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There’s an ocean’s worth of speculation about what’s in store for DC Studios with Peter Safran and James Gunn heading as co-CEOs. One of the topics that has managed to find its way to the top revolves around Aquaman star Jason Momoa leaving the titular role for the alien Lobo. On paper, it probably makes a lot of sense, but there are so many things wrong with this recasting.
It's no secret that for several years, the DC film and television offerings have been a mixed bag. For every great triumph like "The Batman" and "Peacemaker," there have been misfires such as "Black Adam" and "Wonder Woman 1984." Not to mention, the shared universe known as the DC Extended Universe has become a convoluted mess of retcons and contradictions, making keeping track of it a chore. Thankfully, it seems that DC media is about to turn a new leaf under the leadership of James Gunn and Peter Safran, the bosses of DC Studios.
DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn spoke about former Superman actor Henry Cavill’s exit as the Man of Steel at the DCU presentation on the Warners lot on Monday, clarifying that he and co-CEO Peter Safran didn’t fire Cavill and adding that the “Man of Steel” actor was unfortunately “dicked around by a lot of people.”
Tuesday was a huge day for DC fans with DC Studios announcing the first half of the DC Universe's Chapter 1: Gods and Monsters slate, but while there were several new film and television projects to get excited about, co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran also had some news about existing projects as well — including Harley Quinn. At the press event outlining the slate, Gunn and Safran were asked about the fate of the fan-favorite HBO Max animated series and Gunn made it clear that Harley's adventures will be continuing.
Dave Bautista says he will not be playing Bane in James Gunn's DC movies: 'He's starting from scratch'
"I don't think at this point in my career that I can bring justice to Bane anymore," the 54-year-old actor admitted to Insider.
After weeks of speculation and early reports, James Gunn and Peter Safran, the new heads of DC Studios over at Warner Bros., have officially announced their plans for the first phase of a new era of superhero movies. A Superman movie reboot, a Supergirl film, a sequel to The Batman,...
With writer-director James Gunn's final movie for the Marvel Cinematic Universe — "Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3" — soon on the horizon, one of the film's stars, Dave Bautista, is shedding some light on the filmmaker's upcoming plans for the DC Universe and the prospects of the actor's participation in it.
James Gunn Raves About The Flash Movie, Co-DC Studios CEO Peter Safran Talks About Ezra Miller's Future In The Role
DC Studios CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran share their thoughts about the upcoming Flash movie, and Ezra Miller's future in the franchise.
When it was announced that James Gunn and Peter Safran would be the new co-heads of DC Studios, the excitement for the new DCU was palpable. Gunn and Safran's introduction as the co-heads of DC Studios stirred up a lot of drama in the past few months as it meant the fate of current in-production films was in flux. During a press conference, Gunn and Safran laid out their extended plan for the DCU, but also clarified just how similar and dissimilar this new universe would be to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
James Gunn Updates The Status Of Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, And More In The Rebooting DC Universe
James Gunn has provided a few updates about where Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, and more stand in the DC Universe.
James Gunn has revealed some fascinating details about how the DC Universe's canon will have a different approach to crossovers and events.
James Gunn is dishing on all the upcoming plans for the DC Universe. Gunn, 56, and Peter Safran, 57, officially started running the newly created DC Studios within Warner Bros. Discovery three months ago, and now the co-CEOS have announced the first titles to come out of the studio. Gunn explained that the titles will exist in one universe and one story, and if something is outside of that story — such as Matt Reeves’ “The Batman,” Todd Phillips’ “Joker” or “Teen Titans Go!” — then it would be explicitly labeled as DC Elseworlds. “As many of you know, DC has been disconnected...
DC Studios head James Gunn has revealed that he formed a brain trust to help map out the DC Universe's overarching story – and that group consisted of some of the biggest fan-favorite TV and/or movie writers around! As reporters confirmed during the DC Studios presentation, Drew Goddard (Cloverfield, Cabin in the Woods), Jeremy Slater (Moon Knight), Christina Hodson (The Flash, Batgirl, Birds of Prey), Christal Henry (HBO's Watchmen), and comics writer Tom King (Batman, Batman/Catwoman) all contributed to helping set up the DCU.
The DCEU is dead. Long live the DC Universe. After months of anticipation and much speculation, new DC Film heads James Gunn and Peter Safran held a press conference to unveil the first slate of projects in their new, unified vision. Chapter One of the DCU will be called “Gods and Monsters,” consisting of five movies and five television series that will interconnect between 2025 and 2027.
James Gunn Unveils Slate of Upcoming DC Studios Projects Including New ‘Batman’ and ‘Superman’ Movies
DC fans were given a taste of what to expect in the months and years ahead, cinematically speaking, with a special announcement on Tuesday. Per the Hollywood Reporter, James Gunn and Peter Safran have quite a bit on the horizon, including The Batman Part II (with Robert Pattinson) on Oct. 3, 2025 and Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow, based on Tom King’s comic book series from 2022.
We now know what DC Studios co-CEO and chairmen James Gunn and Peter Safran are cooking up for your favorite DC Comics characters, including such stalwarts as Superman, Swamp Thing and Batman and Robin. But as many answers as the announcements provided, there were just as many questions. Chief among them: what will happen to the movies that were already in various states of development at Warner Bros. when Gunn and Safran were hired? And how will they fit into the highly serialized, unified new DC Universe?
LOS ANGELES, Jan 31 (Reuters) - He looks like a giant, angry vegetable and fights tirelessly to protect his wetland home. He has made his way from comic books to film, television and video games. His name is Swamp Thing, and he is returning to the big screen with his own horror movie on a revamped DC Studios slate.
NEW YORK — New DC Studios bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran debuted their plans for a revamped and newly unified DC Universe of films and television series, including a new Superman film in 2025, a Wonder Woman prequel and a Batman movie that won't star Robert Pattinson. In...
At a press event on Monday, January 30th, new DC Studios heads James Gunn and Peter Safran welcomed media to the Warner Bros. lot to the future of the new DC Universe. The new direction includes a fresh Superman film written by Gunn, a new introduction to the Batman family, a Wonder Woman TV prequel series, and much more.
During a press conference, which Collider attended, to discuss their plan for the DC Extended Universe, new co-heads of DC Studios, James Gunn and Peter Safran revealed that the next Man of Steel movie is called Superman Legacy. As promised by Gunn last month, the upcoming film will not be another origin story, even if it focuses on the Son of Krypton/’s legacy and identity.