August 6, 2021

JJ Abrams to adapt DC comic Madame X into a series for HBO Max

According to the specialized site The Hollywood Reporter, the famous co-creator of Lost and director of films such as Super 8 and two of the installments of the latest Star Wars trilogy recently began working on the project together with the writer and executive producer. Angela Robinson (“Hung”, “True Blood”).

Who is Madame Xanadu

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The character of Madame Xanadu —Which transcended history through the 1485 book The Death of Arthur, by the Englishman Thomas Malory—, appeared for the first time in the comics of DC In 1978, she is part of the Justice League Dark series and is known in those stories for her ties to the famous Suicide Squad.

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The future projects of JJ Abrams

For its part, Abrams and his production company, Bad Robot, which he runs with his wife, Katie McGrath, are developing several series for that streaming platform, which will arrive in Latin America on June 29.

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The future projects of JJ Abrams

The future projects of JJ Abrams

In that sense, there is the formation of a franchise based on the Dark Justice League, which will bring together several characters and spin-offs, with which a kind of universe similar to that of Marvel. In addition, a series on “Constantine” (the character brought to the big screen by Keanu Reeves in 2005) and another animated strip about Batman are moving into the early stages of pre-production.

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When does HBO Max arrive in Argentina

The complete catalog of HBO Max It will be available in Argentina and Latin America from June 29, 2021.

What can be seen on HBO Max

According to initial reports, HBO Max would feature more than 10,000 hours of content, including 31 original productions (such as a new series on Green Lantern, without Ryan Reynolds) and 38 series of HBO in their first year, and WarnerMedia plans to add 50 new titles by the second year.

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Series como Westworld, Succession, The Righteous Gemstones, Barry, The Outsider, Lovecraft Country, The Undoing, Run, Perry Mason, The Plot Against America, Avenue 5 Y I Know This Much Is True estarán incluidas en la programación inicial de HBO Max, along with classic and iconic original series like The Sopranos, The Wire, Sex and the City, True Blood and more of the favorites from HBO.

In addition, the platform also has some original series such as Legendary, with the original cast of Queere Eye, Hiro Murai’s post-apocalyptic series, Stayion Eleven, Raisen by Wolves with Ridley Scott as the protagonist, an animated series of Gremlins from Steven Spielberg, an adaptation of the book by Danai Guirira, Americanah, starring and produced by Lupita Nyong´O, Rap Shit de Issa Rae, a series inspired by a real case called Tokyo Vice with Ansel Elgort, a comic anthology called Love Life, with Anna Kendrick, Jellystone and The Little Ellen, an animated series narrated by Ellen Degereneres about the adventures of a 7-year-old girl.

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