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The merger of Warner Bros. and Discovery didn’t simply result in a number of cancellations, it additionally put a number of exhibits in limbo. As a result of WB Discovery nonetheless stays centered on recouping cash, the company is making an attempt to license out its stuff to different distributors, and that features in-progress sequence like Batman: Caped Crusader.
One other of these exhibits is Useless Boy Detectives, which was introduced final 12 months earlier than the merger finalized and initially slated for HBO Max. Per the Hollywood Reporter, the sequence is now heading over to Netflix, because it apparently didn’t match the brand new DC imaginative and prescient lately unveiled by James Gunn and Peter Safran. Even when it had stayed round on HBO Max, the Reporter claims that WB wouldn’t have been capable of even market the present till 2024, so the producers gave the inexperienced gentle for it to be shopped round.
Produced by Arrowverse head Greg Berlanti, Useless Boy Detectives is predicated on a pair of characters created by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner who first confirmed up in 1991’s The Sandman #25. The titular useless boys, Charles Rowland (George Rexstrew) and Edward Paine (Jayden Revri), are a pair of children who’ve chosen to research supernatural crimes on Earth somewhat than move on into the afterlife. The present’s solid contains Yuyu Kitamura, Jenn Lyon, Briana Cuoco, and Ruth Connell.
Going over to Netflix is sensible, because the streamer can also be at the moment the house of The Sandman, and loves itself some comedian e book exhibits. At time of writing, it’s unclear if the present—headed up by The Flight Attendant creator Steve Yockey and Arrow showrunner Beth Schwartz, and govt produced by Doom Patrol’s Jeremy Carver—shall be adjusted to suit inside the primary Sandman sequence. Both approach, search for Useless Boy Detectives to launch on Netflix within the close to future.
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