J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot is developing a darker reboot of DC Comics Constantine for HBO Max with Guy Bolton attached to write.
The worlds of Richard Donner‘s Superman and Tim Burton‘s Batman are getting the comic book treatment.
DC Comics have announced a new upcoming digital series, Batman ’89, by Sam Hamm and Joe Quinones, and Superman ’78, by Robert Venditti and Wilfredo Torres.
Joe Barton is heading to Gotham to take over showrunning duties on HBO Max’s upcoming The Batman TV series.
The British writer has joined the series as showrunner and exec producer following the departure of Terence Winter in November.
Warner Bros has announced Wonder Woman 1984 on streaming service HBO Max and cinemas on Christmas Day in USA. And we now have confirmation that the film will also be released in the UK on 16th December 2020. It is still unclear however whether this will be a cinema or VOD release in the UK where many large cinema chains are currently on limited opening or closed indefinitely.
Robert Pattinson has been cleared to return to filming ‘The Batman’ again after his positive COVID-19 test brought production on the comic book movie to a standstill. The studio has never confirmed the identity of the person with the positive test and did not reveal any information about Pattinson’s condition or if anyone else on the production tested positive. Representatives for Pattinson also never acknowledged that he had contracted the virus, though Variety confirmed an initial report in Vanity Fair that the actor had COVID-19.
DC Universe Live-Action show ‘Doom Patrol’ has been renewed for a third season. The announcement was made as part of a panel for the DC FanDome virtual fan event.
The panel featured a discussion about the show with executive producers Jeremy Carver and Chris Dingess, co-executive producer Tamara Becher-Wilkinson, and series stars Matt Bomer, Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Joivan Wade, Timothy Dalton, Karen Obilom, Abigail Shapiro, Riley Shanahan and Matthew Zuk.
Wonder Woman 1984 is officially delayed to later in 2020. After initially moving Wonder Woman 1984 to August, the studio then settled on an October release date, positioning Wonder Woman 1984 about a month after Tenet’s domestic debut. According to The Wall Street Journal, Wonder Woman 1984 has been delayed again. A new official release date is not set, but WB plans for Wonder Woman 1984 to come out later in 2020. The current scheduled date is December 25th 2020.