J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath’s Bad Robot is Developing Justice League Dark for HBO Max
Deadline has the scoop that Justice League Dark is being developed into a television series for HBO Max. Bad Robot is behind the production. It had previously been reported that Bad Robot was developing the property for film and television through its deal with WarnerMedia.
Justice League Dark is a DC Comics superhero team focused on dealing with mystical and supernatural threats. The team has primarily been made up of characters who are more focused on magic and occult like John Constantine, Deadman, Zatanna, but it has also included other characters like Swamp Thing, and Wonder Woman.
The team has had a theatrical focus in an animated film. It debuted in Justice League Dark #1 in 2011 and was created by Peter Milligan.
HBO Max is becoming the new home for numerous DC television properties. In October 2019 int was announced that Vertigo property DMZ would be coming to the digital streaming service as well as Strange Adventures, DC Superhero High, and a series focused on Green Lantern. The service will also feature every DC film of the last decade, every Superman and Batman film of the past 40 years, Joker will debut on it, and Doom Patrol will air on the platform as well. It’s expected to launch in May 2020.