Warner Bros. may be playing fast and loose with DC movies in live-action, but on top of the animation, the studio makes sure to release a handful of movies each of youar. Sometimes these are fun one-offs (usually put in another universecustomized or other)and others about themselves ongoing world that’s technically meant to act as a primary DC animated universe. For 2024, DC will return to the mines of nostalgia by adapting two of its most popular works.
As revealed at San Diego Comic-Con, two of the planned animated DC movies for 2024 are Crisis on Infinite Earths and guardians, none of which need much introduction. The former, from Marv Wolfman and the late George PEREZ (whose 1-year anniversary of his death was in May), practically acts as the definitive multiverse story for Big Two comics. It heralds other major events in the DC multiverse (or events with “Crisis” in the title) and has been adapted in some form or another over the years, most popularly in live-action along with the CW’s Arrowverse.
Meanwhile, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Guardians is the OTHERS great maxiseries hanging on DC stories. (it animated, can R-rated The movie was previously hinted at all the way back in 2017, but it’s understandable if you’ve forgotten that.) After the release of Zack Snyder’s 2009 adaptation, WB and DC dived into Guardians well a few times in the last five or six years. HBO has that hit limited consecutively that serves as a sequel/remix to The original work by Moore and Gibbons, and the comic book was limited Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank acting as her different sequel/crossover.
No further details have been revealed for either film, but with the information at hand… maybe after this we can stop trying to adapt or sort it out? It’s gotten to the point now where it’s more boring than exciting, and there are other new stories that might be fun to bring to the new medium. Or maybe just make some original stuff without the name recognition (and by extension, baggage) of its original version? Please?
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