Mon. Oct 3rd, 2022

The purge within Warner Bros. against everything that smells of hbomax, niche products and medium budgets continues, and the last head that has rolled has been that of Greg Berlanti. Or, more specifically, Strange Adventures, the series starring characters from DC that the creator of the ‘Arrowverse’ was preparing.Kevin Smith, that he was going to direct and write an episode of the show, he broke the news on his Hollywood Babble-On podcast (via The Hollywood Reporter). Smith linked this slam to the much-talked-about cancellation of Batgirl, recently justified by the company as “a strategic shift in our direction around HBO Max and the DC Universe.” However, and according to THR, Strange Adventures had earned its death sentence even before Warner’s purchase by Discovery. The commercial hook of the show, an anthology series focused on little-known characters from the publisher, was quite debatable, something that Kevin Smith himself acknowledges. “[La cancelaciĆ³n de la serie] makes sense to me: no one knows these characters and the project seemed very expensive,” said Kevin Smith. The author of Clerks also explained that his episode was going to star Jimmy Olson Already Gallant, that alien that imitates Superman in everything (only the other way around) and whose different versions have been seen in series like Supergirl or Superman & Lois. At the moment, yes, the DC television universe is not facing a mass cancellation: among the projects that go ahead are Green Lantern, the last season of The Flash and Superman & Lois itself. It will be necessary to see if they survive this cleaning campaign.Do you want to be up to date with all the latest movies and series? Sign up to our newsletter.