In what was the shocking announcement coming out of Time Warner Investor Day, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara announced the future of the DC movie universe by unveiling nine DC properties coming to multiplexes, along with already in production Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, over the next 6 years.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams
August 5, 2016
Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer
June 23, 2017
Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot
November 10, 2017:
Justice League Part One directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams (confirmed)
March 23, 2018:
The Flash starring The Perks of Being a Wallflower’s Ezra Miller (Grant Gustin deserves better)
July 27, 2018:
Aquaman starring Jason Momoa
April 5, 2019:
Shazam starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Black Adam
June 14, 2019:
Justice League Part Two directed by Zack Snyder
April 3, 2020
Cyborg starring Ray Fisher
June 19, 2020
Green Lantern *reboot of the franchise (sorry girls, no Ryan Reynolds)
Warner Brothers has also confirmed that solo films for both Batman and Superman are also in development though no release date has been set for either.
Since then the casting rumors have begun to swell with The Hollywood Reporter claiming that, Suicide Squad’s David Ayer is courting Ryan Gosling, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Will Smith for roles as the antihero team of incarcerated supervillains.