Sherlock Holmes 2, The Hangover 2, Green Lantern 3D and more films confirmed for WB in 2011, plus Batman and Superman in 2012


Robert Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes
Robert Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes

Warner Bros. has scheduled Sherlock Holmes 2 for a December 16, 2011 release date and is apparently close to giving the green light on a film adaptation of DC Comics hero Flash, according to HeatVisionBlog.

The announcements were made during a slide during a presentation Thursday by Warner chairman and CEO Barry Meyer, as part of a 2011 film slate that will have about 25 films.

Other big projects Meyer discussed during the event included Red Riding Hood (April 22, 2011), The Hangover 2 (May 26, 2011), Green Lantern 3D (June 17, 2011), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 3D (July 15, 2011), Journey to the Center of the Earth 2 3D (Sept. 23, 2011), Happy Feet 2 3D (Nov. 18, 2011), and New Year’s Eve (Dec. 9, 2011)

Meyer also announced that DC Comics characters are a key part of Warner’s future movie production slate, mentioning a July 20, 2012 release date for the latest Batman film by Christopher Nolan and a holiday season 2012 Superman movie. He added that the studio is near a go for a Flash movie, with films featuring Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Mad magazine characters also in development.