during Hollywood Babylon On With co-host Ralph Jarman, independent film icon Kevin Smith confirmed that strange adventures The anthology series that was originally slated to release on HBO Max is officially dead. This part isn’t entirely surprising, considering fans haven’t heard anything about The Greg Berlanti Show in a long time. Most surprisingly, Smith shared some specific details of a story he was writing for super girl Author Eric Carrasco. The story, which was to focus on Jimmy Olsen, Perry White, and Bizarro, was one in which Superman himself did not appear.
Smith revealed the cancellation as part of a broader geek news segment in which he talked about this week’s cancellation of projects like bat girl And the Scoop!: Holiday Hunt. Along the way, he suggested that the actor he considered short could be Nicolas Cage.
You can see Smith’s comments below.
Cage, of course, was at one point playing Superman in a movie called Superman live!which could have been directed BatmanTim Burton. Smith wrote a script for the film, although it is not clear how much of his material will make it to the final script.
in 2019, Arrow And the The legends of tomorrow in the capital Executive Producer Mark Guggenheim reached out to Cage, offering him a great appearance in the multiverse Crisis on Infinite Earths TV event. Cage declined due to scheduling conflicts, even though the event had already ended including Tom Welling’s Clark Kent Smallville And Superman Brandon Routh from Superman Returns.
“Each of the original DC properties we’ll be creating for HBO Max will not be like anything shown on TV,” Berlanti said. strange adventures and the green lantern They appear when the two were announced. “An anthology series of cautionary tales set in a world where superpowers exist, and in what promises to be our biggest DC show ever, we’re going to space with a Green Lantern TV series, but I can’t reveal more about that yet.”
There was no official word yet green lantern, but most fans assume she’ll be another victim of Warner Bros.’s discovery system. Smith agrees, but warns listeners that he has no inside information and that he was feeling instinctive. Smith likely torpedoed any chances he had of working with WBD in the near future, joining the chorus of voices denouncing contempt for Warner Bros. .
“It was a time in this business — look, you make art for someone else, they pay for it, they get to do whatever they want with it,” Smith said. However, there was a time when the worst thing a director had to worry about was, ‘Oh, maybe they don’t consider it theatrical. It may go directly to the video. Now they’ve added a new fear to the mix, which is, “Maybe we’ll never let it go – and forever.”