Additionally, HBO’s head of content investigates how WarnerMedia is uniting the DC universe.
HBO Max is not wasting your time! Although the project was announced in August last year, James Gunnit is Pacifier The series already has a release date, according to HBO and HBO Max’s chief content officer. Casey bloys. The series is ready to star John Cena as the main character, who will make his debut in Gunn’s next film. The suicide squad.
Following HBO’s big panel at the Winter TCA Press Tour, Bloys spoke with THR and revealed that Pacifier will launch on the streaming service in January 2022. But it also had some cool things to say about how Pacifier marks a step forward toward a more cohesive DC universe. For one, it is one of the first programs to have Bloys’ fingerprints.
“I started getting involved with DC content in August, Peacemaker is one of the first shows I gave the green light and one of the first shows to come out, January 2022. It’s a great example of what HBO Max can do with it. DC content that we are producing at a level that we have not seen so far in DC television content. ”
When asked about possible brand confusion among DC properties, which are currently being distributed in theatrical releases, The CW, DC Universe and now HBO Max, Bloys spoke a bit about how WarnerMedia has taken steps to create more. communication and unity behind their projects.
“It has been one of [WarnerMedia CEO] Ann Sarnoff’s priorities of organizing the DC world exactly according to what you’re talking about: making sure the universe is logical and makes sense. She talks about the steering wheel: that the movies talk to the TV shows that talk to the movies, that everything is connected. There’s a lot of work on that at DC and Warner Bros. That’s something that Ann has made a priority and that the company is doing. It’s one of the things in terms of WarnerMedia today versus Time Warner five years ago, now I have regular conversations with [Warner Bros. film chief] Toby Emmerich and [DC content chief] Jim Lee and we talk about all things in a way that has never been talked about before. That’s probably how you got a little DC over here, a little DC over there, etc. The idea going forward is that we are speaking with one voice about the DC universe. It is a truly valuable world and we want to make sure that we are using it correctly.
the Pacifier cast also includes Danielle brooks (Orange is the new black), Robert Patrick (Terminator 2), Y Chris conrad (Patriot), With Steve Agee Y Jennifer Holland, repeating their roles from The suicide squad. Filming began in January 2021 and is currently underway.
For more on Cena’s “superhero / supervillain / and world’s biggest idiot” (to quote Gunn himself), head over to our handy The suicide squad character guide.
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