January 29, 2023

James Gunn Responds To Call For HBO Max’s Green Lantern Series To Be Canceled – Deadline

James Gunn It is clarifying matters about fate HBO Max‘s Green Lantern The series has been in development for years now.

After a publication said the show had been canceled and would no longer be moving forward, the new co-president of DC Studios debunked the rumors, calling them “fake.”

the Green Lantern chain her In development since 2019 With Arrow Producer Greg Berlanti is behind the project. In October this year, it was reported that the focus of the show had shifted. Originally, the series centered on Guy Gardner and Alan Scott, with Finn Wittrock and Jeremy Irvine in the roles, respectively. However, the refocus will be on John Stewart, one of DC’s first black superheroes and one of the longest-serving Green Lanterns.

Green Lantern It was confirmed to be in development again in 2019 along with Strange Adventures. Berlanti described that the DC properties would be creations for the streaming platform “unlike anything seen on TV”.

“An anthology series of cautionary tales set in a world where superpowers exist, and in what promises to be our biggest DC show ever, we’re going to space with a Green Lantern TV series, but I couldn’t reveal more,” Berlanti said at the time.

In August, it was revealed Strange Adventures Will not go ahead in streamer. Throughout 2022, HBO Max and DC have seen many changes as the Warner Bros. merger continues. Discovery and new DC Studios co-presidents Gunn and Peter Safran plot a new era for DC Universe.