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DC movies and TV shows: Everything will be released in 2022

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While Disney is betting heavily on its Marvel and Star Wars franchises, WarnerMedia is stepping up to the plate with more movies and TV shows based on DC characters.

After a fairly slow 2021 with the release of The Suicide Squad and Zack Snyder’s Justice League, DC is set to make a big comeback in 2022 with a range of original movies and sequels hitting the big and small screens.

Here’s what DC movies and TV shows are releasing in 2022.

All DC Movies and TV Shows Releasing in 2022

Movies

The Batman

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Separated from the DCEU, the turn of Robert Pattinson The Batman already seems to be one of the best films featuring the dark knight to date.

Set in Batman’s early crime-fighting years, the caped crusader plays a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a new serial killer, The Riddler. Along the way, he uncovers a web of corruption that brings him back to his own family.

Release date: 3rd of March


DC League of Super Pets

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One for animation and pet lovers is DC Super Pet League. The film features Krypto the Super-Hound who fights side-by-side with Superman but loses his best friend when the Justice League is kidnapped.

The voice cast is made up of Dwayne Johnson, Keanu Reeves, Kevin Hart and John Krasinski. This one should be a fun ride if nothing else.

Release date: May 19


black adam

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Dwayne Johnson appears in his second DC movie of the year with the long-awaited black adam.

The famous Shazam The anti-hero is spending his time in the spotlight with Johnson donning the black cape for an origin story that has him catching bullets and crushing humans. The movie will also feature some famous members of the Justice Society of America, including Hawkman and Doctor Fate.

Release date: July 28


the flash

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Ezra Miller gets his first solo outing as the fastest man alive the flash.

The film promises to take you on a wild multiverse time journey as Barry tries to go back in time and save his mother from death. The results apparently summon both Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck’s Batman to help, as well as Sasha Calle’s Supergirl.

Release date: November 3


Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

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The sequel to 2018 Aquaman sees Jason Momoa return once more as King of Atlantis. This time, Aquaman forges an uneasy alliance to protect Atlantis and embarks on a global adventure to new and mysterious places. He also gets an upgrade noir suit, so you know things are getting serious now.

Release date: December 26


bat girl

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After March we can forget Batman because Barbarian Gordon, alias Batgirl, takes over. Leslie Grace steps into the iconic cowl alongside JK Simmons as Jim Gordon and Michael Keaton’s Batman once again (ok, maybe don’t forget about Batman for now).

bat girl will be released in 2022 on HBO Max in the US, but stay tuned for an Australian release date and streaming platform.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


TV shows

Peacemaker

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Peacemaker was the surprising star of James Gunn The Suicide Squad which landed John Cena his own superhero series. The anti-hero is again recruited by the government in Peacemaker to undertake a dangerous mission that has both steamy and violent results.

Release date: Stream now on Binge


Superman and Lois

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Superman and Lois brought another iteration of Superman to the forefront, but this small-screen edition did things a little differently. Painting Superman as a family man struggling to raise his two teenage sons while saving the world was a refreshing take on the Man of Steel.

Season 2 of the show digs deeper into Superman’s other half, Lois, and reveals more of the Lane family’s history.

Release date: Stream now on Binge


Noemie

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Naomi, a comic book enthusiast and avid Superman fan, sets out to uncover the origins of a supernatural event in her town with the help of her adoptive parents and best friend.

A fairly typical story of learning about hidden superpowers follows. Noemie is created by Ava DuVernay and stars Kaci Walfall in the central role.

Release date: Stream now on Binge


batman

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batman the third season continues with Ryan Wilder (Javicia Leslie) under the hood. After fully accepting her role as Batwoman last season, Ryan struggles to find a balance between saving the city and learning the truth about her real mother.

Many villains from Batman’s rogues gallery are set to make an appearance this season, including a Poison Ivy.

Release date: Stream now on Binge


DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

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DC’s most extravagant TV show to date puts a conglomerate of Arrowverse heroes on one ship. In season 7 of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, the Legends find themselves stuck in a new era without their trusty waverider. As always, calamity ensues.

Release date: Stream now on Binge


The Flash (TV series)

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The first part of The Flash’s The eighth season welcomed the annual Arrowverse crossover, this time titled “Armageddon”, which saw Team Flash provide all the help they could to combat an encroaching alien threat.

When the series returns, we’ll see how the team handles the aftermath.

Release date: Season 8 returns on March 9, 2022.


star girl

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star girl brings the superhero vibes back to high school as a group of young heroes rise to become the new Justice Society of America. Stargirl’s the third season is subtitled Frenemies, so read what you want.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


harley quinn

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The Harley Quinn animated series has been one of DC’s most surprising delights in recent memory. The steamy, violent, and incredibly meta animated show finds Harley rediscovering herself after her breakup with the Joker.

Fast forward a few seasons and Harley has found a new romance with her best friend Poison Ivy and leads her own band of villains.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


The sand man

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We often forget that The sand man exists under the DC umbrella, but Neil Gaiman’s hugely successful collection of fantasy graphic novels has more than one reference to the DC Universe.

In 2022 The sand man will finally get its long-awaited live-action adaptation with Tom Sturridge playing the dream lord Morpheus, who has been captured and imprisoned by humans for over a hundred years and who, after his escape, must restore balance to his kingdom.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


Pennyworth

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You’ll hear the untold story of Batman’s loyal butler, Alfred, in his solo series Pennyworth. The first two seasons explored Alfred’s time in the British Special Forces. Now that the civil war is over, Pennyworth plans to jump back in time for its third season and explore a new era where a cultural revolution has changed the world.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


Titans

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The dark and gritty take on the Teen Titans has come a long way with fans and was recently picked up for a fourth season. Dick Grayson, aka Nightwing, leads the team consisting of Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven, and most recently, Superboy.

We don’t know much about titans fourth season except it’s happening and should be released in 2022.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


Doom Patrol

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Another ragtag group of heroes make their way to the screen in Doom Patrol. The team is made up of physically and mentally traumatized heroes who investigate some of the strangest cases in the world.

Much like the Suicide Squad, the Doom Patrol is shunned by society, but luckily they know each other. Again, not much is known about the fourth season except that we can expect to see it this year someday.

Release date: To be confirmed 2022


If that wasn’t enough to add new DC movies and TV shows to your list this year, check out our list of other major movie releases you need to see in 2022.