Over the weekend, DC Comics held what it known as FanDome. The most recent in an extended line of online-only conventions, the displays principally crammed the void created by the undeniable fact that there was no large Warner Bros. panel at Comedian-Con Worldwide this 12 months.
Throughout the weekend’s occasions, DC unleashed a slew of teasers and trailers for its upcoming movies—most of which felt like drops of ice-cold water in the superhero-movie drought of this summer time. Talking of, one among the largest trailers launched was for the sequel to the superhero blockbuster of 2017: Surprise Woman. It’s comply with up—Surprise Woman 1984—jumps forward a couple of a long time to the period of malls and Day-Glo, giving a resurrected Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) a fanny pack and Diana (Gal Gadot) the greatest anti-aging cream cash should buy. (JK, she’s an Amazonian warrior, she doesn’t age like mere mortals.) It additionally has Kristen Wiig’s Barbara/Cheetah in motion. It appears to be like like a helluva lot of enjoyable, and it additionally guarantees to reply the query, “Barbara, what did you do?”
Subsequent up: The Batman. The most recent Caped Crusader film, starring Robert Pattinson, options Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon, Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot/the Penguin (belief us, he is there; he is simply behind a whole lot of make-up), and Paul Dano as the Riddler—and it appears to be like like a whole lot of enjoyable. Additionally, because of Pattinson’s liberal use of eye make-up, it appears to be like an terrible lot like The Crow, proper right down to the 1990s soundtrack. No matter. We’re in.
Throughout FanDome, DC additionally confirmed off a couple of teasers for The Suicide Squad and Zack Snyder’s long-awaited (and long-belabored) reduce of Justice League. (You do not forget that one, proper? The one which appeared like a fantasy till followers talked about it a lot Warner Bros. determined to ask Snyder to make it for HBO Go? Yeah, it is an actual factor now!) For The Suicide Squad (to not be confused with 2016’s Suicide Squad), there is not any precise trailer, however followers do now have a character-reveal teaser and a montage of behind-the-scenes footage and interviews that’s principally an enormous center finger to director David Ayer’s tackle the antihero group from simply 4 years in the past.
Persevering with the theme of curious scoring decisions, the trailer for Snyder’s reduce of Justice League is about to Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” and admittedly, it does not make the film look a lot like a brand new reduce of the 2017 movie because it does a totally completely different film. Regardless, it appears to be like as flashy and grimdark as you would possibly anticipate. See it for your self beneath.
Surprise Woman 1984 is scheduled for launch October 2. The Batman, The Suicide Squad, and Snyder’s Justice League reduce are all slated for 2021.
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