The most important bulletins from DC FanDome



DC Comics and Warner Bros. held their second annual Fandome on Saturday, revealing new trailers for films and reveals arising, 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 few of the greatest information that dropped.

The Batman reveals off Robert Pattinson’s gritty hero
We acquired a second trailer for The Batman, finally (and FanDome saved the reveal for the very finish of the day). We’re not even certain if he thinks he’s a hero, however Pattison’s Batman is unquestionably Going Via Some Stuff. We didn’t study 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 appeared 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.

An early have a look at Dwayne Johnson as Shazam antihero Black Adam

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

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

The Flash teases a multiversal meltdown
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.

Early behind the scenes have a look at Aquaman and Shazam sequels
Neither Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom or Shazam!: Fury of the Gods had been fairly prepared for primetime, however DC did exhibit 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 recent villains.

A deep dive into Gotham Knights

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

Peacemaker will get a trailer forward of its HBO Max debut
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 carry peace to the world (regardless of how a lot violence it takes.) The primary trailer reveals 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 in addition he will get a hug from an eagle which is as foolish/superior because it sounds. Peacemaker debuts on HBO Max on January thirteenth.

Plenty of DC TV present trailers
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 Younger Justice, Titans and Doom Patrol have been renewed for brand new seasons at HBO Max, as properly. The primary 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 a young person who’s not but conscious of her superheroine standing. It stars Kaci Walfall as Naomi and debuts subsequent 12 months.


A behind the scenes have a look at HBO Max’s animated Batman: Caped Crusader

Introduced earlier this 12 months as a noir-ish “reimagining” of the character, the brand new present comes from JJ. Abrams, Matt Reeves and Bruce Timm. The primary trailer confirmed off the distinctive artwork model, however Timm, who labored on Batman: The Animated Sequence 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 Sequence than Batman: The Animated Sequence,” 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 some other superheroes. It’s Batman. You’re watching this lone determine swimming by means of the cesspool of Gotham. It’s Batman, alone.”
Correction, 8:12PM ET: Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League provided a brand new story trailer as we speak, not a gameplay reveal. We remorse the error.