DC Universe to launch on Sept 15 ; here’s everything you need to know4 min read
The $7.99/mo ($74.99/yr) DC streaming service will be available from September 15th , Batman Day ; confirmed Kevin Smith on DC daily. The streaming service for DC fans will premiere some really exclusive shows on the platform including the likes of a live-action series Titan , Young Justice : Outsiders , Swamp Thing , Harley Quinn Animated Series , Metropolis , Stargirl and Doom Patrol.
The most anticipated teen titans show produced by Greg Berlanti would premiere on Oct. 12, with episodes released weekly for 12 weeks after having its world premiere on October 3rd with NYCC. Have a look at the character portraits below :
Next up is the third season of Young Justice which will come out sometime in 2019. You can catch up on a clip of the series featuring Nightwing saving some kids from a notorious gang below :
We also have a new live action DC Universe exclusive on the list , which would feature the tale of Courtney Whitmore back in her school days where she gathers a group of young heroes to fight an evil from the past . Geoff Johns , who created the character back in the 90s along with Lee Moder ; will be writing and exec producing the 13-episode live-action scripted drama alongside Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. You can have a glimpse on the logo below :
Next up , we have Swamp Thing to be exec produced by Aquaman director James Wan. As the name suggests , the series will pick up the tragic of Alec Holland and Abby Arcane. To be scripted and directed by Mark Verheiden (Battlestar Galactica, Daredevil) and Gary Dauberman (It and its forthcoming sequel) , the show is expected to be available on DC Universe somewhere in 2019.
We also have a 26 episodic half-an-hour Harley Quinn animated series filled with potential craziness. To be directed by Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Dean Lorey (Powerless), the series follows Harley as she breaks things off with the Joker and attempts to make her own presence felt in Gotham City. Seems familiar ? The reported adult animated action-comedy will feature a coaster of DC villains and heroes. While it’s unsure of whether DC can get Margot Robbie to voice Harley right now , we can expect the show somewhere in 2019.
Apart from that , we have a prequel Superman show in the form of Metropolis which follows Lois Lane and Lex Luthor on their journey to uncover some dark secrets in the city. Seems Fishy ? Well , you haven’t heard it yet. Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon are writing the story and are executive Directors for the show. Well…last but not the least , we have Doom Patrol which will come in 13 episodes and feature the famous team comprised of superhero outcasts led by modern day mad scientists. Jeremy Carver (Supernatural) is directing and exec producing alongside Berlanti, Johns and Schechter. The series is expected somewhere in 2019 , as well.
Apart from the original exclusives and the possibility of more and more getting added every year , subscribers will have access to a digital library comprised of all the DC goodies across all platforms as well as a customized fan community. Some of the TV titles mentioned are the original Wonder Woman, the Batman animated series, Super friends, Birds of Prey, Teen Titans (2003), Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Constantine, Batman Beyond , Justice League animated series and more.