A Harley Quinn animated series is in development for DC’s new streaming service. We discuss this plus the first preview for “Crisis on Earth-X” and news on the Watchmen TV series.
Harley Quinn animated show ordered directly to series by DC’s upcoming digital streaming service – Deadline
- Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, and Dean Lorey (EPs on Powerless)
- 26 half-hour episodes
- Margot Robbie may be approached to voice Harley
- “focuses on Harley Quinn, who finally has broken things off with the Joker once and for all and attempts to make it on her own as the criminal Queenpin of Gotham City”
“Crisis on Earth-X” sizzle reel released – (YouTube)
- Wedding, Nazis, evil versions of characters
Damon Lindelof on Watchmen TV series – Vulture
- “What we think about superheroes is wrong” “we should not trust people who put on masks and say that they are looking out for us. If you hide your face, you are up to no good.”
- “[Alan Moore] most certainly doesn’t want us to be doing this and we’re trying to find a way to do it that honors him”
- “That comic was written in the mid-’80s. It is more timely now, in 2018, 2019, whenever the show airs, if it airs, that it needs to be told.“
- “Watchmen — it was dangerous, And you can’t be dangerous for dangerous’s sake, but the reason that I’m doing this is these are dangerous times, and we need dangerous shows.”
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