The major upcoming projects of the DC Extended Universe have seen some significant changes in their release dates for some unknown reasons. This includes DC’s heavyweight movies like Super-Pets. Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Black Adam, Flashpoint (The Flash) and Aquaman 2. While the actual reason for the changes in date has not been revealed, it is being said that it is not due to COVID-19 but for a much more amicable reason.
Let us first take a look at all the movies that have undertones of a change in their release dates. Black Adam, which was originally set to release on 29th July 2022, will not be released on 21st October while. Meanwhile, the 29th July spot has been occupied by Super-Pets which was set to release much earlier.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced the changes in the release dates of both these DCEU movies through a Twitter post as he has a huge role in both these movies. As we all know, he will the role of Black Adam in the DCEU. Meanwhile, he has also voiced for the character of Krypto who is the pet dog of Super-Man in DCEU’s Super-Pets.
However, the biggest changes have been seen in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Flashpoint (The Flash) and Aquaman 2. The release date of Aquaman 2 has been moved from December 16, 2022, date to March 17, 2022, while that of Flashpoint (The Flash) has been moved from November 4, 2022, to June 23, 2023. However, in some miraculous way, the release date of Shazam! Fury of the Gods has been moved up by 2 months. It was originally going to release on June 2, 2023, but will now instead release on December 12, 2022.
Various other Warner Bors projects like Timothy Chalamet’s Wonka and Meg 2 have also been pushed back.
Out of all the upcoming DCEU projects, Black Adam and Flashpoint (The Flash) are the most awaited movies as both of them will have huge implications on the future of the DCEU. Black Adam will introduce one of the strongest characters in the DC Universe while Flashpoint (The Flash) will perhaps change the entire DC Extended Universe as we know it.