The merger of Warner Bros. and Discovery didn’t simply result in several cancellations, it additionally put a number of exhibits in limbo. As a result of WB Discovery nonetheless stays centered on recouping cash, the company is trying to license out its stuff to other distributors, and that features in-progress collection like Batman: Caped Crusader.
One other of these exhibits is Lifeless Boy Detectives, which was introduced final yr earlier than the merger finalized and initially slated for HBO Max. Per the Hollywood Reporter, the collection is now heading over to Netflix, because it apparently didn’t match the new DC vision lately unveiled by James Gunn and Peter Safran. Even when it had stayed round on HBO Max, the Reporter claims that WB wouldn’t have been in a position to even market the present till 2024, so the producers gave the inexperienced mild for it to be shopped round.
Produced by Arrowverse head Greg Berlanti, Lifeless Boy Detectives relies on a pair of characters created by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner who first confirmed up in 1991’s The Sandman #25. The titular lifeless boys, Charles Rowland (George Rexstrew) and Edward Paine (Jayden Revri), are a pair of youngsters who’ve chosen to examine supernatural crimes on Earth somewhat than go on into the afterlife. The present’s solid contains Yuyu Kitamura, Jenn Lyon, Briana Cuoco, and Ruth Connell.
Going over to Netflix is sensible, for the reason that streamer can also be presently the house of The Sandman, and loves itself some comedian e-book exhibits. At time of writing, it’s unclear if the present—headed up by The Flight Attendant creator Steve Yockey and Arrow showrunner Beth Schwartz, and government produced by Doom Patrol’s Jeremy Carver—can be adjusted to suit inside the primary Sandman collection. Both method, search for Lifeless Boy Detectives to launch on Netflix within the close to future.
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