James Gunn revealed on Threads that the first season of "Peacemaker" is not considered canon within the DC Universe. Additionally, he hinted that the events of Season 2 will occur after those depicted in Superman's latest cinematic outing. When questioned about the significance of this connection and whether Superman's events would influence Season 2 of "Peacemaker," Gunn affirmed that they would indeed have an impact. This announcement follows Gunn's confirmation in 2023 that Season 2 would be set within the new continuity and would address it.

In the same year, Gunn had mentioned that "Peacemaker" Season 2 would debut after the release of Superman, addressing inquiries about the status of the project. Regarding the production timeline, Gunn emphasized on Michael Rosenbaum's podcast, Inside of You, that "Peacemaker" would follow immediately after his work on Superman, making it his next priority. Additionally, he confirmed the return of Adrian Chase/Vigilante, likely before the commencement of "Peacemaker" Season 2.

Peacemaker (John Cena) and Vigilante standing back to back in Peacemaker.

Furthermore, leading actor John Cena expressed admiration for James Gunn and his partner Peter Safran, expressing his enthusiasm for the new leadership at DC Studios. Cena emphasized his excitement, stating that he holds Gunn and Safran in high regard both personally and professionally. He praised their dedication, passion, and authenticity, asserting that Gunn's distinctive vision would shape the future of DC. Cena underscored Gunn's commitment to delivering heartfelt and authentic storytelling, ensuring that audiences would experience the true essence of Gunn's creative spirit in DC's upcoming projects.

Peacemaker Season 2 currently does not have a release date.