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DC FanDome Unveils Schedule, Sets Panels For ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, ‘The Suicide Squad’, ‘The Batman’, ‘Black Adam’, ‘Lucifer’, ‘The Flash’, And More – Update


UPDATE, August 19: With so much DC goodness, DC FanDome has split up the virtual confab into two global events. The first will be DC FanDome: Hall of Heroes on August 22 and second will be DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse on September 12. That said, the schedule has shifted with the majority of the film panels on August 22 The majority of TV panels will be available on-demand on September 12. Read the updated schedule below.

PREVIOUS, August 14: DC FanDome has unveiled its robust schedule for its 24-hour confab on August 22 — and it has anything and everything you will want when it comes to DC universe fare.

As DC FanDome revealed last week, an all-star roster of talent will be joining the confab for key TV and film panels. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal and Kristen Wiig will be on hand for Wonder Woman 1984, while James Gunn will be answering questions about the forthcoming The Suicide Squad. We’ll also get to hear more about the upcoming Black Adam movie with Dwayne Johnson, Matt Reeves’ The Batman starring Robert Pattinson, as well as the stand-alone Flash movie starring Ezra Miller.

On the TV side, DC FanDome will give us panels for Lucifer, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman, DC’s Stargirl and more. There is a high probability that audiences will be treated to clips, trailers, exclusive news, big announcements and surprise guests.

The programming contains more than 100 hours of unique content via six distinct virtual areas, with many of the film and TV panels taking place in Hall of Heroes and WatchVerse. The FanDome will also include areas to explore the latest news from WB Games, artists and comics via YouVerse, InsiderVerse, FunVerse and DC Kids FanDome.

Here’s the UPDATED schedule for the key film and TV panels below, all on that Saturday. You can read and create your own schedule here.

DC FanDome: Hall of Heroes
Saturday, August 22

Wonder Woman 1984
10 AM (Encore at 6PM, 2AM)
Hall of Heroes
Wonder Woman 1984 stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal, and director/co-writer/producer Patty Jenkins join forces with Brazilian hosts Érico Borgo and Aline Diniz to celebrate the fans in a big way. They will answer questions from fans from all over the world, talk fan art and cosplay, and reveal an all-new sneak peek at the upcoming film — plus a few more surprises! (25 min)

Multiverse 101
11:15AM (Encore at 7:15PM, 3:15AM)
Hall of Heroes
Get schooled in this engaging refresher course on the creation of the Multiverse with DC Chief Creative Officer/Publisher Jim Lee, Warner Bros. Pictures President of DC-Based Film Production Walter Hamada, and Berlanti Productions founder/DCTV mega-producer Greg Berlanti. (30 min)

Introducing Flash
11:40AM (Encore at 7:40PM, 3:40AM)
Hall of Heroes
This 101-style conversation with The Flash filmmakers Andy Muschietti and Barbara Muschietti, star Ezra Miller and screenwriter Christina Hodson will give fans a speedy rundown on the first-ever Flash feature film. (10 min)

The Suicide Squad
11:55PM (Encore at 7:55PM, 3:55AM)
Hall of Heroes
What else would you expect from The Suicide Squad but the ultimate elimination game? First up, writer/director James Gunn takes on fan questions, then brings out Task Force X for a fast-paced, no-holds-barred Squad Showdown that tests every team member’s Squad knowledge — and survival skills! (30 min)

BAWSE Females of Color Within the DC Universe
12:40PM (Encore at 8:40PM, 4:40AM)
Hall of Heroes
What’s a BAWSE? Find out here as some of the hottest actresses across DC television and film sit down with celebrity DJ D-Nice and Grammy-winning singer/actress Estelle to discuss how they use their confidence and vulnerability to navigate their careers in Hollywood. Panelists include Meagan Good (SHAZAM!), Javicia Leslie (Batwoman), Candice Patton (The Flash), Tala Ashe (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), Nafessa Williams and Chantal Thuy (Black Lightning), and Anna Diop and Damaris Lewis (Titans). Catch the entire full-length conversation at McDuffie’s Dakota in the DC WatchVerse. (20 min)

The Joker: Put on a Happy Face
1:30PM (Encore at 9:30PM, 5:30AM)
Hall of Heroes
Featuring interviews with filmmakers and industry legends, discover the origins and evolution of The Joker, and learn why the Clown Prince of Crime is universally hailed as the greatest comic book Super-Villain of all time. (5 min)

Surprise DC Comics Panel
1:45 PM
Hall of Heroes

The Snyder Cut of Justice League
2:30PM (Encore at 10:30PM, 6:30AM)
Hall of Heroes
Zack Snyder fields questions from fans and a few surprise guests as he discusses his eagerly awaited upcoming cut of the 2017 feature film and the movement that made it happen. (25 min)

The Flash
2:54PM (Encore at 10:54PM, 6:54AM)
WatchVerse – Monarch
Executive producer Eric Wallace joins cast members Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Nicolet, Kayla Compton and Brandon McKnight to discuss all things Flash with Entertainment Weekly’s Chancellor Agard. Team Flash will break down both parts of season six and look ahead at what is to come with an exclusive trailer for season seven. Fans will also get a look at the exclusive black-and-white noir episode “Kiss Kiss Breach Breach” (40 min)

