Fears among fans and subscribers after the cancellation of the Batgirl movie.
A few days ago the announcement was made that, within a year, HBO Max will transform into a new streaming service that will bring together its offer and that of Discovery + on the same platform in the wake of the merger between WarnerMedia and the Discovery group. The news has panicked fans and subscribers, because it is immediately involving important changes, such as the removal of some HBO content and the cancellation of ongoing projects, starting with the film. Batgirl. Will it also impact the expanding proposal for live-action and animated series set in the DC Universe? According to the latest statements, the answer is unfortunately yes.
Updates on Green Lantern and other HBO Max DC series
Meanwhile, one of the most prominent projects of HBO Max, the already ordered Green Lanternambitious adaptation of the successful comic of the same name, by the co-creators of Arrow And DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Greg Berlanti And Marc Guggenheimis “alive and well” and “definitely going on”, as assured by a spokesman a TVLine. However, arriving on TV before 2024 does not seem realistic. Instead, it is placed in a drawer Strange Adventuresanthological series inspired by the comic of the same name. Kevin Smithwho was supposed to direct and co-write an episode focusing on Bizarro and Jimmy Olsen, revealed during the podcast Hollywood Babble-On that the adaptation will not go on. News later confirmed by other sources.
For the rest, 4 seasons of Titans And Doom Patrolas well as Dead Boy Detectivesadaptation of the homonymous work written by the acclaimed Neil Gaimanthe same as The Sandman. For now nothing suggests that the animated series Harley Quinn may not have a new cycle of episodes after the third just started, while the creator of Peacemaker James Gunn wrote about Twitter not to be worried because “our friend will still bring a lot of peace in the second season”. And when someone asked him what he had to say about other projects in development, including a second spin-off of The Suicide Squad: Suicide Mission, replied: “Everything is just fine from all points of view.” Finally, season 3 of Pennyworth it appears to have been completed and is waiting to receive a debut date.
This, in reality, is not all. From what we know, HBO Max is also working on a prequel spin-off to the film The Batmanto the adaptations of Justice League Dark And Madame X from JJ Abramsto animated series Batman: Caped Crusader And My Adventures With Supermanat the teen drama DC Super Hero Higha new supernatural drama focusing on John Constantine and the spin-off of Harley Quinn by title Noonan’s. Of all these projects for now there are no new updates.