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HBO Max to adapt DC comic ‘DMZ’ with Ava DuVernay

WarnerMedia-owned streamer HBO Max has ordered an adaptation of DC comic series DMZ from Ava DuVernay and Roberto Patino. The four-part limited series is a futuristic drama set during a second American civil war and will star Rosario Dawson (Briarpatch) and Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order). The series will be produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks […]

The CW developing ‘Wonder Girl’ superhero series with first Latina ‘Arrowverse’ lead

US network The CW is in development on Wonder Girl, a new superhero drama series set to introduce the first Latina lead to its existing interconnected ‘Arrowverse’ of shows. The series is being helmed by Queen of the South executive producer/co-showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez and Berlanti Productions and based on DC Comics characters created by Joëlle Jones. The show […]

HBO Max orders ‘dark, horror-tinged’ Pretty Little Liars reboot

HBO Max is rebooting Pretty Little Liars with a new show described as being a darker, horror-tinged version of the long-running drama. Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin has been ordered straight-to-series by the US streamer and is written by Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina duo Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lindsay Calhoon Bring. Aguirre-Sacasa’s Muckle Man Productions produces […]

The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ to end next year after sixth season

The CW superhero series Supergirl is to end after its upcoming sixth season. The decision to end the show was made jointly by the US network, along with Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions, which will begin working on the final 20-episode season later this month for broadcast sometime next year. The series is based […]

HBO Max renews ‘Doom Patrol’ for third season

Superhero series Doom Patrol has been renewed for a third season at HBO Max. The live-action drama is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television andbased on the DC Comics superhero team. It was originally developed for DC’s Warner Bros-owned online streamer, DC Universe, with its second season appearing on both that […]

Kids round-up: The CW reboots ‘Powerpuff Girls’ in live-action; HBO Max heads to ‘Mia’s Magic Playground’; Komixx gets Itch funding

‘Powerpuff Girls’ return as adults in live-action reboot The CW Network is developing a live-action version of the animated series The Powerpuff Girls, with Juno writer Diablo Cody attached. The original series, created by Craig McCracken, ran on Cartoon Network between 1998 and 2005 and followed a trio of toddler superheroes. However, this reboot, which […]

The CW to adapt Stephen King’s ‘Revelations of Becka Paulson’

A new Stephen King adaptation is in the works at US network The CW, which has ordered a series based upon the horror writer’s short story The Revelations Of Becka Paulson. The one-hour drama, with the working title of Revelations, is based upon King’s 1984 tale of a woman who accidentally shoots herself in the […]

‘Batman’s Matt Reeves strikes Warner Bros. deal & hires Working Title alum

The Batman director Matt Reeves and his 6th & Idaho production firm have snagged an exclusive overall deal with Warner Bros TV and hired the former head of television at Jason Bateman’s Aggregate Films. The multi-year agreement with Warner Bros. will see all of 6th & Idaho’s new TV projects going through the US studio. […]

‘Doom Patrol’ returns to Starzplay for UK premiere

Starz-owned SVOD service Starzplay has picked up the second season of DC superhero series Doom Patrol for its UK premiere. The platform aired the 15-episode first season earlier this year. The show will return on 16 July. Produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and distributed globally by Warner Bros. International Television […]

Netflix adapts Stephanie Land’s novel ‘Maid’ with Margot Robbie’s prodco attached

Netflix has ordered an adaptation of Stephanie Land’s best-selling novel Maid, which chronicles the life of a single mother who turns to housekeeping to make ends meet. Maid is from writer and showrunner Molly Smith Metzler (Orange Is The New Black) and is being produced by John Wells Productions, Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment and Warner […]

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