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Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul3,2024

Continued; the conclusion of the DCEU, DC Studios intends to get back on track. And these ten very promising projects, whether or not they are linked to James Gunn's DCU, prove the studio's gigantic ambition.

Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

#1 Batman: Caped Crusader, by Bruce Timm

Announced in 2021,Batman: Caped Crusader is the new series from the legendary Bruce Timm, the artist of the legendary seriesBatman, the animated series < /strong>who passionately Produced by Matt Reeves and J.J. Abrams, the series immerses us in Gotham in the 1940s and will pay homage to film noir. Above all, it is an opportunity for creators to rediscover the very essence of Batman. For financial reasons, the series was canceled. sold by Warner Bros. à Amazon Prime Video: a great coup for the platform!

Scheduled release: August 1, 2024. 

#2 The Penguin , FROM hbo mAX

Taking place a week after the events of the excellent filmThe Batmanby Matt Reeves,The Penguin is the first re spin-off series from the cinematographic universe developed in by Matt Reeves. Irish actor Colin Farrell reprises his role as Oswald Cobblepot, aka The Penguin, who will try to get his hands on the criminal underworld of Gotham City.The first trailers tease a violent and dark series, taking up the codes of the gangster film and film noir. We are curious to discover the result!

Expected release: September 2024.

#3 Joker: Folie à àgrave Two, by Todd Phillips

Following the triumph ofJoker(2019), which won the two deserved Oscars and the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, DC and Warner have accepted to produce a sequel, still written and directed by Todd Phillips. Twowill therefore bring together Arthur Fleck/The Joker (Joaquin Phoenix) and Harley Quinn (Lady Gaga).Presented as a psychological musical comedy, the film already counts among the most anticipated films of the year 2024. The first trailer suggests an intense film, with careful staging, and promises a very successful sequel. s high-flying. We can't wait!

Scheduled release: October 2, 2024.

#4 Creature Commandos, by JAMES gUNN

Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

The first series of the DCU, the animated series Creature Commandos will have the delicate mission of introducing us to the cinematic universe developed by Peter Safran and James Gunn, who wrote it entirely. Following the events of the series Peacemaker, Amanda Waller is forced to form a unit. special made up of monsters: the Creature Commandos.The opportunity to discover at once to the screen Bride of Frankenstein, Doctor Phosporus and G.I. Robot, and tofind the terrible Weasel fromThe Suicide Squad. /p>

Scheduled release: December 2024.

#5 Superman, by James Gunn

Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

Following the success of The Suicide Squad  (2021) and Peacemaker(2022), James Gunn wasé named by Warner Bros Discovery co-president of DC Studios. In charge of developing the DC Universe (DCU),the filmmaker will set the tone withSuperman, the first official image of which was recently released. revealed. Starring David Corenswet, Rachel Brosnahan, Nicholas Hoult and Milly Alcock in the roles of Clark Kent/Superman, Lois Lane, Lex Luthor and Supergirl respectively, the film will introduce many beloved superheroes from the fans, such as Green Lantern and Hawkgirl. If some fans fear that the humorous tone of Gunn's films will undermine the myth ofSuperman, let us nevertheless agree on James Gunn's very great knowledge of comics. strong> He also announced; that his main source of inspiration was the excellentAll-Star Supermanby Grant Morrison. Furthermore, his perfect mastery of staging should ensure a breathtaking show. We have confidence and we can't wait!

Scheduled release: July 9, 2025.

#6 The Batman: Part II, DE Matt Reeves

Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

Released on the heels ofJoker(2019),The Batmanby Matt Reeves (2022) demonstrated that it was still possible to offer a film adapted to of DC Comics with real artistic ambitions. Following the success of the film, Matt Reeves revealed his ambition todevelop a trilogy around the Dark Knight incarnated by by Robert Pattinson. The film has unfortunately accumulated of the delay, and was offbeat à a distant date.

Scheduled release: October 2, 2026.

#7 Peacemaker (season 2), by James Gunn

Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

Following the critical success ofThe Suicide Squad(2021), James Gunn had the opportunity to to develop a spin-off series centered on Christopher Smith soberly entitled Peacemaker, which sparked interest in very positive reactions. Now available At the head of DC Studios, the filmmaker has not forgotten his anti-hero. Season 2 is written, and according to actress Jennifer Holland (who is also the wife of James Gunn), it could be released sooner than expected.We are monitoring all the information at hand. its subject, and the latest one is an exciting promise: a new dancing credits!

Planned release: unknown.

< h2>#8 Lanterns, by Chris Mundy, Tom King and Damon Lindelof

 Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

Unfairly forgotten by the DCEU, the Lanterns will have great importance in James Gunn's DCU. One of the Green Lanterns will appear inSuperman (2025) and they will be entitled to their own seriesLanterns. Compared to the legendary seriesTrue Detective from HBO, it is developed by big names: the screenwriter Damon Lindelof (LostThe LeftoversWatchmen), Chris Mundy (Criminal Minds, Ozark) and comic book writer Tom King strong> (Batman RebirthSwamp Thing). 

Planned release: unknown.< /p>

#9 Swamp Thing, by James Mangold

Superman, Joker 2: DC's 10 most exciting projects

After the failure of Indiana Jones and the Clock of Destiny (2023), James Mangold is working on several blockbuster projects. One of them is an adaptation for the DCU of James Gunn's comic book series Swamp Thing. Although we don't know much about this project, we can't help but be impatient: first of all, the filmmaker showed throughout his career his immense talent, with films such asLogan(2017) andLe Mans 66(2019); then,Swamp Thingis among the most exciting comics from DC Comics, notably thanks to the extraordinary run of the legendary Alan Moore (WatchmenV for Vendetta). Currently working on his Bob Dylan biopic project, James Mangold said: thatSwamp Thing will be his next project.

Planned release: unknown.

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