Warner Bros. just confirmed a slew of DC Comics super hero movies, including team-based films based on Justice League and Suicide Squad and individual movies for characters The Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg and Wonder Woman, stretching into 2020.
DC has 10 movies planned to hit theaters between 2016 and 2020, Time Warner announced during an investor meeting, kicking off with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In 2016, a movie based on Suicide Squad will also bow in theaters.
In 2017, a stand-alone Wonder Woman feature starring Gal Gadot will debut, as will a Justice League film. The next year, The Flash, played by Ezra Miller, and Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, will get their own movies. For 2019, Warner Bros. has movies based on Shazam (aka Captain Marvel) and Justice League 2 planned, followed by a new Green Lantern movie and a Cyborg movie in 2020. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is attached to the Shazam movie, playing Black Adam, and Ray Fisher will play Cyborg.
Warner Bros. says it also has individual Batman and Superman movies in the works. The company also has an animated Lego Batman movie on its schedule, following on the success of The Lego Movie.
DC and Warner Bros.' announced slate means movie theaters will be dominated by comic book characters through 2020. Competitor Marvel Studios has a long list of films planned, including Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man (2015), a third Captain America movie and Doctor Strange (2016) and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (2017). Marvel has unannounced films with release dates that stretch to 2019.