In 2021, CC continued to expand his cinematic universe by releasing films like Zack Snyder Justice League and The suicide squad. Both films were praised by fans of the franchise, finding the new direction of the universe to be promising. To keep up with this momentum, DC has announced the release of many new projects in 2022 and beyond.
These new projects will appear on big and small screens and feature a few returning characters. As exciting as the returns of some of these characters are, there are many who are interested in the new characters who will make their debuts in the DC Universe. Here are some characters who are set to appear on the big screen in 2022 and where you can find them.
Superman’s four-legged companion to be voiced by Dwayne Johnson in animated film DC League of Super-Pets. As Superman’s companion, Krypto possesses some of the same skills as his owner, including the ability to fly and increased stunt. He will form a group of pets with superpowers in an effort to save Superman and several other members of the Justice League from the clutches of Lex Luthor. Like Superman, Krypto will have his hands full with an original group of heroes he hopes to lead.
The superheroic dog will appear in DC League of Super-Pets, voiced by Kevin Hart. The Crime Fighting Dog is known by another name, Ace the Bat-Hound in some of the DC Comics. His known affiliation with Batman may cause an eerie tension between Krypto and Ace, though they should be able to put their differences aside to save the Justice League. Ace hopes to help out using his super strength and awesome invulnerability skill.
The iconic crime-fighting turtle will be voiced by Natasha Lyonne in DC League of Super-Pets. Merton is also known as Terrific Whatzit. The Turtle possesses the ironic powers of super speed and super strength. In DC comics, Merton is often associated with The Flash. The CW series Flash, briefly referred to the superheroic turtle, but not as an official character. Instead, Merton was briefly mentioned as a stuffed animal Barry once had as a child.
The superheroic squirrel Chip will also appear in DC League of Super-Pets. Chip (commonly spelled Ch’p) is a known affiliate of the Green Lantern Corps. Chip will be voiced by Diego Luna in the upcoming DC animated film and will have the ability to shoot beams. Over the course of the squirrel’s comedic history, he has seen a number of impressive accomplishments, most notably as the Green Lantern.
The last member of the Animal Focal Team in DC League of Super-Pets is PB. Like other pets, PB will have a newly acquired power set and has a history with one of the heroes of the Justice League. The pot-bellied pig has a human companion in Wonder Woman and is particularly notable for other pets. PB’s size advantage over other pets continues as the pig becomes endowed with the ability to increase its size. The animal will be voiced by Vanessa Bayer.
Black Adam will star in his eponymous film, played by Dwayne Johnson. The teaser released by DC FanDome features Johnson’s Black Adam with a thirst for power and revenge. The character was briefly referenced in the 2019 production Shazam!, corn Black adam will be the first official sighting of the new antihero in the DC Universe.
Hawkman will be played by Aldis Hodge and join Johnson in Black Adam. Hawkman is one of the original members of the Justice Society of America and will introduce the group to the DCEU along with three others. Along with his ability to fly, Hawkman also possesses enhanced abilities including strength and eyesight, as well as the intimidating skill of reincarnation.
Like Hawkman, Doctor Fate is also a co-founder of the Justice Society of America. Doctor Fate has a wide range of skills that can relate to the Helmet of Fate as well as his own mastery of witchcraft. Doctor Fate will join Hodge and Johnson in Black adam and will be played by former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan.
Noah Centineo will play Atom Smasher in Black adam. As the name suggests, Atom Smasher has an altered atomic mass. Atom Smasher has the ability to manipulate his size and strength, allowing him to grow taller and naturally, becomes more dangerous to his opponents. The awesomeness of Atom Smasher’s unique abilities is heightened by improving other skills including speed and stamina.
The latest Justice Society of America member is expected to appear alongside Hodge, Brosnan, and Centineo in Black adam is Cyclone. She will be played by Quintessa Swindell in the film. She is the granddaughter of Ma Hunkel, the red tomato, and is endowed with powers that Black adam to have breathtaking visual moments. The superheroine has the ability to control the wind, create cyclones, tornadoes, tornadoes, or simply manipulate those pre-existing conditions.
Although her own film is slated for a future release, Supergirl will make her official DC debut in Flash. The iconic heroine will be played by Sasha Calle in the film, despite Melissa Benoist portraying the character in the television series. Benoist’s TV series Super girl ran for six successful seasons. The change of actress from Supergirl will not impact the powers of the heroine. The superheroine is equipped with the ability to fly and possesses a number of super senses, just like her male counterpart, Superman. She also has super speed, which often puts her in competition with The Flash.
The batman is already one of the most anticipated releases of 2022. The Protector of Gotham City is no stranger to the DC Universe and has been played by Michael Keaton, Christian Bale, and Ben Affleck over the years. While this won’t be Batman’s first appearance in the DC movie realm, it will be Robert Pattinson’s first appearance in the role.
2022 will also feature the heroic returns of Jason Momoa as Aquaman and Amber Heard as Mera in the aquatic sequel, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Other DC heroes will appear in TV series like Peacemaker, which will appear on HBO Max in January.
The batman hits theaters on March 4, 2022. DC League of Super-Pets premieres in theaters on May 20, 2022. Black adam debuts in theaters on July 29, 2022. Flash premieres in theaters on November 4, 2022. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom hits theaters on December 16, 2022.
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