Warner Bros. Planning 7 Superhero Films Including 'Shazam' New 'Green Lantern'?

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“The Avengers” (and all of its adjacent movies) could have some serious competition at the box office in the coming years, if a new report about Warner Bros. Pictures’ slate of superhero films isn’t doused with Kryptonite.

According to NikkiFinke.com, the WB will announce a slew of new projects at Comic-Con in July, including some surprises.

The reported superhero slate includes these films:

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“Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice”: Previously announced, this project stars Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, and is due out May 2016.

“Shazam”: The story of a man given powers my a magic lightning bolt, the character was previously called Captain Marvel, but was changed for obvious reasons. Due out July 2016, per NikkiFinke.com’s sources.

“Sandman”: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is reportedly linked to the Neil Gaiman’s fantasy series set in the world of dreams, due in December 2016.

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“Justice League”: The teaming up of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman and possibly more, due in May 2017.

“Wonder Woman”: This previously rumored project, starring Gal Gadot (who will also appear in “BvS”) reportedly drops in July 2017.

Flash & Green Lantern team-up movie: According to Finke, Ryan Reynolds will not be asked back to play the lantern-wielding space hero. The new project will reportedly debut in December 2017.

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“Man of Steel” sequel: Another Superman story reportedly due in May 2018, according to Finke.

A rep for Warner Bros. was not immediately available for comment when contacted by Access.

-- Jesse Spero

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