DC Comics & HBO Max Announce 4th Seasons For Doom Patrol and Titans, 3rd Seasons For Pennyworth and Harley Quinn Plus DMZ Limited Series!
Fans, you asked for it, and Brenton Thwaites called in all the way from Australia to announce Titans season four! Along with announcement, HBO Max gave us a first look at the season three finale ahead of its debut this Thursday, October 21. No spoilers here, but will any of the Titans know the answer to Wayne Manor’s security question, what is the name of the “one who got away”?
Matt Bomer arrived at DC’s Hall of Heroes to announce that the HBO Max Original series Doom Patrol will return for a fourth season and debuted a wonderfully strange new mid-season trailer. If you’re not caught up on season three, now would be the perfect time to get on that. Doom Patrol stars Brendan Fraser, Matt Bomer, Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Joivan Wade, Timothy Dalton, Skye Roberts and Michelle Gomez, and this season has featured the likes of the Sisterhood of Dada and the Brotherhood of Evil! With only four episodes left, the Doom Patrol season three finale is scheduled for Thursday, November 11.
Jack Bannon and Ben Aldridge, two of the stars of Pennyworth, dropped by DC FanDome to “serve” up some exciting announcements. The big one was that season three of their hit DC series from Warner Bros. Television will debut in 2022 on HBO Max as a Max Original. Seasons one and two will also make their way to HBO Max in the early part of the year, so you’ll have plenty of time to get caught up ahead of the now-filming third season.
Since we know there are plenty of you who haven’t yet seen it, Pennyworth is an origin series that follows Alfred Pennyworth (Bannon) who forms a security company in 1960s London and goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Aldridge). Season three of the psychological thriller begins after a five-year time jump. The civil war that plagued season two is over, and a cultural revolution has changed the world for better or worse, ushering in a new age of superheroes and super-villains.
The animators are hard at work on season three, but that didn’t stop Harley and King Shark from dropping in to share a sneak peek at the outrageous upcoming season. Let the Eat, Bang, Kill Tour begin!
Matt Reeves, J.J. Abrams, Bruce Timm, and James Tucker shared first insights into Batman: Caped Crusader, the upcoming all-new animated series and reimagining of the Batman mythology This iteration is born out of a noir sensibility is set in a timeless world that harkens to the 1940’s. . Utilizing state-of-the-art animation techniques and technologies available, this powerful creative partnership will once again reinvent Batman and his iconic rogue’s gallery with sophisticated storytelling, nuanced characters and intense action sequences all set in a visually striking world.
Executive producers Ava DuVernay and Roberto Patino dropped by DC FanDome to share details and insights into DMZ, the four-part HBO Max limited series adaptation of the acclaimed Vertigo series by Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli. The series tells the story about a civil war between the secessionist Free States of America and the United States of America and the DMZ that exists between them, where an outsider (Rosario Dawson) comes in to turn things upside down. While Dawson is playing a new character named Alma, Patino revealed that she was inspired by Zee Hernandez, the former medical student who attempted to aid the citizens of the DMZ in the book. DuVernay described the series as set in a world just a few years into the future that asks what we’d be if we let the worst of our divisions get the better of us. In short, the creative guardrails are off in this new live action series also starring Benjamin Bratt and Hoon Lee.
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