DC FanDome: The Biggest Announcements

The DC FanDome is a digital event created by DC Comics to unveil and showcase upcoming movies, TV shows, games and more. It was created in 2020 after the San Diego Comic-Con was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. DC decided to hold the event again this year and they had plenty to showcase.


We've rounded up the biggest news from the digital event so you don't need to watch the full VoD of the event. If you want to watch it, here's a link (https://youtu.be/ULwaORJ-FxQ).



Movies


The Batman


A new trailer for the upcoming new Batman film was unveiled at the event. It reveals that the movie is set during Batman's second year of being a crimefighter and it follows him as he deals with The Riddler. The trailer also shows the investigation will be leading to an encounter with Catwoman.


The Flash


Everyone's favourite DC speedster has his own solo film coming and the teaser trailer gave us our first look at it. The trailer doesn't give us much but we did learn that both Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton will be playing Bruce Wayne/Batman at different points in the film.


Black Adam


Black Adam is the next DC hero to be coming to the movies along with the Justice Society. We didn't get to see much but a teaser trailer did reveal this film would include various other heroes including Hawnman, Doctor Fate, Atom Smasher, Cyclone and Adrianna Tomaz. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be Black Adam and we have a release date. Black Adam will be in cinemas for July 29th, 2022.


The Blue Beetle


There was a very small update about the upcoming Blue Beetle movie. The concept art for the suit was revealed during an interview shown during DC FanDome.


Four New Animated Films


DC announced four new animated films and a short during the digital event. In Spring 2022, DC will release a crossover movie called Teen Titans Go & DC Super Hero Girls. The Summer will see the release of Green Lantern: Beware My Power. Then in the Fall, DC will release the first fully CD animation movie Battle of the Super Sons while the Winter will be getting a completed edition of Batman: The Long Halloween in 4K.


In addition to those, Catwoman: Hunted will be releasing February 2022.


TV Shows


Peacemaker


Featuring John Cena's character from Suicide Squad, Warner Bros reveaed that Peacemaker will be premiering on HBO Max. The first episode will be posted on January 13th 2022.


Video Games


Gotham Knights


No new release date but DC did give us a new story trailer at least. The story trailer showed more of Nighwing, Batgirl, Robin and Red Hood along with a look at the main antagonist in the game. The secret society known as The Court of Owls will feature The Penguin.


Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League


The upcoming Suicide Squad game is coming in 2022 but there's no release date yet. The new story trailer that debuted during the DC FanDome featured a lot of action and a few more members of the Justice League. The Penguin also had a fun little moment in typical Suicide Squad style.


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