The blackboard of the dc movies It has changed plans so many times that it is already difficult at times to know what will happen to a project. What in its day seemed like a clear idea of having its own cinematic universe with interconnected films was discarded a couple of years ago in favor of independent films such as Joker or The Batman, however, the DC Extended Universe, which was to be “supervised” by Zack snyderHe’s not quite dead either, with movies like The Flash on the way.
Now, as reported The Hollywood Reporter, DC Films has made a new turn of the helm and has canceled two of the film projects they had underway, although they do not rule out taking them up again in the future if they deem it appropriate.
One of the projects is the film of New Gods, that Ava DuVernay and Tom King They had written and that it was one of the studio’s most ambitious projects. However, the presence of Darkseid in Zack Snyder’s Justice League has served as an “excuse” for Warner to discard the film.
On the other hand, James Wan was set to produce the Aquaman spinoff of The Trench, focused on the sinister and deadly creatures that could be seen in the 2018 film and that promised to be a film with horror overtones. In this particular, Warner assures that with Aquaman 2 at the moment they have enough “Atlantean theme”, although if the interest in DC’s underwater adventures continues in the future, they do not rule out recovering the project.
What do you think of the cancellations of The Trench and New Gods?