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The biggest announcements from DC FanDome

DC Comics and Warner Bros. held their second annual Fandome on Saturday, revealing new trailers for films and exhibits developing, together with The Batman, The Flash, and Black Adam. We additionally acquired a have a look at the story trailer for the Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League recreation. Right here’s a have a look at a number of the biggest information that dropped.

We acquired a second trailer for The Batman, eventually (and FanDome saved the reveal for the very finish of the day). We’re not even certain if he thinks he is a hero, however Pattison’s Batman is certainly Going By means of Some Stuff. We didn’t be taught a heck of much more in regards to the characters in Matt Reeves’ interpretation of the Darkish Knight’s saga. However the trailer confirmed off a Selina Kyle/Catwoman who gave the impression to be a grasp of disguises, and a Riddler with a a lot scarier vibe than we’ve seen in earlier iterations. After a number of pandemic-related delays, The Batman involves theaters on March 4th, 2022.

Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam has been in growth for years, however the long-gestating movie is lastly virtually right here, and has a teaser trailer exhibiting off not simply Johnson’s character, but in addition a number of members of the Justice Society of America who’ll be making their debuts. Johnson himself made an look at FanDome and stated he was “born to play Black Adam,” earlier than introducing a scene from the film, which noticed some archeologists (who ought to know higher, frankly) hit Black Adam with a blast of electrical energy. In return, he disintegrates one man, catches a bullet out of skinny air, after which levitates away. Johnson tweeted the clip on Saturday.

Black Adam hits theaters on July twenty ninth, 2022

Introduced eventually 12 months’s FanDome and the primary recreation from Rocksteady Studios, the crew behind the beloved Batman: Arkham in almost six years, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League confirmed off a brand new trailer at this 12 months’s occasion. The recreation is ready to debut on Xbox Collection X / S, PlayStation 5, and PC in 2022.

It’s not simply Marvel dabbling within the multiverse lately: the long-delayed The Flash is acquired a sneak peak at FanDome, bringing not simply Ezra Miller’s superfast hero, but in addition the return of each Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton’s variations of Batman. Keaton does the voice-over for the teaser which features a glimpse of the unmistakable Batman cowl on the finish. It’s scheduled to hit theaters November 4th, 2022.

Neither Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom or Shazam!: Fury of the Gods have been fairly prepared for primetime, however DC did showcase some early behind the scenes appears at each sequels, which can proceed the adventures of Jason Momoa’s muscle-bound aquatic hero and Zachary Levi / Asher Angel’s Shazam. The Shazam! sequel teaser gave a have a look at Rachel Zegler, Helen Mirren, and Lucy Liu as a set of latest villains.

Whereas Rocksteady is off engaged on its Suicide Squad recreation, Warner Bros. Video games Montreal is continuous the Arkham-style adventures in Gotham Knights, which had initially been slated for a 2021 launch earlier than getting delayed to 2022. Gamers will be capable to crew up as Batgirl, Nightwing, Robin, and Purple Hood in an open-world motion RPG when the sport arrives subsequent 12 months.

John Cena’s Peacemaker character — launched in the summertime’s The Suicide Squad — is getting his personal HBO Max present, the place he’ll attempt to convey peace to the world (regardless of how a lot violence it takes.) The first trailer exhibits that author and director James Gunn isn’t letting up on the distinctive mix of violent comedy from the movie, and Cena is surprisingly interesting and humorous within the teaser. Should you’ve ever needed to see Cena in his tighty-whities, you’re in luck (if not, you’ve been warned). Oh and likewise he will get a hug from an eagle which is as foolish/superior because it sounds. Peacemaker debuts on HBO Max on January thirteenth.

Fandome teased new seasons of Batwoman, The Flash, Superman & Lois, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Stargirl, along with the animated Aquaman: King of Atlantis and fan-favorite Harley Quinn. And Young Justice, Titans and Doom Patrol have been renewed for brand new seasons at HBO Max, as properly. The first two episodes of Younger Justice’s new season are already streaming.

We additionally acquired a have a look at the trailer for a brand new present on the CW from Ava DuVernay: Naomi, about an adolescent who’s not but conscious of her superheroine standing. It stars Kaci Walfall as Naomi and debuts subsequent 12 months.

Announced earlier this year as a noir-ish “reimagining” of the character, the brand new present comes from JJ. Abrams, Matt Reeves and Bruce Timm. The first trailer confirmed off the distinctive artwork model, however Timm, who labored on Batman: The Animated Collection and Batman Past, stated the present received’t be in black-and-white, nonetheless.

“My elevator pitch model of this present is that it’s extra Batman: The Animated Collection than Batman: The Animated Collection,” he stated. “In Bruce’s world, on this new iteration, it’s simply Batman proper now. The Justice League doesn’t exist, there aren’t another superheroes. It’s Batman. You’re watching this lone determine swimming via the cesspool of Gotham. It’s Batman, alone.”

Correction, 8:12PM ET: Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League supplied a brand new story trailer immediately, not a gameplay reveal. We remorse the error.

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