Warner Bros. Pictures is working hard on its DC Universe movies, both live action, and animation. After his first movie “Man of Steel” under the banner of DC Extended Universe, Warner Bros announced some upcoming movie projects on which the company is working with. Though previous movies Batman vs. Superman and Man of steel created a new platform to DC, coming movies are going to be standalone from the traditional seriousness shown in the business. Over the past six years, WB has released seven on its DC Comic based movies Man of Steel, Batman V Superman, Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Aquaman and recently Shazam. These movies overwhelmingly got both positive and a bit more negative comments due to lack of humor in these movies and you can book your movie tickets using Bookmyshow Coupons to get great discount on movie tickets.
From the recent outputs of the movies like Justice League, DC remained average as compared to the MCU’s growing empire. With a failure of Justice League, DC could have gone for a slow wreck, but the movies like Wonder Woman and Aquaman again provided a worth watching card to his fans, whereas Suicide Squad introduced numerous characters with a potential of breaking through the big screen. Suicide Squad released in 2016, earned $725 million for the global box Office collection. Aquaman in 2018, did an overwhelming collection of $1,147,161,807 dollars worldwide. Shazam is expected for even more. Alongside these movies, WB officially announced its upcoming DC comic based movies which sound so far most appealing and could take the storyline in the forward direction.
Below are the 5 upcoming movies officially announced by Warner Bros Pictures for the DC Extended Universe?
- Joker (October 2019)
Directed by Todd Phillips, Joker is a story of a failed comedian driven insanely and became a psychopathic murderer. After his first appearance in “The Dark Knight (2008)”, Joker (played by Heath Ledger) became an iconic villain and a standalone character in his own. Heath Ledger won the best supporting character award for Joker, but the legend was dead and fans demanded a solo movie of this psychopathic murderer. Joaquin Phoenix will play the character of the new Joker. Joker will be the only movie based on the story of a villain in the DC Universe. It’s the second movie of DC in 2019 after Shazam released on 5th April.
- Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
Releasing on February 7th, 2020, Birds of Prey has been announced officially by WB and Harley Quinn take an active part in the superhero team. After her performance in Suicide Squad, fans loved this character a lot and demanded a solo movie. Harley Quinn, who was a mental doctor fell in love while treating his disturbed patient “Joker”. Harley finally made Joker to finally accepted his love and by allowing her to jump in a poisoned tank. Her skin was raised and converted herself as a psychopathic girl.
- Wonder Woman 1984
Wonder Woman, a DC comics superhero character first appeared in Batman vs. Superman will back again in 5th June 2020 after her solo movie “Wonder Woman”. Gal Gadot played her role as Wonder Woman in 2017 which became an astounding character and a commercial success. In starting, DC was worried about the success of this movie. DC released in few languages excluding Hindi, but the film was an extraordinary success. The plot is still unknown, but it seems to roll around the 1980s.
- The Batman (2021)
In October 2014, Warner Bros announced a standalone Batman movie. The film is scheduled for release on 25 June 2021, it will be an opening for DC fin 2021 followed by Suicide Squad 2 and Super Pets. As of now, Ben Affleck is out as Batman, but rumors say that WB will assign a new and young Batman for its upcoming movie. The storyline is still unknown, rumors explain that it will be based more on Bruce Wain’s real life and detective skills. Moreover, you can book your movie ticket in advance using Freecharge Offers to get discount on movie tickets.
- The Suicide Squad 2(2021)
The sequel of Suicide Squad was announced in 2016 after the successful journey of the film and the collection it made worldwide (about $725 million). The story and cast were almost done in 2018, but the project was postponed due to the Will Smit’s conflict with the schedule. Edris Elba was finalized to replace with Will, but he was assigned a new character and the Deadshot was reserved for Will Smith. The film is scheduled to release on August 6th, 2021, while the storyline is still a secret. It seems to follow up the story from the end of the first part where the squad was again put into the jail with some concessions. Along with these astounding movies, WB is planning to bring up Aquaman 2, Cyborg and Green Lantern Corp and The Flash in coming years.