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HBO/DC Speculation

February 5, 2020 - Warner Brothers announced Warner Max, a new production company that will produce 8-10 movies per year.    Below are mostly Warner Brothers comic properties that have been optioned without further announcements as to if they're in production or where they are to air.  

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  • Reintroduction of Rose (Thorn) as a teenager
  • *copies ordered by retailers: 12,589
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  • Team-up of Django and Zorro
  • Co-published by DC and Dynamite
  • [June 2019 - announced that Quentin Tarantino and Jerrod Carmichael will co-write the screenplay based off of this series]
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  • 1st team appearance of the Trench, a group of piranha-like, flesh-eating sea creatures
  • *James Wan's Trench horror film could be produced for HBO Max
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  • 1st appearance of Niobe, a young girl on a quest to save the fantasy world of Asunda
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  • 1st issue that introduces the dark fantasy world of Asunda
  • [March 2019 - in-development for HBO]
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Adam Strange
  • 1st appearance of Alanna, daughter of Sardath
  • 1st appearance of Sardath, a scientist from Rann who created Zeta-Beams
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  • A young woman wields a bewitched Viking axe against four criminals whose decapitated heads speak to her and continue to endanger the life of the one she loves
  • *similar to the Millarworld deal with Netflix, it is logical for Warner to secure a multimedia deal with Joe Hill under the Hill House imprint for HBO Max
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  • In the Old West, a diabolical vampire named Skinner Sweet is a new breed of vampire who hunts in the daylight as well as by night
  • Won the 2011 Harvey and Eisner awards for "Best New Series"
  • *Scott Snyder will return to American Vampire under DC’s Black Label which could cause some momentum on this issue
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  • 1st appearance of Maika
  • [October 2019 - in-development for HBO Max, with writer/producer Janet Lin - later the exclusive article was retracted for reasons unknown]
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  • 1st appearance of King Mob, Ragged Robin, Boy, Lord Fanny and Jack Frost
  • [November 2018 - Morrison and Universal Cable Productions adapting for TV]
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  • 1st appearance of Spider Jerusalem
  • *optioned but will not be announced until late in the year
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  • Series created by Jason Aaron about organized crime on an Indian Reservation
  • * it's only a matter of time before this gets picked up
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  • A young man with deer-like features journeys to a sanctuary, hunted by those who believe the half-human-animal hybrids are somehow responsible for the plague that has been erasing humanity
  • [🚨EXCLUSIVE Key Issue Alert sent via push notification September 2019 - Robert Downey Jr’s production company finished filming the pilot, more news to follow - May 2020 CONFIRMED]
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  • A 12 issue series written by Tom King who drew from his military experience in Iraq to deliver a dramatic detective story and character study
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  • 1st appearance of Dizzy Cordova
  • 1st appearance of Agent Graves
  • [February 2019 - a press release refers to an upcoming TV series]
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  • Fictional series about people who have survived paranormal experiences
  • [November 2018 - optioned by the CW]
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  • Story about an American Civil War set in the future
  • [March 2020 - wrapped filming]
  • *copies ordered by retailers: 18,705
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  • Written by Brian Michael Bendis
  • [June 2019 - Bendis announced the TV rights have been sold]
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  • A woman leads an American Revolution after being pushed to her limit
  • [August 2018 - in-development for Cinemax, sister company to HBO]
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  • Premiere issue a new series written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Michael Gaydos about a tattoo artist who is also an assassin
  • *Bendis confirmed that Pearl has been acquired for a TV series but was quiet on any further details
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Zatanna
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  • 1st appearance of Lobo
  • *there is some early chatter that Lobo might be on deck for HBO Max