Following the news that Shazam! will indeed release April of next year, it’s been reported that Warner Brothers has officially removed an untitled DC film from its 2018 release slate. The news comes via The Wrap’s Umberto Gonzalez on Twitter:
There wasn’t currently a film attached to the July 27th release date meaning that nothing in production currently at Warner Brothers would be able to hit that date. The date was likely set when the current DC Films universe was being planned out and could have been any number of projects.
The two DC films that were originally set to release in 2018 was Flash and Aquaman. With Aquaman currently having a December release date, moving from a July date. That being said, the Flash film is the likely candidate to have been released in July. We don’t need to go through all of the issues that film has had getting off the ground but it still currently has no director attached and no official release date.
That original slate also had the Justice League sequel releasing next year, so it appears Warner Bros. is doing some spring cleaning as they move forward with their DC Films universe.
What are your thoughts on the shakeup for the Warner Bros. release slate? Let us know in the comments below! –Jackson Hayes