Variety reports that Greg Berlanti will produce two original series for HBO Max.
The first one will be a Green Lantern series, but details are under wraps.
The second one will be an anthology series titled Strange Adventures.
Berlanti is set to executive produce both a series adaptation of “Strange Adventures” as well as a series inspired by The Green Lantern. According to an individual with knowledge of the deals, both projects are expected to go to series. The announcements were made as part of WarnerMedia’s presentation on key details of HBO Max, including pricing and the launch date.
“Strange Adventures” is described as a DC superhero anthology that will feature characters from across the DC canon. The one-hour drama will explore close-ended stories about the intersecting lives of ordinary humans and superhumans. Details on the Green Lantern series are being kept under wraps.
“Strange Adventures” is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, where Berlanti is set up under an overall deal. John Stephens will serve as writer and showrunner. Berlanti will executive produce along with Sarah Schechter and Stephens. Charlie Huston will co-executive produce. Brigitte Hales will produce, with Selwyn Seyfu Hinds serving as consulting producer.
HBO Max adds that Adam Strange will be leading the series.
One more for @DCComics fans. In partnership w/ @GBerlanti we're excited to bring to series the beloved Green Lantern AND intro audiences to Strange Adventures, about "man of two worlds" Adam Strange, an archaeologist-turned-intergalactic-hero when he's zeta-beamed to planet Rann
— HBO Max (@hbomax) October 29, 2019
Berlanti is also involved with Titans and Doom Patrol.
Warner Bros. had been developing a new Green Lantern feature film, so it should be interesting the angle for this HBO Max series.
Along with who will be wearing the ring.
HBO Max will launch in May 2020.