Breaking News: James Gunn Reveals the Plan for the Near Future of the DC Universe in Film and TV

James Gunn, the co-custodian of the DC Universe (DCU) for Warner Bros. Discovery announced today the plan for what is coming out now and what is to come and it is amazing.

Gunn, along with Peter Safran, have addressed the properties that are currently in the pipeline, and in his video he details how they fit into the new vision which is being developed as an eight to ten year plan. The first “Chapter” of the DC story will be under the umbrella of “Gods and Monsters.”

There was so much exciting proposed content in this six minute video. We encourage everyone to check it out. Gunn’s enthusiasm about the DC characters radiates through the clip. It is infectious. I am more excited about these films and shows coming to fruition than I have been in a long time.

Here is a list of what is new on the docket in the first portion of “Gods and Monsters”:

  • Creature Commandos – Animated – TV show
  • Waller – Live Action – TV Show starring Viola Davis as Amanda Waller.
  • Superman: Legacy – Feature Film – Written by James Gunn in theaters June 11, 2025
  • Lanterns – Live Action – HBO TV show featuring Hal Jordan and John Stewart. A terrestrial based police drama.
  • The Authority – Feature Film
  • Paradise Lost – Live Action – TV Show introducing Paradise Island, Wonder Woman’s birthplace, to this new universe.
  • The Brave and the Bold – Feature Film – This is the introduction to the DCU’s Batman along with Robin (Damian Wayne).
  • Booster Gold – Live Action – TV Show
  • Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow – Feature Film – Based on Tom King and Bilquis Evely’s comic run from last year.
  • Swamp Thing – Feature Film – This is going to be an origin story with a horror tone.