, Deathstroke.

Justice League Dark

Director: TBC

Starring: TBC

The team-up between DC's supernatural characters like Zatanna, John Constantine, Swamp Thing and Deadman is still happening – or will be once they finally manage to pin down a director.

Unitled Harley Quinn and Joker movie

Director: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa

Starring: Margot Robbie, Jared Leto

A team-up movie from the Crazy Stupid Love filmmakers that has described as a 'villainous rom-com'.

Untitled Joker solo movie

Photo credit: DC Entertainment

Director: TBC

Starring: Jared Leto

Warner Bros apparently can't get enough of Joker and Harley Quinn projects, with a movie starring Leto's clown prince of crime also reported to be in development.


Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: TBC

Spielberg has signed on to direct – surprise, surprise – a World War II-set movie about the titular fighter pilot and his Blackhawk Squadron.

Untitled non-DCEU Joker movie

Director: Todd Phillips (in talks)

Starring: TBC

Martin Scorsese is in talks to produce a standalone Joker origin story set in the early '80s.

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