‘Gotham’ Producers Teaming for Superman Prequel Series ‘Metropolis’

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If you’re a fan of Gotham and want the exact same technique would be handled a Superman prequel series, you’re in luck! Warner Bros. Tv and DC Entertainment revealed today that it has actually purchased a brand new live-action drama TELEVISION series called Metropolis directly to series, which is embeded in the titular city prior to the arrival of Superman. Gotham executive manufacturers John Stephens and Danny Cannon will executive fruit and vegetables, Cannon will direct the very first episode (simply as he finished with Gotham), and the pilot was composed by Cannon and Stephens.

The very first season will include 13 episodes with recording slated to start this fall in anticipation of a 2019 launching, however Metropolis will not be airing on FOX. Rather, the program is being produced solely for the upcoming DC-branded digital service, run by Warner Bros. Digital Networks. This is WB’s variation of their own “Netflix,” and no doubt Metropolis will be a foundation of getting individuals to subscribe. Other programs in advancement for the streaming service consist of Titans in addition to Warner Bros. Animation’s Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders

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The logline for Metropolis is as follows:

Set in the breathtaking and marvelous City of Tomorrow prior to the arrival of Superman, Metropolis follows Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they examine the world of fringe science and expose the city’s dark and unusual tricks.

It’ll be fascinating to see how this program may vary from Gotham, which started as a James Gordon TELEVISION program however rapidly ended up being “Lil’ Batman” as David Mazouz‘s young Bruce Wayne ended up being a more main figure, and the program started to lean more greatly on Batman’s gallery of bad guys for multi-episode arcs and standalone episodes.

The program likewise stands in contrast to the upcoming Syfy series Krypton, executive produced by Man of Steel scribe David S. Goyer That program takes an alternate technique to a Superman prequel series, informing the story of Kal-El’s grandpa on the titular world and the occasions preceeding its damage.

And now the traditional Gotham bad guy Balloon Man waits, biding his time up until his crossover episode on Metropolis

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