Holy cinematic universe, Batman! Warner Bros and DC seem to be ramping up production with their movies. A juicy Reddit post has detailed a bunch of info that there could be four separate movies taking place in the caped crusader’s universe.
This comes at a time when Warner is really trying to course correct their DC Cinematic Universe. They seem to be putting all their cards on the table to showcase their biggest star, Batman. This rumor dropped on the DCEU Leaks subreddit forum suggesting that the studio will be going all out in 2019 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the titular superhero. Going all out means, releasing the much-anticipated solo Batman flick along with movies that take place in his universe. Movies like the rumored Gotham City Sirens and the solo Nightwing film.
The complete list of rumors is posted below:
The plan for 2019 is to release four Batman related films. Gotham City Sirens around Valentine’s Day weekend, Nightwing on Memorial Day weekend, Batgirl in August and The Batman in November. The studio is doing this to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Batman.
The Batman film will still have Deathstroke but not as a main villain. Matt Reeves wants to do a larger scale Batman film that will include the Bat family as well as most of Batman’s rogues.
In addition, two Batman animated films are also planned for 2019. One will be an adaptation of The Long Halloween.
Grant Wilson might be the villain for the Nightwing solo film. He is hired by Roland Desmond to take out all the mob bosses in Blüdhaven.
Suicide Squad 2 or Dark Universe will most likely be taking Aquaman’s previous release date.
Mel Gibson is no longer the front runner to direct the Suicide Squad sequel. Jaume Collet-Serra and Ruben Fleischer are now the top candidates. The script is currently being written with a story pitch given by Ayer. Killer Frost will be the new female lead to replace Harley Quinn.
The Dark Universe script is going through final rewrites. Guillermo Del Toro’s old treatment was used as a base and was rewritten to connect to the universe. If Liman is ready, filming could start as early as summer.
Four movies are also planned for 2020. Warner Bros wants to do two low budget/smaller scale films and two big budget/larger scale films per year.
Jonathan Levine is in talks to direct The Flash. The film will most likely release in 2020.
Matthew Vaughn will most likely write the Man of Steel sequel if he takes on the directional duties.
That’s a heck of a drop considering none of this has been verified. So, take this news with a grain of salt. However, some of these rumors have been floating around before. So, they could have some credibility.
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