DC TV Expands As Batman Prequel GOTHAM Gets Companion Superman Prequel METROPOLIS With Lois Lane and Luthor?
Variety is reporting that a Superman Prequel Series ‘Metropolis’ Lands 13 Episode Order at DC Digital Service:
A live-action Superman prequel has been ordered straight-to-series at DC’s upcoming digital streaming service, Variety has learned.
From Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment, the series–titled “Metropolis”– is set in the famous comic book city before the arrival of Superman. It will follow Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city’s dark and bizarre secrets. It has received an order for a 13 episode first season and will go into production later this year for a debut on the service in 2019.
The project was previously under consideration at Fox, where it would have served as a companion to “Gotham,” the drama about Gotham City before the arrival of Batman…
…With “Metropolis,” Warner Bros. now has two superman prequel series in the works, with “Krypton” set to premiere this year on Syfy.
John Stephens and Danny Cannon will executive produce “Metropolis.” Both serve as writers and executive producers on “Gotham,” with Stephens also serving as showrunner…
…The order for the show marks the fourth announced series for the new DC digital service. Additional programs include Warner Bros. Television’s live-action drama “Titans,” as well as Warner Bros. Animation’s “Harley Quinn” and “Young Justice: Outsiders.”
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