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[05/02/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 2
Updates include: DC Universe to redevelop "Metropolis"; FOX gives off-cycle pilot order to Rob McElhenney/Rob Rosell-comedy; and Jonathan Majors to star in HBO's "Lovecraft Country."

[01/30/18 - 10:02 AM]
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment to Transport Viewers to "Metropolis," An All-New Live-Action Series from Executive Producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon for the Upcoming DC-Branded Digital Service
Set in the wondrous and awe-inspiring City of Tomorrow before the arrival of Superman, Metropolis follows Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city's dark and bizarre secrets.







METROPOLIS (DC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
1/30/18 - 5/2/18
STATUS:
previously in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
13-episode series order rescinded on 5/2/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from Warner Bros. Television's press release, January 2018) Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon will explore the world of Metropolis in an all-new live-action drama series to air exclusively on the upcoming DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service, operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks. Metropolis has received a direct-to-series order for a first season of 13 episodes and will go into production later this year for a debut on the service in 2019. Set in the wondrous and awe-inspiring City of Tomorrow before the arrival of Superman, Metropolis follows Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city's dark and bizarre secrets.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Danny Cannon as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· John Stephens as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· DC Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television