DC Fandome 2021: Where was Smallville animated, Superman game, The Batman shows, and more?

The DC Fandome 2021 occasion was held final weekend and contained many nice reveals, together with new trailers for The Batman movie, Gotham Knights, and Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League. Nonetheless, there have been many lacking DC Fandome reveals that followers anticipated or have been mainly confirmed, however haven’t been formally introduced by DC Comics or Warner Bros — such because the anticipated Smallville animated sequence revival. Right here’s all the pieces main that ought to’ve been on the occasion.

What was lacking from DC Fandome 2021?

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The anticipated however lacking panels and bulletins on the DC Fandome 2021 occasion embrace:


A doable Smallville twentieth anniversary animated revival was rumored before the DC Fandome event, and when there was an enormous panel that includes stars Tom Welling (Clark Kent/Superman) and Michael Rosenbaum (Lex Luthor) together with a number of different members of the solid it appeared just like the announcement of an animated sequence was imminent. It didn’t occur, however the panel ended with Rosenbaum promising to “see you quickly.” Right this moment, the actors confirmed that the Smallville animated sequence is certainly within the works, however is simply “within the early levels.”


In January 2021 it was confirmed that The Batman Gotham PD spin-off present was in manufacturing with a brand new showrunner, and simply final month it was basically confirmed that further The Batman spin-offs primarily based on Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz) and The Penguin (Colin Farrell) have been coming too. It was assumed, given the large recognition of Batman and hype for The Batman film, these official bulletins or reveals of those reveals would come at Fandome — particularly with The Batman’s release date just six months away. It didn’t occur.


It’s been long confirmed that the DCEU model of Supergirl (Sasha Calle), who will debut in The Flash film in November 2022, will likely be getting her personal film in some unspecified time in the future afterward — presumably as quickly as 2023. It was even rumored that there would be a Supergirl HBO Max series instead and followers have been anticipating some form of affirmation at DC Fandome. Supergirl briefly appeared in The Flash teaser trailer proven, giving the first official look at her costume outside of leaks, however no announcement was forthcoming.


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A brand new, correct Superman sport has lengthy been rumored and was originally presumed to be in the works at Rocksteady — the Man of Steel will indeed be in Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, however received’t be playable presumably. It appears probably that if a Superman sport is in improvement it’s extra prone to be at Gotham Knights studio WB Montreal, which supposedly has multiple DC games in production. It was hoped {that a} additional WB Montreal sport like Superman could be introduced at DC Fandome, however there was a match-3 puzzle RPG as a substitute.


One other sturdy rumor for DC Fandome was that Warner Bros would announce the so-called “Ayer Minimize” of 2016’s Suicide Squad. Zack Snyder’s Justice League was introduced final Fandome to an amazing response and this 12 months’s The Suicide Squad sequel was well-received, so a “David Ayer’s Suicide Squad” announcement for the equally mangled film would make a number of sense — even the soundtrack is finished. But, no announcement.


One of many largest shocks of DC Fandome was the removing of the Fortnite part, which was introduced as that includes Epic’s Donald Mustard and was particularly marketed to suggest a crossover with The Batman movie. As a substitute, Fortnite was utterly taken out of Fandome and the reveal of The Batman Who Laughs as the game’s next skin was simply posted on-line the day earlier than as a substitute. The Fortnite x The Batman crossover continues to be absolutely coming — there are even LEGO sets in any case — however might not get introduced till nearer to the film’s launch.

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Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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