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Green Lanterns TV Series in the Works With Damon Lindelof, Chris Mundy

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Damon Lindelof is returning to tv and to superheroes.

The author-producer, one of many co-creators of seminal journey sequence Misplaced who later introduced seminal comedian Watchmen to the display screen as an acclaimed, Emmy-winning HBO restricted sequence, is a part of the artistic workforce behind Lanterns, the DC based-show from DC Studios.

Lanterns, primarily based on the heroes seen within the Inexperienced Lantern comics, can be bringing status storytelling vitality behind the scenes. Chris Mundy, the showrunner behind Netflix’s crime sequence Ozark, in addition to Eisner-winning and long-time DC comedian writer Tom King spherical out the artistic workforce, DC Studios co-head James Gunn introduced on Instagram Saturday.

Gunn welcome Lindelof and Mundy into the DC household and stated the trio had written a “wonderful” pilot script and bible, saying that the sequence is now “putting together a crack team of writers.”

Lanterns is appearing as one of many foundational reveals for Gunn and Peter Safran’s DC Studios slate. “This plays a really big role in leading into the main story we are telling across film and TV,” Safran stated in January 2023 when he and Gunn unveiled their preliminary DC plans.

On the time, Safran additionally described the sequence as being True Detective-like in tone, “more of a terrestrial-based investigation story.”

It’s unclear if that also holds although the social media put up accompanied by drawings of heroes Hal Jordan and John Stewart, implying it will likely be a two-hander. The True Detective vibe might additionally come from Mundy, who served as an exec producer and author on the newest Detective season, True Detective: Evening Nation.

After establishing his bona fides with Misplaced, Lindelof co-created The Leftovers, the HBO supernatural drama that explored the ramifications of shedding individuals in a sudden and nice disappearance. The present ran from 2014 to 2017.

He returned to TV in 2019 with Watchmen, which didn’t adapt the long-lasting comedian by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons as a lot because it used it as a backdrop to discover heroism and race relations whereas additionally shining a lightweight on the 1921 Tulsa race bloodbath. The present received 11 Emmys.



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