DC FanDome has finally arrived and gave us a look at some of the most anticipated films, TV shows, video games, and comic books from the DC universe. Some of the big highlights were new trailers for The Batman, The Flash, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, Gotham Knights, Black Adam, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Peacemaker, and Aquaman and Lost Kingdom.
If you think that’s a lot, you are in for a treat as there is so much more to see and learn about. To help ensure you don’t miss a thing, we’ve gathered all the biggest and best news stories and trailers from DC FanDome 2021 below. Enjoy!
The Batman: New Trailer Debuts at DC FanDome
Director Matt Reeves and actors Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz helped share the newest trailer for The Batman at DC FanDome 2021. This story is set during Batman’s second year as as crimefighter and sees him investigating a series of murders committed by Paul Dano’s The Riddler.
He is working alongside Gotham Police ally James Gordon, who is played by Jeffrey Wright, and his investigation also puts him on a crash course with Kravitz’ Selina Kyle/Catwoman.
The Batman Trailer Breakdown: 5 Reasons Why He’s The Craziest Dark Knight Yet
Join us as we break down the latest trailer for The Batman and see why we think Robert Pattinson’s Dark Knight might just be the most deranged one yet.
How Can The Batman Get Even Darker?
With The Batman, director Matt Reeves looks to be taking the iconic hero in an even darker direction than before. Let’s take a look at how The Batman could get even darker.
Why the Robert Pattinson Batman Needs The Riddler
With The Batman taking a much darker tone, we feel that The Riddler is the perfect villain to Robert Pattinson’s Batman.
The Batman: Robert Pattinson Wore Val Kilmer’s Batsuit for Screen Test
The Batman director Matt Reeves revealed that Robert Pattinson wore Val Kilmer’s Batsuit from Batman Forever during an early screen test for the upcoming film.
The Flash: First Footage Teases Michael Keaton’s Batman and Batmobile
Ezra Miller helped reveal the first footage of The Flash and it featured a most welcome tease of Michael Keaton’s Batman and Batmobile.
Gotham Knights Gets a New Story Trailer, But No New Release Date
While we received no new release date, Gotham Knights did get a new story trailer and behind-the-scenes featurette at DC FanDome 2021. The story trailer featured more footage of Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Red Hood alongside a further glimpse at Gotham’s deadly secret society The Court of Owls.
Gotham Knights is set to be released in 2022.
Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League – First Footage Revealed at DC Fandome 2021
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League recieved a brand-new trailer that gave fans their first look at Rocksteady’s new take on The Flash, Green Lantern, and Wonder Woman. While no release date was given, we now know a lot more about the game that stars Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Deadshot, and King Shark.
We also got a quick look at the Batmobile, but Batman has yet to make an appearance.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Trailer Easter Egg Honors the Characters’ Comic Book Origins
The newest Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League trailer featured an Easter Egg that honored the comic book origins of Captain Boomerang, Deadshot, and King Shark.
Black Adam: First Footage of Dwayne Johnson’s DC Debut Revealed
We have finally received our first look at Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s debut in the DC Universe as Black Adam.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods: First Footage Shows Villains, Monsters, and More
The first footage from Shazam! Fury of the Gods was revealed at DC FanDome 2021 and showed the Shazm family in action and the newest villains they will face in Helen Mirren’s Hespera and Lucy Liu’s Kalypso.
Peacemaker on HBO Max Reveals First Trailer and Release Date
Alongside its first teaser trailer, WB revealed that Peacemaker, which stars John Cena’s character from Suicide Squad, will premiere on HBO Max on January 13, 2022.
The first behind-the-scenes footage of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom was revealed at DC FanDome and reintroduced fans to the stars of the film, including Jason Momoa and Yahya Abdul-Mateen.
Batman: Caped Crusader Is ‘Adult’, ‘Psychologically Complex’, and Includes New Versions of Familiar Characters
While we didn’t get a first look at Batman: Caped Crusader, we learned a ton about the upcoming HBO Max series, including its adult themes, authentic ‘40s-style setting, modern approach to inclusivity, and much more.
DC Announces Four New Animated Films at DC FanDome 2021
DC has announced that four feature animated films will be released in 2022 alongside an animated short film. These films include Teen Titans Go & DC Super Hero Girls, Green Lantern: Beware My Power, Battle of the Super Sons, and Batman: The Long Halloween.
Batgirl: New Story Details and Suit Revealed for Live-Action Movie
Warner Bros. and DC have shared new story details for Batgirl alongside a look at the new take on Batgirl’s suit. You can check out the concept art of the suit below;
The Blue Beetle received a small update at DC FanDome, but it was a welcome one. We got some concept art of the live-action movie suit for Blue Beetle. You can see it below;
Concept art for the Blue Beetle movie suit design was shown for the first time during DC FanDome 2021.
