Every DC superhero movie coming in 2022
In 2021, Warner Bros. and DC gifted superhero fans the much-requested “Snyder Cut” from Justice League, James Gunn’s wild take on The suicide squad and lively adaptations of Batman: Along Halloween and Injustice. In terms of the number of releases alone, 2022 promises to be an even bigger year for DC films – and hopefully the quality will make it an even better year. Here’s CBR’s guide to every new DC superhero movie coming out in 2022.
The 2022 DC film debut is an animated East-West co-production written by Greg Weisman and directed by Shinsuke Terasawa. Young justice fans will be happy to hear that this Catwoman story is “adjacent” to Weisman’s HBO Max series, while anime fans have drawn comparisons between the jazzy style of the trailer and that of the anime. On the same topic. Lupine III.
Catwoman: Hunted will be released on home and digital video on February 8, 2022.
The most publicized DC movie of 2022 is without a doubt that of Matt Reeves The batman, which is set in its own continuity outside of the main DC Extended Universe. Robert Pattinson goes from vampire to bat as he takes the hood off a younger, angrier Bruce Wayne, still establishing himself as the hero we know and love. Paul Dano’s Riddler should be an intimidating opponent, while Zoe Kravitz’s Catwoman seems to bring a sly and romantic tension.
The batman opens in theaters on March 4, 2022.
DC League of Super-Pets
For those who are too young for the darkness of The batman, there’s the CG animated family movie from Warner Animation Group DC League of Super-Pets. Krypto the Superdog, voiced by Dwayne Johnson, leads a team of animals with newly discovered superpowers on a mission to save the Justice League. It looks a lot like that of Enlightenment The Secret Life of Pets series, but with a certain superhero flavor.
DC League of Super-Pets opens in theaters on May 20, 2022.
Green lantern: beware of my power
Green lantern: beware of my power will be the third original DC Universe animated film centered on Green Lantern, after Green lantern: first flight and Green Lantern: Emerald Knights. The film was announced during the DC FanDome 2021 event, but no details have yet been revealed on the plot, cast, or crew.
Green lantern: beware of my power will be released on home and digital video in summer 2022.
A long passionate project in progress for the star Dwayne Johnson, Black adam promises to establish Shazam’s former nemesis as the DCEU’s greatest anti-hero. Jaume Collet-Serra, who previously worked with Johnson on Jungle cruise, directed. The film will feature the DCEU’s Justice Society of America, including heroes such as Atom Smasher (Noah Centineo), Hawkman (Aldis Hodge), Cyclone (Quintessa Swindell), and Doctor Fate (Pierce Brosnan).
Black adam opens in theaters on July 29, 2022.
Marvel has already embraced the multiverse with Spider-Man: No Path Home and will continue to explore it with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Now DC is making their own nostalgia bait flick that cuts across the timeline. Flash of Ezra Miller could be Flashthe main character of, but much of the hype for it Breaking pointThe inspired DCEU movie is based on the chance to see Ben Affleck’s Batman share the screen with Michael Keaton’s.
Flash opens in theaters on November 4, 2022.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom
No one expected the first Aquaman film to become the most successful global blockbuster in all of the DCEU, but here we are. Director James Wan and stars Jason Momoa (Aquaman) and Amber Heard (Mera) are now back in an attempt to raise the bar for the sequel, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. The new film is said to contain more horror elements and a complex storyline, while also improving the action and comedy of its predecessor.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom opens in theaters on December 17, 2022.
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Happy little batman
The idea of ââa Batman Christmas movie is not new (Batman Returns says hello), but the next animated TV movie Happy little batman seems to offer a healthier form of holiday cheer than Tim Burton panic. The story centers on six-year-old Damian Wayne, who must become “Little Batman” to save Christmas in Gotham from various criminals and villains.
Happy little batman premiere on Cartoon Network for Christmas 2022.
Teen Titans Go! vs DC Super Hero Girls
The Cartoon Network shows Teen Titans Go! and DC Super Hero Girls have had several crossover episodes before, but why stop at crossover episodes when you could have a full crossover movie? The first glimpse of the Teen Titans Go! vs DC Super Hero Girls The 2021 DC FanDome movie features the wacky humor and meta-self-awareness that these cartoons are known for.
A release date for Teen Titans Go! vs DC Super Hero Girls has not yet been announced.
the Bat girl the movie is almost here – and thankfully, it’s no longer managed by Joss Whedon. Instead, it’s directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (who also do Ms. marvel for Disney +) and written by Christina Hodson (the Birds of prey screenwriter who also writes Flash). Leslie Grace from In the heights plays Barbara Gordon, while the casting of Michael Keaton as Batman gives a clue as to Flashthe implications of continuity.
Bat girl will premiere on HBO Max on a date yet to be announced.
Battle of the Super Sons
Battle of the Super Sons is another live-action animated film announced at DC FanDome 2021. This one centers on Jon Kent and Damian Wayne, the respective children of Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne. Plot, cast, and crew details have yet to be announced, but one detail that could make this film a subject to pay attention to is that this is the first original film by DC Universe animation made entirely in computer animation.
A release date for Battle of the Super Sons has not yet been announced.
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