DC Universe is an upcoming video on demand service operated by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Digital Networks. It was announced in April 2017, with the title and service formally announced in May 2018. The service includes original television programming, access to select animated series and films from DC’s back catalogue, a rotating selection of comics from DC Comics, forum discussion space, and a merchandise store. DC Universe is expected to launch in a beta state in late August 2018, with its full release set later for the year.
A new teaser trailer is here, and it reveals that this streaming service will offer a lot of new DC Comics exclusive original series’ such as: Titans (2018), Young Justice: Outsiders, Doom Patrol, Harley Quinn, Swamp Thing and many more TV shows, animated shows and movies. On top of that it looks like classic DC shows will also be on the horizon and also of course comic books to read online which is a stupendous.
The new video teaser reveals that an announcement concerning the DC Universe digital subscription service will be made tomorrow, June 28th.
There’s a number of things that this new announcement could be. One is a launch date for the service. Another is a new shows being added to its lineup. Depending by the cover art floating through the video’s background, it looks like it might have to do with what kind of library of DC Entertainment content will be found on DC Universe when the service is available to the public.
Here’s how DC Entertainment has described the DC Universe service so far:
“DC Universe is the ultimate DC membership. This first-of-its-kind, digital experience was created just for DC fans.”
At this juncture, the service has announced four new shows that will be debuting on the platform, they are:
Titans, which is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter, and Warner Bros TV, and is expected to debut later this year. The series is based on the Teen Titans comics and the cast includes Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson/Robin, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, and Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly as Hawk and Dove.
Young Justice: Outsiders, the third season of the popular animated Young Justice season that previously aired on Cartoon Network. Returning cast members include Khary Payton as Aqualad, Danica McKellar as Miss Martian, Nolan North as Superboy and Superman, and Alyson Stoner as Batgirl.
A new Harley Quinn animated series. Aimed at adult audiences, the half-hour series is created by Powerless executive producers Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Dean Lorey.
There is also a Swamp Thing television series, from the mind of Aquaman movie director James Wan, a Doom Patrol series from Greg Berlanti and Geoff Johns, and a Superman prequel titled Metropolis.
Date published: 28/06/18
Written by: Joseph Opoku
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