Final yr, we shared a principle that the DC Extended Universe‘s future may revolve around its villains. Now, even trade heavyweights like The Hollywood Reporter are taking discover of DC’s journey into darkness. It’s not laborious to see why. As of this week, there are at least three totally different Joker films at the moment in improvement, two of which might characteristic Jared Leto reprising his position from Suicide Squad. And Margot Robbie has quite a lot of choices for her subsequent large display screen look as Harley Quinn. At the moment’s Nerdist News critiques DC’s potential new route and what it might imply for the DCEU.
Be a part of host and future Batman villain, Jessica Chobot, as she goes over the various totally different potentialities that lie forward after Justice League. The post-credits scene in that film teased a Legion of Doom alliance between Lex Luthor and Deathstroke, who can be in line for his personal movie. Wonder Woman 2 will introduce Cheetah whereas Black Manta will make his debut in Aquaman; which might assist fill out the Legion’s lineup. It may even result in a Legion of Doom movie.
Why are the unhealthy guys getting a lot love from DC? It’s in all probability as a result of DC has a number of the best possible villains in comics simply ready to make their large display screen debuts. It’s additionally an space the place Marvel has not fared as properly. We’ve liked Killmonger and Thanos’ appearances in Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, respectively. However other than these two and Loki, it’s laborious to image any of the present MCU villains holding down their very own movie.
Going evil is also a means for DC’s films to additional separate themselves from the MCU. And by build up the villains, DC may additionally be capable to restore the popularity of its assembled heroes. If Warner Bros. and DC take their time, the inevitable battle between the Justice League and the Legion of Doom may change into a serious film occasion worthy of the hype.
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