J.J. Abrams’ ‘Justice League Dark,’ ‘The Shining’-inspired series set at HBO Max

HBO Max has handed out three creation commitments to one-hour dramas from Bad Robot Productions, like one established in the “Justice League Dark” universe.

In addition, HBO Max and Bad Robot have teamed on the series “Overlook,” impressed by Stephen King’s “The Shining,” and “Duster,” an original drama co-penned by LaToya Morgan and Bad Robot’s J.J. Abrams. All three exhibits will be government made by J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot’s head of tv, Ben Stephenson. Rachel Rusch Wealthy, Bad Robot’s government vice president of tv, will provide as a co-government producer. Warner Bros. Television will develop all three exhibits, whilst Warner Bros. Intercontinental Television Distribution will be the international distributor for all three exhibits.

The three exhibits are the first tv jobs established up at HBO Max under Abrams’ and Bad Robot’s mega-offer with WarnerMedia that was unveiled in September 2019.

“What an astounding commence to our affiliation with the wildly imaginative Bad Robot team under J.J. and Katie [McGrath],” said Kevin Reilly, main content officer of HBO Max and president of TNT, TBS, and truTV. “What could be far better than an original J.J. strategy and then Warner Bros. letting them free on legendary I.P. from Stephen King and the DC Universe and to give additional should-have programming on HBO Max.”

No additional facts are at this time available about the “Justice League Dark” series, like which figures would be showcased in the demonstrate. In the DC Comics, the team is composed of associates like John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Health care provider Mist and many other people.

The team was first introduced in 2011, with a stay-action attribute film centered on the comic books owning been in the will work for a long time. It was most a short while ago claimed in January that DC and Warner Bros. were plotting each film and tv jobs in the “Justice League Dark” universe. An animated film was released in 2017, with Keanu Reeves owning played Constantine in a standalone film in 2005.

“Overlook” is explained a horror-thriller series that explores the untold stories of the Neglect Resort, the most well known haunted lodge in American fiction. The project reunites Bad Robot, King and WBTV, who previously collaborated on the psychological-horror series “Castle Rock” for Hulu.

Set in the 1970’s Southwest, “Duster” explores the daily life of a getaway driver for a increasing crime syndicate. Morgan is at this time a author on “The Going for walks Dead”. Beforehand, she was a co-government producer and author of AMC’s “Into the Badlands” and “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” and was a author for NBC’s “Parenthood” and Showtime’s “Shameless.”

Other current Bad Robot exhibits consist of “Westworld” and the future “Demimonde” and “Lovecraft Country” at HBO. The corporation is also making “Lisey’s Story,” “Little Voice,” and “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends” at Apple.

The “Justice League Dark” series is the newest DC project established up at HBO Max instead than the standalone streamer DC Universe. Other people consist of an Aquaman animated miniseries, with Greg Berlanti government making two other people — an untitled Eco-friendly Lantern series and a series adaptation of “Strange Adventures.”

It was announced last July that the DCU demonstrate “Doom Patrol” had been renewed for a 2nd time, but that time would be available to stream on each DCU and HBO Max, with Season 1 also becoming available on HBO Max upon the Season two premiere. Furthermore, episodes of the future DCU demonstrate “Stargirl” will air on The CW the working day just after their streaming debut and will also be available on The CW’s digital platforms. It was initially established to commence airing May eleven but was pushed back again a 7 days because of to programming shifts triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.