HBO Max has canceled one of two planned spinoff shows of Matt Reeves’ newly released show The Batman.
In July 2020, Reeves announced he was dating director Terence Winter (promenade realm) to create the first spinoff series as a deeper exploration into the “anatomy of corruption in Gotham City” that would later launch “a new multi-platform Batman universe”.
However, Reeves announced this on Monday (March 7). Happy sad confused Podcast the news.
Addressing the cancellation, he said, “One thing we don’t do that I wanted to do … the Gotham Police Show, which actually got put on hold. We don’t really do that.”
When Reeves announced his first plan at DC FanDome in 2020, he said the prequel would go back a year to chronicle Batman’s first appearance as a masked vigilante.
While he said in a recent interview with The Cyber Nerds that his original idea was “super cool,” Reeves explained that HBO Max and Warner Bros. have since evolved the project into something that will instead focus on Arkham Asylum .
In 2021, it was announced that HBO Max was developing a second spin-off centered on Collin Farrell’s character The Penguin.
Accordingly TVLine, HBO Max still intends to move forward with the second spin-off.
Farrell will reportedly executive produce and star in the series, which seeks to “delves into the penguin’s rise to power in Gotham’s criminal underworld.”
The Batman is in cinemas now. You can read that of the independent rating here.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/the-batman-matt-reeves-hbo-max-b2031689.html Batman director Matt Reeves says HBO canceled film spinoff series