DC fans finally got some long-awaited news on Tuesday, when the first details for DC FanDome 2021 were officially unveiled. The free The free all-new, epic streaming event which is set to occur on Saturday, October 16th beginning at 10 am PT/12pm CT, is expected feature exclusive content and breaking news tied to a wide array of DC Comics movies, television shows, video games, comics, and more. The event will be available to stream on DCFanDome.com, as well as (for the first time) Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, providing viewers with more opportunities than ever to experience the fun.
"DC FanDome 2020 was a first-of-its kind global virtual fan experience and showcased every aspect of the DC Universe with unprecedented scale and access," Ann Sarnoff, the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group, said in a statement. "This year, we're taking everything that people loved about DC FanDome and supercharging it to super-serve fans with even more exclusive first-looks, breaking news, in-depth interviews and insight from the stars and creative teams of their favorite DC content."
Given how much was unveiled at the inaugural DC FanDome in 2020, it was safe to assume that this year's event would deliver — and based on what's been announced so far, that will especially be the case. Keep scrolling to check out every movie, TV show, video game, and comic title that has been confirmed for DC FanDome 2021.
Aquaman: King of Atlantis
A three-part animated HBO Max miniseries, Aquaman: King of Atlantis is set to feature a new, colorful story involving Aquaman, Mera, Vulko, and Ocean Master. The series is executive produced by Aquaman movie director James Wan, and does not currently have a release date orprevnext
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom
The highly-anticipated sequel to 2018's live-acton Aquaman, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom began filming earlier this summer, and is expected to bring some sort of behind-the-scenes look to FanDome.
James Wan is returning to direct, with a cast that includes Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Patrick Wilson as Orm, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, and Amber Heard as Mera. Game of Thrones alum Pilou Asbaek has also joined the cast in an unknown role.prevnext
The Batman broke the Internet with its first trailer at DC FanDome 2020 — and it's already been confirmed that the film will be bringing a second trailer to this year's proceedings.
The Batman is co-written and directed by Matt Reeves, and will see Robert Pattinson as Batman, Colin Farrell as The Penguin, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Real, Barry Keoghan as Officer Stanley Merkel, and Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth.prevnext
Batman: Caped Crusader
A new HBO Max animated series announced earlier this year, Batman: Caped Crusader hails from Batman: The Animated Series alum Bruce Timm, legendary director and producer J.J. Abrams, and The Batman director Matt Reeves.prevnext
Batman: Fear State
Just launched across the pages of DC Comics, the Fear State event ties together Scarecrow's plans to control Gotham City With fear and Mayor Christopher Nakano's attempts to make the city safe by striking a deal with The Magistrate. "Fear State" will be the launchpad for several new Batman Family series and plots leading to a new status quo in 2022.prevnext
This year saw legions of comics and video game fans flock to Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point, a six-issue miniseries that combined DC Comics characters with the popular Epic Games Battle Royale. Later this year, that story is set to continue in the Batman/Fortnite One-Shot #1, which promises an even bigger event.
The issue will be written by Scott Snyder, Christos Gage, and Donald Mustard, with art from Joshus Hixson.prevnext
A preschool-oriented HBO Max original series announced last October, Batwheels will follow the young group of sentient super-powered vehicles that fight crime in Gotham City. In the series, the Batmobile and other Gotham vehicles have been given sentient life by the Batcomputer, essentially making them kids with no life experience. The team includes the Batmobile, the Batgirl Cycle, the Redbird, the Batwing, and the Bat Truck.prevnext
Set to enter its third season on The CW this October, Batwoman stars Javicia Leslie as Ryan Wilder, Gotham City's newest caped crusader. The series also stars Rachel Skarsten as Alice, Camrus Johnson as Luke Fox/Batwing, Nicole Kang as Mary Hamilton, and Meagan Tandy as Sophie Moore. New cast members for Season 3 will include Bridget Regan as Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy, Victoria Cartagena as Renee Montoya, Nick Creegan as Marquis Jet, and Robin Givens as Jada Jett.prevnext
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's long-awaited foray into the DC Universe, Black Adam will tell the origin story of the beloved antihero, as well as serve as the feature film debut of the Justice Society of America. The film is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, and also Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, Sarah Shahi as Adrianna Tomaz, and Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate.prevnext
Spinning out of the pages of the Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular, the scourge of the seas now gets his own series. Black Manta is chasing a rare metal with incredible powers, and he's not the only one who wants to get his hands on it, friend and foe alike! Torrid is a former ally who has escaped hell (literally!) to answer the call of the metal, but can Manta trust her? Hopefully so because he might need her help to fend off Devil Ray, a new competitor for the role of the biggest villain underwater.
Black Manta will be written by Chuck Brown with art by Valentine De Landro, and the first issue is set to be released on September 7th.prevnext
The new anime film Catwoman: Hunted follows Catwoman in an attempt to steal a priceless jewel. This puts her squarely in the crosshairs of both a powerful consortium of villains, Interpol and Batwoman. The film is directed by Shinsuke Terasawa and will star Elizabeth Gilles as Catwoman and Stephanie Beatriz as Batwoman.prevnext
DC League of Super-Pets
DC League of Super-Pets, the animated film set to be released in theaters in the summer of 2022, will follow the pets of DC superheroes (Superman's dog, Krypto; Batman's dog, Ace the Bat-Hound; Wonder Woman's kangaroo, Jumpa; and Supergirl's cat, Streaky the Supercat) as they form a crime-fighting team of their own.
The film is directed by Jared Stern and Sam Levine, and stars Dwayne Johnson as Krypto and Kevin Hart as Ace. Kate McKinnon, John Krasinski, Vanessa Bayer, Natasha Lyonne, Diego Luna, Keanu Reeves, and Jameela Jamil have all been cast in currently-unknown roles.prevnext
DC Super Hero Girls
DC Kids FanDome is expected to feature new content tied to DC Super Hero Girls, which is currently in its second season on Cartoon Network. The show tells the coming-of-age stories of the Super Hero Girls, deals with their choices and decisions regarding their superhero identities and their secret identities.
The series stars Grey Griffin as Wonder Woman, Tara Strong as Batgirl, Nicole Sullivan as Supergirl, Kari Wahlgren as Zatanna, Myrna Velasco as Green Lantern, and Kimberly Brooks as Bumblebee.prevnext
Inspired by the Vertigo Comics series of the same name, HBO Max's DMZ television miniseries will follow Alma (Rosario Dawson), a medic becomes a symbol of hope in a demilitarized Manhattan island while trying to also find her lost son during the Second American Civil War.
The series is executive produced by Ava DuVernay, and also stars Benjamin Bratt, Freddy Miyares, Hoon Lee, Jordan Preston Carter, Venus Ariel, Jade Wu, Rey Gallegos, Agam Darshi, and Juani Feliz.prevnext
Doom Patrol follows the unlikely heroes of the eponymous team who all received their powers through tragic circumstances and are generally shunned by society.
The series, which will debut its third season on HBO Max beginning in late September, stars Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, April Bowlby as Elasti-Girl, Matt Bomer as Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Robot Man, Timothy Dalton as The Chief, and Joivan Wade as Cyborg.prev