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The DC Comics film franchise, popularly referred to as the DC Extended Universe[1][2] (DCEU) and the DC Cinematic Universe (DCCU), is a collection of films based on characters that appear in publications by DC. The universe largely spans films, though many tie-in media have been produced.

Films

Film US release date Director(s) Written by Status
Man of Steel June 14, 2013 Zack Snyder David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan Released
Batman v Superman:
Dawn of Justice
March 25, 2016 David S. Goyer and Chris Terrio
Suicide Squad August 5, 2016 David Ayer
Wonder Woman June 2, 2017 Patty Jenkins Geoff Johns and Allan Heinberg
Justice League November 17, 2017 Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon
Aquaman December 21, 2018 James Wan Will Beall and David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay)
James Wan and Geoff Johns (story)
Shazam! April 5, 2019 David F. Sandberg Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke
Birds of Prey
(And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
February 7, 2020 Cathy Yan Christina Hodson
Wonder Woman 1984 August 14, 2020 [3] Patty Jenkins[4] Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns[5] and Dave Callaham[6] Post Production
The Batman June 25, 2021[7] Matt Reeves

[8][9]

Matt Reeves and Mattson Tomlin[10] Filming[11]
The Suicide Squad August 6, 2021[7] James Gunn Post-production

[7]

Black Adam December 22, 2021[12] Jaume Collet-Serra Adam Sztykiel In development
Shazam! 2 April 1, 2022[13] David F. Sandberg Henry Gayden
The Flash July 1, 2022[14] Andy Muschietti Christina Hodson
Aquaman 2 December 16, 2022 James Wan David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Jason Momoa
Untitled Amazonians film TBA[15]
Batgirl TBA Christina Hodson

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Blackhawk TBA Steven Spielberg

[17]

David Koepp

[17]

Blue Beetle TBA Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer

[18]

Booster Gold TBA Greg Berlanti

[19]

Zack Stentz

[19]

Cyborg TBA
Deadshot TBA
Deathstroke TBA
Gotham City Sirens TBA David Ayer[20] Geneva Robertson-Dworet

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Green Lantern Corps TBA Geoff Johns
Harley Quinn vs The Joker TBA Glenn Ficarra and John Requa[21] Glenn Ficarra and John Requa[21]
Joker TBA
Untitled Justice League sequel TBA
Justice League Dark TBA Michael Gillo, Jon Spaihts, Guillermo del Toro, and Gerard Johnstone[22]
Lobo TBA Jason Fuchs

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Untitled Man of Steel sequel TBA
The New Gods TBA Ava DuVernay

[24]

Kario Salem,[25] Tom King, and Ava DuVernay
Nightwing TBA Chris McKay

[26]

Bill Dubuque

[27]

Plastic Man TBA Amanda Idoko

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Untitled Supergirl film TBA Oren Uziel

[29]

The Trench TBA Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald[30]
Untitled Wonder Woman 1984 sequel TBA[31]

Short films

Comics

Books

Novels

Companion Books

Soundtracks

Video Games

Theme Park Attractions

Trivia

References

  1. "This Week's Cover: First look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's ultimate superhero showdown" - Entertainment Weekly
  2. "Warner Bros: “DC Extended Universe” isn’t official; term was made up by Entertainment Weekly" - Batman-News
  3. "'Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Pushed Until August, ‘In the Heights’ Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic" - Variety
  4. "Patty Jenkins Confirms She’s Directing Wonder Woman 2 [Updated]" - Screenrant
  5. "Patty Jenkins Developing ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  6. "'The Expendables' Writer Joins Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns to Write 'Wonder Woman 2' (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 'The Batman,' 'The Suicide Squad' Set 2021 Release Dates – Hollywood Reporter
  8. "‘The Batman’ Officially Signs Matt Reeves as Director" - Variety
  9. ‘The Batman’ To Fly In Summer 2021; Ben Affleck Passes The Torch To Next Generation Of Bruce Wayne – Deadline
  10. Mattson Tomlin Is Co-Writing ‘The Batman’ Script With Matt Reeves
  11. [1]
  12. Black Adam release date
  13. DC Comics ‘Shazam 2’ to Be Released April 2022 
  14. 'Flash' and 'Matrix 4' Get Release Dates
  15. "Jenkins Developing Wonder Woman Spin-Off for the Amazons" - Newsarama
  16. "'Batgirl' Movie Back On, Now With 'Bumblebee' Writer (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Adaptation of DC’s ‘Blackhawk’" - Variety
  18. [2]
  19. 19.0 19.1 "TV Producer of the Year Greg Berlanti: ’I Still Fight About Everything’" - The Hollywood Reporter
  20. 20.0 20.1 David Ayer, Margot Robbie Reteam for All-Female DC Villains Movie 'Gotham City Sirens' (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
  21. 21.0 21.1 Joker and Harley Quinn Movie Coming from 'Crazy Stupid Love' Filmmakers (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
  22. "Doug Liman to Direct ‘Dark Universe’ for DC, Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  23. https://www.thewrap.com/wbs-lobo-lands-wonder-woman-writer-jason-fuchs-exclusive/
  24. "Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’" - Variety
  25. "Ava DuVernay To Direct Jack Kirby Comic Creation ‘The New Gods’ For Warner Bros, DC" - Deadline Hollywood
  26. http://collider.com/nightwing-movie-director-chris-mckay
  27. Warner Bros. Plotting 'Nightwing' Movie With 'Lego Batman Movie' Director (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
  28. [3]
  29. "'Supergirl' Movie in the Works With '22 Jump Street' Writer" - The Hollywood Reporter
  30. [4]
  31. "Director Patty Jenkins: ‘Wonder Woman 3‘ Will Be a ‘Contemporary Story‘" - The Hollywood Reporter

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