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Warner Bros. to hold massive virtual event for DC Comics fans

Comic-Con may be cancelled this year, but Warner Bros. will convene a 24-hour virtual gathering of the biggest names in the DC Comics universe.

FanDome, set for Aug. 22, to include announcements, content reveals, virtual panels with cast, creators

Gal Gadot appears in a scene from Wonder Woman 1984. Warner Bros. has announced a 24-hour virtual event in August featuring the biggest heroes in the DC Comics universe. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros Pictures/Associated Press)

Comic-Con may be cancelled this year, but Warner Bros. will convene a 24-hour virtual gathering of the biggest names in the DC Comics universe.

The studio announced Tuesday that DC FanDome will be held on August 22 starting at 10 a.m. PDT.

The event will feature talent announcements and reveal new content from WB games, comics, film and television.

The announcement comes a couple months after Comic-Con, which attracts tens of thousands of comics fans to San Diego, was cancelled due to the coronavirus-related restrictions around large gatherings.

Director Patty Jenkins, from left, and actors Chris Pine and Gal Gadot discuss Wonder Woman 1984 at Comic-Con San Diego in 2018. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/The Associated Press)

Virtual panels will feature cast and creators from DC films including The Batman, Black Adam and Wonder Woman 1984. The panels will also highlight casts from television shows such as The Flash, Stargirl and Black Lightning.

Wonder Woman 1984 was expected to be one of the summer's biggest releases, but its arrival in theatres has been delayed until October.

FanDome will be spread out across six different areas on the event's website: Hall of Heroes, DC WatchVerse, DC YouVerse, DC KidsVerse, DC InsiderVerse and DC FunVerse.

Content will be available in 10 languages.

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