“I just started to get involved with the DC content in August ,” Bloys said. “Peacemaker is one of the first shows I greenlit and one of the first shows coming out, in January 2022. It’s a great example of what HBO Max can do with DC content in that we’re producing at a level we haven’t seen DC content on TV do thus far.”
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The interviewer asked Bloys about any potential confusion with the DCEU co-existing with the CW TV shows. Bloys also confirmed that Naomi, a new CW series from Ava DuVernay based on DC Comics, is taking place outside the Arrowverse, which means there are now two live-action DC universes on the same network.
“You see confusion, I see lots of opportunity for DC fans,” Bloys said with a laugh.
Bloys also said there is no update on a second season of Watchmen and complimented THR on their reporting about a potential Harry Potter show for HBO Max. Boys clarified that no deals are in place regarding a Harry Potter TV show, but didn’t deny that the network has met writers about the potential show.HBO Max is currently only available in the US but is planned for release throughout Europe and Latin America by the end of 2021. The Justice League Snyder Cut is set for release on March 18, exclusively on HBO Max.
Peacemaker is a spin-off of the upcoming Suicide Squad movie from James Gunn and will explore Peacemaker’s origins. The Suicide Squad is currently set for a release in theaters and HBO Max on August 6. John Cena will reprise his role from The Suicide Squad for the Peacemaker series in what will be the first official DCEU TV show.
Nhut Le was recently announced to play Judomaster in the Peacemaker series. For a full rundown of Peacemaker’s origin and powers, check out IGN’s guide to everything you need to know about Peacemaker.
Petey Oneto is a freelance writer for IGN.
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