Black Adam
3:10PM (Encore at 11:10AM, 7:10AM)
Hall of Heroes
Star of the first-ever Black Adam feature film Dwayne Johnson sets the stage for the story and tone of the new movie with a fans-first Q&A…and a few surprises. (15 min)

CNN Heroes: Real-Life Heroes in the Age of Coronavirus
3:30PM (Encore at 11:30PM, 7:30AM)
Hall of Heroes
While DC features iconic fictional Super Heroes recognized around the world, CNN Heroes shines a light on real-life, everyday people making a difference in their communities. Now, as the global Covid-19 pandemic has turned all of our worlds upside down, CNN’s Anderson Cooper introduces you to the frontline workers, advocates, neighbors, and friendly strangers who are coming together to help us through this crisis. (60 min)

Titans TV Panel
3:50PM (Encore at 11:50PM, 7:50AM)
Hall of Heroes
“Titans are back, b*tches!” That phrase kicked off an explosive second season of Titans that culminated with the long-awaited emergence of Nightwing as their leader and the tragic death of one of their own. And as a new mysterious threat looms, season three promises to be the biggest yet! Join executive producer Greg Walker and series stars Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Teagan Croft, Ryan Potter, Conor Leslie, Curran Walters, Joshua Orpin, Damaris Lewis, with Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly for a preview of the new season as well as a discussion on the “Top Titans Moments” of the first two seasons. (30 min)

4:05PM (Encores at 12:05AM, 8:05AM)
Hall of Heroes
Aquaman director James Wan and King Orm himself, Patrick Wilson, take a deep dive into the world of Atlantis that Wan created, revealing their favorite behind-the-scenes moments from the largest DC movie ever! (10 min)

“Ask Harley Quinn”
4:15PM (Encores at 12:15AM, 8:15AM)
Hall of Heroes
She has gone toe-to-toe with Batman and the Justice League, and taken down The Joker and the toughest villains of Gotham City, but at DC FanDome, Harley Quinn faces her toughest challenge yet — answering burning questions from DC’s biggest fans in her own tell it as it is, no-BS style. If you love the Harley Quinn animated series, this is one you cannot f—king miss! (10 min)

Wonder Woman 80th Celebration
4:20PM (Encores at 12:20AM, 8:20AM)
Hall of Heroes
As an Amazon and a god, Wonder Woman is truly timeless. So, it’s hard to believe she’s turning 80! Join Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot, along with a very special guest, as they reflect on the character’s influence on them personally, and look forward to the 2021 celebrations! (5 min)

Tomorrow’s Super Heroes with Jim Lee brought to you by Gold House
4:25PM (Encore at 12:25AM, 8:25AM)
Hall of Heroes
DC Chief Creative Officer/Publisher Jim Lee and Warner Bros. Pictures President of DC-Based Film Production Walter Hamada join Bing Chen, founder of the global non-profit collective Gold House, to discuss the important contributions of Asian artists and writers in comics and comic book–inspired entertainment. (15 min)

4:40PM (Encore at 12:40AM, 8:40AM)
Hall of Heroes
Zac Levi and the cast can’t tell you s#&t! Sworn to secrecy on the new script for their upcoming movie, Zac and a few of his SHAZAM! castmates talk with the Philippines’ #1 DC fan, Gino Quillamor, about what the next movie might be about, while commenting on everything from panels to the other Zack’s cut — and even have a few surprise guests drop in! (10 min)

Wonder Woman 1984 – The WW84 Cast Play ‘Werewolf 1984’
4:50PM (Encore at 12:50AM, 8:50AM)
Hall of Heroes
Join the cast of Wonder Woman 1984 and Rooster Teeth’s Fiona Nova as they play ‘Werewolf 1984,’ a fun adaptation of a game they played while on set filming the picture. Can you figure out who the villains are?? (22 min)

The Batman
5:30PM (Encore at 1:30AM, 9:30AM)
Hall of Heroes
The Batman filmmaker Matt Reeves joins host and self-professed fangirl Aisha Tyler for a discussion of the upcoming film…with a surprise (or two) for the fans! (30 min)

DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse
All panels will be available on demand starting at 10AM, September 12

All Super-Villains
The Joker. Lex Luthor. Catwoman. Sinestro. Ever wonder what makes these twisted antagonists tick? Come face-to-face with these masterminds of crime and many more, and some of the gifted actors who’ve brought them to life — including John Glover (Smallville), Clancy Brown (The Batman – 2004), Marvin “Krondon” Jones III (Black Lightning), Diedrich Bader (Superman: Red Son), Mark Strong (SHAZAM!), Jason Isaacs (Justice League: Gods and Monsters), Troy Baker (Batman: Arkham Origins), Tara Strong (Batman and Harley Quinn), Gina Gershon (The Batman – 2004) and John DiMaggio (Batman: Under the Red Hood) — in this two-part Rogues Gallery panel that explores the critical role of the nemesis throughout the DC Multiverse. (35 min)

