Today, DC Studios Co-Chairmen and CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran announced plans for their first 10 film and television projects under the new DC banner they lead across film, television, and animation. Gunn and Safran are designing and implementing a long-term interconnected story for the iconic franchise and characters, and today shared details on “Chapter 1” focused on “Gods and Monsters” with five new films and five television series for HBO Max already in development.

All ten of the new projects are set within the same shared DC Universe and will frequently share characters. Head over to for all the details from the announcement, deep dives into character and story, a Q&A with Gunn and Safran, and more.

With so many projects on the horizon, and more to come, we’ve pulled some links together to showcase the possible roots of these series and features. Enjoy!




  • Get to know DC’s Creature Commandos on
    • Creature Commandos – a seven-episode animated show in which Amanda Waller creates a black ops team out of monstrous prisoners; Gunn wrote all the episodes of the first season


  • Get to know Amanda Waller on
    • Waller – starring Viola Davis, this series features Team Peacemaker and will be written by Christal Henry (Watchmen) and Jeremy Carver (Supernatural)



  • Get to know Booster Gold on
    • Booster Gold – Booster Gold uses basic technology from the future to pretend to be a superhero in present day


  • Get to know John Stewart and Hal Jordan on
    • Lanterns – this enormous TV event series follows intergalactic cops John Stewart and Hal Jordan as they uncover a dark mystery 





  • Get to know Swamp Thing on
    • Swamp Thing – the film will investigate the dark origins of Swamp Thing



Watch the announcement video here with James Gunn.