J.J. Abrams is taking up the favored comic book series Justice League Dark as a new producing project below his Dangerous Robotic manufacturing label, adapting it right into a sequence for WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service, HBO Max.
WarnerMedia hasn’t introduced any particulars concerning the venture aside from it should dwell completely on the streaming service. Justice League Darkish is an ongoing comedian e book sequence that focuses on the extra supernatural characters that seem inside the DC Universe, together with John Constantine (who was portrayed by Keanu Reeves within the 2005 live-action film).
It’s additionally unclear who’s engaged on the venture, or if these discussions have began. Abrams will produce the present as a Dangerous Robotic manufacturing, however he hasn’t introduced whether or not he’ll contribute any writing to the sequence. The Form of Water director Guillermo del Toro told ComicBook in 2019 that he co-wrote an entire script for a Justice League Dark film for Warner Bros. years in the past, however nothing ever got here of it.
Whereas Kevin Feige is overseeing the Marvel Streaming Universe for Disney Plus, Abrams and Greg Berlanti appear to have huge roles in shaping WarnerMedia’s DC Universe on HBO Max. After years of making the DC Arrowverse (Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Batwoman, and so on) on The CW, Berlanti is now engaged on quite a lot of tasks for HBO Max. These embody an untitled Inexperienced Lantern sequence and an adaptation of DC Comics’ Unusual Adventures.
Warner Bros. additionally has its DC Cinematic Universe: Marvel Girl, Justice League, Shazam, Aquaman, The Batman and the remaining. It’s unclear if Abrams’ Dangerous Photos firm or Berlanti will contribute to the cinematic universe.
Abrams can also be engaged on two extra sequence for HBO Max: one is a horror sequence impressed by Stephen King’s The Shining. Known as Overlook, the present will give attention to the “untold, terrifying tales of essentially the most well-known haunted lodge in American fiction.” The third, referred to as Duster, is a totally unique venture that Abrams will co-write. Duster follows a getaway driver for a “rising crime syndicate” within the 1970s southwest.
HBO Max will launch subsequent month, though WarnerMedia hasn’t introduced a particular date presently. It can price $14.99 a month.