Gotham’s newest hero is suited up and ready — and she’s here! Join executive producers Caroline Dries and Sarah Schechter plus cast members Rachel Skarsten, Meagan Tandy, Camrus Johnson and Nicole Kang for the exclusive first discussion with the highly anticipated new Batwoman Javicia Leslie as she prepares to step into the iconic role. The cast will break down season one and give a sneak peek at season two, featuring new arrival Ryan Wilder, aka Batwoman. (40 min)

Black Lightning
10:45AM (Encores at 4:15PM, 7:15AM)
Join Black Lightning stars Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, Jordan Calloway and James Remar with actor/filmmaker Robert Townsend moderating as they pay homage to the ’90s. Whether it was hit television shows like Living Single and Family Matters, films such as Boomerang, House Party and Blade, the Chicago Bulls domination of the NBA, or rap artists breaking ground — the ’90s were lit! (35 min)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
Unicorns, encores and aliens…oh my! The Legends have encountered a mess of creatures, villains and time periods over the course of the show, and you, the fans, have been on this wild ride right along with them. Join the cast and producers of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow for a Q&A and, of course, lots of laughs! Be sure to tune in to get the inside scoop on favorite moments from past seasons and what they have in store for season six. Series stars Caity Lotz, Nick Zano, Matt Ryan, Tala Ashe, Jes Macallan, Olivia Swann, Amy Louise Pemberton and Shayan Sobhian join executive producers Phil Klemmer, Keto Shimizu and Grainne Godfree for a panel moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Chancellor Agard. (35 min)

DC’s Stargirl
DC’s Stargirl creator/executive producer Geoff Johns joins cast members Brec Bassinger, Amy Smart, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington and Cameron Gellman for a panel full of fun and inside scoop. Join the new Justice Society of America as they dive into that epic showdown and learn a little more about each other through some special lenses. (35 min)

Doom Patrol
From DC FanDome to FanDOOM! Join the “world’s strangest heroes” — the Doom Patrol — for a deep-dive discussion into the beloved and bizarre series. Panel will feature executive producers Jeremy Carver and Chris Dingess, co-executive producer Tamara Becher-Wilkinson, and series stars Matt Bomer, Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Joivan Wade, Timothy Dalton, Karen Obilom, Abigail Shapiro, Riley Shanahan and Matthew Zuk. (35 min)

Harley Quinn
Drop the kiddies off at the DC KidsVerse and head over to the Harley Quinn panel. The hilarious voice cast of Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Ron Funches, Matt Oberg and Alan Tudyk will join executive producers Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Dean Lorey and supervising producer Jennifer Coyle to break down the most f@#king outrageous moments of the show. #Harlivy Forever! (20 min)

Lucifer is back from Hell, and the series is bringing a never-before-seen blooper reel from season four along with an exclusive clip of “Another One Bites the Dust” from the upcoming musical episode. Director Sherwin Shilati and Lucifer executive producers/showrunners Joe Henderson and Ildy Modrovich discuss what it took to put together such a massive musical episode — and how they have been able to keep it under wraps for so long. Hell yeah! (20 min)

Join series stars Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, Paloma Faith, Emma Paetz, and executive producers Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon as they talk about this unique origin story of the famed butler behind Batman, Alfred Pennyworth. Join in for a fond look back at the show’s exciting first season and the inspiration behind its stunning and edgy 1960s London setting, plus a few unexpected secrets about the new season ahead! (20 min)

Superman & Lois
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman & Lois! Join DC Chief Creative Officer/Publisher Jim Lee in a conversation with executive producer/showrunner Todd Helbing and series stars Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch as they discuss the history of Superman from the comics to the screen, what fans can expect from the upcoming series, and the significance of the characters in the world of today. Fans will be encouraged to follow along as Jim Lee shows the panelists how to draw the iconic Superman emblem and then share their own versions. (30 min)

Superman: Man of Tomorrow  – Panel
Daily Planet intern Clark Kent takes learning on the job to new extremes when Lobo and Parasite set their sights on Metropolis in Superman: Man of Tomorrow, the 41st entry in the popular series of DC Universe Movies. Join a lively discussion of the inner workings of bringing this Superman tale to animated life with Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Darren Criss (Glee), Brett Dalton (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy, The Walking Dead) and Iké Amadi(Mass Effect 3) alongside supervising producer Butch Lukic (Constantine: City of Demons), director Chris Palmer (Voltron: Legendary Defender) and screenwriter Tim Sheridan (The Death of Superman). (50 min)

Teen Titans Go! Cast Table Read and Panel
We know you have your favorite Teen Titans Go! moments (who doesn’t?), and you’ve probably watched those clips over and over and over again (sorry parents!). But what if the Teen Titans Go! voice actors performed those favorite moments for you live?!? Don’t miss a special cast table read of some of your favorite moments from the series with executive producer Peter Michail and voice cast members Tara Strong, Khary Payton, Greg Cipes and Scott Menville. (20 min)



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