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The DC Comics film franchise, popularly referred to as the DC Extended Universe[1][2] (DCEU) and the DC Cinematic Universe (DCCU), is a collection of films based on characters that appear in publications by DC. The universe largely spans films, though a number of tie-in media have been produced.

Films

Film US release date Director(s) Written by Status
Man of Steel June 14, 2013 Zack Snyder David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan Released
Batman v Superman:
Dawn of Justice
March 25, 2016 David S. Goyer and Chris Terrio
Suicide Squad August 5, 2016 David Ayer David Ayer
Wonder Woman June 2, 2017 Patty Jenkins Geoff Johns and Allan Heinberg
Justice League November 17, 2017 Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon
Aquaman December 21, 2018[3] James Wan[4] Will Beall (screenplay)[5] James Wan and Geoff Johns (story)[6] Post-production
Shazam! April 5, 2019[7] David F. Sandberg[8] Henry Gayden & Darren Lemke[9]
Wonder Woman 1984 November 1, 2019[10] Patty Jenkins[11] Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns[12] and Dave Callaham[13] Filming
Cyborg April 3, 2020[14] TBA In development
Green Lantern Corps July 24, 2020[15] TBA David S. Goyer and Justin Rhodes[16]
Flashpoint TBA TBA Joby Harold[17]
Justice League 2 TBA
The Batman Matt Reeves[18] TBA
Man of Steel 2 TBA
Suicide Squad 2 Gavin O'Connor[19]
Gotham City Sirens David Ayer[20] Geneva Robertson-Dworet[20]
Justice League Dark TBA Michael Gilio[21]
Nightwing Chris McKay[22][23] TBA
Batgirl Christina Hodson[24]
Black Adam TBA
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Birds of Prey Cathy Yan[25] Christina Hodson[25]
The New Gods Ava DuVernay[26] Kario Salem[27]
Blackhawk Steven Spielberg[28] David Koepp[28]

Comics

Books

Novels

Companion books

References

  1. "This Week's Cover: First look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's ultimate superhero showdown" - Entertainment Weekly
  2. "Warner Bros: “DC Extended Universe” isn’t official; term was made up by Entertainment Weekly" - Batman-News
  3. "Warner Bros Pushes ‘Aquaman’ to Christmas 2018" - The Wrap
  4. "James Wan Closes Deals to Direct 'Aquaman' and 'Robotech'" - The Hollywood Reporter
  5. "'Aquaman' Movie Hooks 'Gangster Squad' Writer (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  6. "Aquaman's Patrick Wilson Steps Up to Defend The Film's Villains On Twitter" - Comic Book
  7. "‘Shazam’ director David F. Sandberg confirms April 2019 release date" - Batman-News
  8. "Shazam! Finds Its Director In David F. Sandberg" - Comicbook.com
  9. "DC's 'Shazam!' to Star Zachary Levi (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  10. "‘Wonder Woman 2’ Gets 2019 Release Date" - Variety
  11. "Patty Jenkins Confirms She’s Directing Wonder Woman 2 [Updated]" - Screenrant
  12. "Patty Jenkins Developing ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  13. "'The Expendables' Writer Joins Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns to Write 'Wonder Woman 2' (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  14. "How Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice maps out DC's movie universe" (page 1) - Entertainment Weekly
  15. "‘Godzilla 2,’ ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Stomp Out New Release Dates" - The Wrap
  16. "'Green Lantern Corps' Movie Writers Set, Key Characters Confirmed" - The Hollywood Reporter
  17. "Joby Harold to Do Page-One Rewrite of ‘The Flash’ Script (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  18. "‘The Batman’ Officially Signs Matt Reeves as Director" - Variety
  19. "‘Suicide Squad 2’: Gavin O’Connor to Write and Direct Sequel" - Variety
  20. 20.0 20.1 "David Ayer, Margot Robbie Reteam for All-Female DC Villains Movie 'Gotham City Sirens' (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  21. "Doug Liman to Direct ‘Dark Universe’ for DC, Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  22. "‘Nightwing’ Director Chris McKay on What Distinguishes the Hero from Batman" - Collider
  23. "Warner Bros. Plotting 'Nightwing' Movie With 'Lego Batman Movie' Director (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  24. "‘Bumblebee’ Scribe Christina Hodson Now Working On ‘Batgirl’" - Deadline
  25. 25.0 25.1 "Cathy Yan to Direct Harley Quinn Spinoff Starring Margot Robbie" - Variety
  26. "Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’" - Variety
  27. "Ava DuVernay To Direct Jack Kirby Comic Creation ‘The New Gods’ For Warner Bros, DC" - Deadline
  28. 28.0 28.1 "Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Adaptation of DC’s ‘Blackhawk’" - Variety

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  • DCEU got an official name now!

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