The DC Extended Universe is a shared universe created by DC Comics. From 2013, all live-action films made by DC Comics and Warner Brothers Entertainment have been classified as part of the cohesive universe.

Films Edit

Film US release date Director(s) Written by Status
Man of Steel June 14, 2013 Zack Snyder David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan Released
Batman v Superman:
Dawn of Justice
March 25, 2016 David S. Goyer and Chris Terrio
Suicide Squad August 5, 2016 David Ayer
Wonder Woman June 2, 2017 Patty Jenkins Geoff Johns and Allan Heinberg
Justice League November 17, 2017 Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon
Aquaman December 21, 2018 James Wan Will Beall and David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay)
James Wan and Geoff Johns (story)
Shazam! April 5, 2019 David F. Sandberg Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke
Birds of Prey February 7, 2020 Cathy Yan Christina Hodson
Wonder Woman 1984 August 14, 2020 [1] Patty Jenkins[2] Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns[3] and Dave Callaham[4] Post Production
The Suicide Squad August 6, 2021[5] James Gunn Post-production


The Batman October 1, 2021[5] Matt Reeves


Matt Reeves and Mattson Tomlin[8] Filming[9]
Black Adam December 22, 2021[10] Jaume Collet-Serra Adam Sztykiel In development
The Flash June 3, 2022[11] Andy Muschietti Christina Hodson
Shazam! 2 November 4, 2022[12] David F. Sandberg Henry Gayden
Aquaman 2 December 16, 2022 James Wan David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Jason Momoa
Untitled Amazonians film TBA[13]
Batgirl TBA Christina Hodson


Blackhawk TBA Steven Spielberg


David Koepp


Blue Beetle TBA Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer


Booster Gold TBA Greg Berlanti


Zack Stentz


Cyborg TBA
Deadshot TBA
Deathstroke TBA
Gotham City Sirens TBA David Ayer[18] Geneva Robertson-Dworet


Green Lantern Corps TBA Geoff Johns
Harley Quinn vs The Joker TBA Glenn Ficarra and John Requa[19] Glenn Ficarra and John Requa[19]
Joker TBA
Untitled Justice League sequel TBA
Justice League Dark TBA Michael Gillo, Jon Spaihts, Guillermo del Toro, and Gerard Johnstone[20]
Lobo TBA Jason Fuchs


Untitled Man of Steel sequel TBA
The New Gods TBA Ava DuVernay


Kario Salem,[23] Tom King, and Ava DuVernay
Nightwing TBA Chris McKay


Bill Dubuque


Plastic Man TBA Amanda Idoko


Untitled Supergirl film TBA Oren Uziel


The Trench TBA Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald[28]
Untitled Wonder Woman 1984 sequel TBA[29]

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  1. "'Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Pushed Until August, ‘In the Heights’ Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic" - Variety
  2. "Patty Jenkins Confirms She’s Directing Wonder Woman 2 [Updated]" - Screenrant
  3. "Patty Jenkins Developing ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  4. "'The Expendables' Writer Joins Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns to Write 'Wonder Woman 2' (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 'The Batman' Moves Back Amid Warner Bros. Date Shuffle – Hollywood Reporter
  6. "‘The Batman’ Officially Signs Matt Reeves as Director" - Variety
  7. ‘The Batman’ To Fly In Summer 2021; Ben Affleck Passes The Torch To Next Generation Of Bruce Wayne – Deadline
  8. Mattson Tomlin Is Co-Writing ‘The Batman’ Script With Matt Reeves
  9. [1]
  10. Black Adam release date
  11. [h 'The Batman' Moves Back Amid Warner Bros. Date Shuffle]
  12. 'The Batman' Moves Back Amid Warner Bros. Date Shuffle 
  13. "Jenkins Developing Wonder Woman Spin-Off for the Amazons" - Newsarama
  14. "'Batgirl' Movie Back On, Now With 'Bumblebee' Writer (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Adaptation of DC’s ‘Blackhawk’" - Variety
  16. [2]
  17. 17.0 17.1 "TV Producer of the Year Greg Berlanti: ’I Still Fight About Everything’" - The Hollywood Reporter
  18. 18.0 18.1 David Ayer, Margot Robbie Reteam for All-Female DC Villains Movie 'Gotham City Sirens' (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
  19. 19.0 19.1 Joker and Harley Quinn Movie Coming from 'Crazy Stupid Love' Filmmakers (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
  20. "Doug Liman to Direct ‘Dark Universe’ for DC, Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  22. "Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s Superhero Epic ‘New Gods’" - Variety
  23. "Ava DuVernay To Direct Jack Kirby Comic Creation ‘The New Gods’ For Warner Bros, DC" - Deadline Hollywood
  25. Warner Bros. Plotting 'Nightwing' Movie With 'Lego Batman Movie' Director (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
  26. [3]
  27. "'Supergirl' Movie in the Works With '22 Jump Street' Writer" - The Hollywood Reporter
  28. [4]
  29. "Director Patty Jenkins: ‘Wonder Woman 3‘ Will Be a ‘Contemporary Story‘" - The Hollywood Reporter
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