DC’s Animated Movie Catwoman: Hunted Gets Release Date, Trailer
DC revealed the first look at the upcoming animated film Catwoman: Hunted and shared that the film will be released on February 8, 2022.
Netflix’s The Sandman: First Look at Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer
While we received our first big look at Netflix’s The Sandman at TUDUM, DC FanDome gave us a look at Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer.
DC League of Super-Pets Official Preview
DC League of Super-Pets got a new preview trailer and gave a glimpse at the upcoming animated film starring some super-powered pets. This film stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, John Krasinski, and more.
DC League of Super-Pets Is Getting a Video Game
Alongside the film, DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace will tell a video game spin-off story in Spring 2022. The game looks to be an on-rails shooter set in Metropolis.
DC’s Stargirl: Official Season 2 Sneak Peek
DC’s Stargirl got a teaser trailer for its second season which will see Courtney Whitmore aka Stargirl trapped in a black-and-white purgatory while her life hangs in the balance.
Robert Pattinson’s Batman Is Getting a Gorgeous Statue
Robert Pattinson’s Batman is getting the statue treatment in February 2022 courtesy of McFarlane Toys and features the Caped Crusader standing on a logo for The Batman A new statue for The Joker – Joker: Purple Craze – was also revealed.
Furthermore, a statue of Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam will also be on its way, but we didn’t get to see that one just yet.
You Can Buy an Official Superman Hat… For $750
NFL QB Cam Newton stopped by DC FanDome and announced an official Superman hat that costs… $750. This Meshika x Superman hat collaboration features limited edition collector’s items and hats that go up to $950.
DC’s Monkey Prince Leaps Into New Comic Book Series
DC shared new details on the 12-issue Monkey Prince series that will launch in February 2022 and will tell more of the story of Marcus Sun.
Wonder Woman Faces Her Future in ‘Trial of the Amazons’ Crossover
At DC FanDome 2021, new details about the upcoming Trial of the Amazons comic book crossover event were revealed. This story will link together all of DC’s Amazonian heroines, including Wonder Woman, Queen Hippolyta, Nubia, Artemis, and Future State: Wonder Woman’s Yara Flor.
Batwoman: Official Season 3 Teaser Trailer and Official Batwing Spotlight Revealed
The third season of Batwoman was teased with a trailer that had a very retro vibe. Alongside this teaser, we were also treated to a spotlight of Batwing.
Supergirl: Official Farewell Tribute Panel
Supergirl star Melissa Benoist was joined by stars of the show’s six seasons to look back at the run of the show that is coming to its end.
Superman & Lois: Official Season 2 Behind-The-Scenes Featurette
Those looking forward to Superman & Lois’ second season were given a behind-the-scenes look at the interior set of the Smallville home of the Kent family.
Sweet Tooth: Official Fan Q&A with Christian Convery
Sweet Tooth’s Christian Convery stopped by DC FanDome to answer fan questions about his deer-boy hybrid character Gus, shooting in New Zealand, his favorite DC heroes, and more.
Naomi: Official Season 1 Trailer
Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship’s Naomi received a teaser trailer for its first season at DC FanDome 2021 and gave fans a glimpse of the story that will see Kaci Walfall’s Naomi journeying to the heights of the Multiverse in search for answers.
DC Heroes & Villains Is a New Match-3 Mobile Puzzle Game RPG
WB announced DC Heroes & Villains at DC FanDome 2021, the first-ever match-3 puzzle RPG set in the DC Universe. It will feature a vast roster of the most iconic heroes and villains and will be available on iOS and Android devices in early 2022.
DMZ: New Images and Details Revealed for HBO Max’s DC Comics Adaptation
HBO Max’s adaptation of DC Comics’ DMZ received a ton of new details and images at FanDome 2021. This limited series from Ava Duvernay and Roberto Patino stars Rosario Dawson and takes place in a near-future USA that is in the middle of its second civil war.
DC Developing Milestone Animated Movie, New Season 2 Comics
DC’s Milestone Media is set to release a new feature-length animated movie starring Static and his fellow Dakotaverse heroes.
Young Justice: Phantoms Unexpectedly Releases Two Episodes
The first two episodes of Young Justice Season 4 – titled Young Justice: Phantoms – were unexpectedly released today on HBO Max. The series will get new episodes each and every Thursday.
DC’s Titans Season 4 Announced Alongside Season 3 Finale Clip
Prior to the end of its third season, it was confirmed that DC’s Titans will officially return for a fourth season. Speaking of Season 3, a new clip from the finale was shown ahead of its October 21 air date.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Official “100 Episodes in 100 Seconds” Trailer
Fans of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow were treated to a trailer that covered 100 episodes of the show in 100 seconds.
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