Superheroes and supervillains got together and celebrated everything DC; On August 22nd, fans around the world gathered in one place for 24 hours to celebrate the past, present and future of DC. DCFanDome.com, the first virtual global event of its kind, encompassed the DC multiverse. The jam-packed Fanfest was ripe with new announcements from WB Games, Film and TV, as well as comics and the voices of casts and creators behind the fan’s favorite feature films and TV series, including: Aquaman, The Batman, Batwoman, Black Adam, Black Blitz, DC Super Hero Girls, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, DC's Stargirl, Doom Patrol, The Flash, Harley Quinn, the SnyderCut of Justice League, Lucifer, Pennyworth, SHAZAM !, The Suicide Squad, Supergirl, Superman & Lois, Teen Titans GO !, Titans , Guardians, Young Justice: Outsiders and Wonder Woman 1984 coming to cinemas worldwide this fall.
If you unfortunately missed this great event, we have a few highlights to offer including a roundup of new trailers, surprise announcements, panels, and more.
From the DC FanDome: Hall of Hereos comes:
Wonder Woman 1984
The cast and director of DC's next big screen adventure got off to a great start with a rousing Q&A that included some surprise guests and our first look at the new Wonder Woman 1984 trailer.
Director Patty Jenkins was joined by Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal to discuss their upcoming sequel to the 2017 hit. However, the climax of the 25-minute panel was a surprise appearance by the original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter; It was rounded off with the debut of the second trailer of the film.
The Hall of Heroes' second major panel was an announcement from Warner Bros. Games Montreal for an exciting new game called Gotham Knights.
In Gotham Knights, Batman is dead and there are up to four young members of the bat family; Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin and Red Hood fill in the void left by the fallen Dark Knight.
"The Sandman Universe: Enter Dreaming"
This discussion, moderated by Yvette Nicole Brown with guests Neil Gaiman, G. Willow Wilson, Dirk Maggs, and Michael Sheen, looked at the story of Gaiman's "Sandman" comic and the expansion of the original 75 issue series of things such as the fair start of The Dreaming: Waking Hours comic, the New York Times' best-selling The Sandman audio production, and the upcoming Netflix adaptation.
Introduction to Flash
Flash is coming! Director Andy Muschietti, star Ezra Miller, screenwriter Christina Hodson, and producer Barbara Muschietti, currently slated to hit theaters in the summer of 2022, shared enough details to keep the excitement going for this highly anticipated new adventure in the DC universe to wake up. Although the main plot points remain a mystery, Muschietti and Hodson confirmed that it was a time travel story, with the tone of the film matching Muschietti's ability to skilfully shift from comedic moments to terrible to deeply emotional ones.
The suicide squad
The Director of the Suicide Squad, James Gunn, who ran Marvel's hugely successful Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1. 2 began with a Q&A sharing excitement about his chance to write Harley Quinn and that he sees it as a sequel to John Ostrander's "Suicide Squad" comics. Gunn also surprised fans with an introduction to the cast and their roles.
The cast of the film: Viola Davis – Amanda Waller; Joel Kinnaman – Colonel Rick Flag; Michael Rooker – Savant; Flula Borg – spear; Margot Robbie – Harley Quinn; David Dastmalchian – Polka Dot Man; Daniela Melchior – Pied Piper 2; Idris Alba – blood sport; Mayling Ng – Mongal; Peter Capaldi – The Thinker; Alice Braga – Sol Soria; Pete Davidson – Blackguard; Nathan Fillion – T.D.K .; Sean Gunn – Weasel; Jai Courtney – Captain Boomerang; John Cena – Peacemaker; Steve Agee – King Shark; Juan Diego Botto – General Silvio Luna
Legacy of the Bat
This panel looked at the scope of Batman as a DC character and pop culture icon, and was dedicated to discussing the meaning of the Dark Knight and its continued evolution. The discussion was moderated by actor Nyambi Nyambi and included DC publisher and COO Jim Lee; Batwoman executive producer, Caroline Dries; Patrick Redding, creative director of Warner Bros. Games Montreal, writer and screenwriter John Ridley, Titans actor Brenton Thwaites; and new Batwoman star Javicia Leslie.
Lee and Ridley announced that Ridley will be writing a brand new Batman miniseries for DC with artist Nick Derington. The couple shared an illustration from artist LADRÖNN's comic book and said the book would spend a lot of time with Lucius Fox's family and likely feature a Batman in color.
Director Matt Reeves (War for the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield) The Batman teaser trailer stars Robert Pattinson; The film is scheduled to be shot again next month and hit theaters on October 1, 2021.
The Justice League Snyder Cut
At DC Fandome, Zack Snyder confirmed that his new installment of the Justice League 2021 will be available in four separate one-hour installments on HBO Max.
"We'll find a way to bundle it all together in the end," added Snyder to fans overseas who don't have the streaming service.
In a surprise announcement on the Black Adam panel, Dwayne Johnson, along with co-star Noah Centineo, announced that the Justice Society of America would be introduced to the film. In an animated tease, Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Cyclone were announced as JSA colleagues from Atom Smasher who will appear in the film.
The brand new digital comic series "Static Shock", which was created in the 1990s by Milestone Media and DC Comics, is due to be released in February 2021. According to filmmaker Reginald Hudlin, the electric teen superhero could also be seen on the big screen.
Titans season 3
Old friends and new threats await the Titans in Season 3 of Titans. The DC characters Red Hood (played by series star Curran Walters), Barbara Gordon (to be cast) and Dr. Jonathan Crane (to be cast) have been confirmed for the Titans season.
Don't be too sad if you missed August DCFanDome.com, because unfortunately the second day of DC FanDome called DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse comes on September 12th and features over 100 hours of content that will be available upon request will be for a whole day.