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HBO Max orders Lifeless Boy Detectives to collection

HBO Max has ordered the Max Authentic DC drama Lifeless Boy Detectives to collection. From Emmy nominee Steve Yockey (“The Flight Attendant”), “Doom Patrol’s” Jeremy Carver, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. Tv, DEAD BOY DETECTIVES is an eight-episode horror detective collection born from DC’s “The Sandman” and “Lifeless Boy Detectives” comics.

It’s a recent tackle a ghost story that explores loss, grief, and demise via the lens of Edwin Payne and Charles Rowland, two useless British youngsters, and their very alive pal, Crystal Palace. So, it’s loads like a classic detective collection – solely darker and on acid.

George Rexstrew and Jayden Revri (“The Lodge”) star as Lifeless Boy Detectives Edwin Payne (Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Revri), and Kassius Nelson (“Final Night time in Soho,” “Hollyoaks”) stars as Crystal Palace. Extra collection stars embrace Briana Cuoco (“The Flight Attendant,” “Harley Quinn”) as Jenny the Butcher, Ruth Connell (“Supernatural”) because the Night time Nurse (reprising her function from the “Lifeless Patrol” episode of “Doom Patrol”), Yuyu Kitamura (“The Expatriates”) as Niko, and Jenn Lyon (“Claws,” “Justified”) as Esther.

Steve Yockey (“The Flight Attendant,” “Supernatural,” “Doom Patrol”) wrote the pilot episode of DEAD BOY DETECTIVES and serves as showrunner. Yockey, Jeremy Carver (“Doom Patrol,” “Supernatural”), Greg Berlanti (“You,” “The Flash”), and Sarah Schechter (“The Flight Attendant,” “You”) are government producers on the collection. Lee Toland Krieger (“Superman & Lois,” upcoming “Inexperienced Lantern”) directed the pilot episode and likewise served as an government producer on the pilot alongside David Madden (“Superman & Lois”). Primarily based on characters created for DC by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner, the collection is produced by Berlanti Productions in affiliation with Warner Bros. Tv. Yockey, Carver, Berlanti Productions, and Krieger are all below total offers with WBTV.

Sarah Aubrey, Head of Authentic Content material, HBO Max stated “We’re excited to be increasing additional into the DC Universe with Steve, Jeremy and the Berlanti workforce with this thrilling new spin on a detective collection. We had been fascinated by the world of the Lifeless Boy Detectives that Steve and Jeremy first launched in ‘Doom Patrol,’ and can’t wait to observe the supernatural sleuths within the lurid mysteries to return.”

Steve Yockey stated “I’ve been obsessive about this comedian for a very long time, so it’s a real ardour venture. And Jeremy, Berlanti Productions, DC, WBTV, HBO Max – they’re all encouraging me to run with each wild, weird, and unsettling selection. The result’s going to be actually darkish enjoyable.”

Yockey is government producer and showrunner of HBO Max/WBTV’s hit one-hour darkly comedic thriller “The Flight Attendant” (from star Kaley Cuoco’s Sure, Norman Productions and Berlanti Productions), which returns for season two on April 21. He developed the collection, which acquired 9 Emmy(R) nominations in its first season, with Yockey nominated for Excellent Comedy Collection in addition to Excellent Writing for a Comedy Collection. He was beforehand a author and co-executive producer of WBTV’s “Supernatural” for The CW. Extra TV writing credit embrace MTV’s “Scream: The Collection” and “Awkward,” and HBO’s “The Brink.” He additionally co-wrote (with Carver) the “Lifeless Patrol” episode of HBO Max/WBTV’s “Doom Patrol.”

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