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WB Announces 10 DC Comics Movies, 3 ‘Harry Potter’ Spinoffs and ‘Lego’ Sequels

Warner Bros. looks like it will have its hands full over the next several years announcing a new slate of tentpole films through 2020.

During a shareholders meeting on Tuesday, chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara unveiled the studio’s slate of tentpole features through 2020, including at least three “Harry Potter” spinoff pics based on “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” three “Lego Movie” follow-ups and two “Justice League” films directed by Zack Snyder, as well as a slew of related superhero movies. Also included in the announcement are separate Batman and Superman films, which are still undated.

The previously announced Harry Potter films, written by author J.K. Rowling, will begin in 2016 with a finale planned for 2020. Set in New York roughly seven decades before Harry Potter’s saga starts, “Fantastic Beasts” is based on the Hogwarts textbook of the same name and follows the adventures of its author, Newt Scamander.

Most of DC ComicsJustice League movies had also been confirmed or rumored. The biggest reveals: Ezra Miller will play “The Flash,” Zack Snyder will return to direct a second “Justice League” movie (2020) and the “Wonder Woman” film, starring Gal Gadot, is slated for 2017. “Aquaman” and “The Flash” will both arrive in 2018.

Finally, the three Lego pictures will arrive in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Below are a list of all the films and their planned releases.

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