DC Plants Flag on Dates for Nine Superhero Movies Through 2020

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Now it’s DC Entertainment’s turn to plant the flag on dates for untitled superhero movies through 2020.

Warner Bros. on Wednesday announced dates for nine new DC movies, starting in 2016, giving the studio two DC-based properties in theaters each year, beginning with”Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” out March 25, 2016.

While no titles were revealed, the six-year plan is the first major orchestrated push by DC and WB to get more of their iconic superheroes on the bigscreen since Diane Nelson moved from the “Harry Potter” franchise to take control of DC Entertainment in 2009. Shortly thereafter, plans for “Man of Steel” were announced in 2010.

The companies already have discussed plans for a sequel to “Man of Steel,” a “Justice League” film, and individual outings for Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot.

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But with “Dawn of Justice” set to feature other Justice League heroes like Aquaman and Cyborg, and the Flash and Green Lantern are also key members, it’s a given those characters could also get their own movies. Other characters like Shazam are also being considered for tentpole, while non-superhero properties like Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman,” are also in the works.

Early last month rival Marvel Studios and Disney locked down dates for five untitled Marvel movies starting with July 27, 2017 and running through May 3, 2019. The other dates are Nov. 3, 2017, July 6, 2018 and Nov. 2, 2018.

SEE ALSO: Q&A: DC Entertainment’s Jim Lee on Batman, Comic-Con and Zack Snyder

The new dates are as follows:

Aug. 5, 2016: Untitled DC Film

June 23, 2017: Untitled DC Film

Nov. 17, 2017: Untitled DC Film

March 23, 2018: Untitled DC Film

July 27, 2018: Untitled DC Film

April 5, 2019: Untitled DC Film

June 14, 2019: Untitled DC Film

April 3, 2020: Untitled DC Film

June 19, 2020: Untitled DC Film

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  1. Larry Brooks says:

    Considering Warners/DC’s previous movie efforts (and that includes Man of Steel) – I am so not impressed.

  2. Gary Wilcox says:

    Oh sure they do.

  3. jb1931 says:

    Nine movies?!?!?! DC doesn’t even have nine decent characters to feature!!!

  4. Ax6xK says:

    WB never officially announced everything, this list was something someone posted to box-office mojo via a IMDB Pro account.
    It’s kind of sad to see every news source on the internet has reverted to just repeating rumors as a way to garner more web traffic.

  5. Billy Batson says:

    Shazam!

  6. Brian Courtney says:

    You guys have no idea how excited I am as a 16 y/o waiting for these movies to come out. BILLY BATSON WILL GET HIS OWN MOVIE, YES!

  7. Robin the Boy Wonder says:

    So which date is ROBIN THE BOY WONDER: THE MOVIE? Hmmm…

  8. Stephen says:

    Such a non-story. All of these dates will shift and not all of these “movies” will happen.

    • Marc Graser says:

      You’re missing the point. It’s not about the dates, it’s about DC finally having a plan for its movies.

      • Ax6xK says:

        DC? DC doesn’t make movies, WB does.
        WB never announced any plans or dates. These dates and this list all came from someone who posted information on box-office mojo with an IMDB Pro account.
        You can open an IMDB Pro account, I can anyone can. As long as they are willing to pay for at least one month. So there’s a lot of people running around reporting that “WB announced DC movie dates!” when they did no such thing.
        I tweeted WB, emailed WB, emailed box office mojo and received a tweet back from WB saying they have not make an official plans. And an email from box office mojo saying that the dates were posted by an anonymous user, but since there is nothing to suggest they are true or false they will remain up until WB says other wise.

  9. Living the Geek Life says:

    Reblogged this on Living the Geek Life.

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