Metropolis Series Set for New DC-Branded Digital Service


Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment are working on the live-action drama Metropolis, which will air exclusively on the upcoming DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service.

Metropolis received a straight-to-series order for a first season of 13 episodes. It will go into production later this year for a debut on the service in 2019.

The show is set in the City of Tomorrow before the arrival of Superman. Metropolis follows Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city’s dark and bizarre secrets.

Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon are on board as EPs. Based on characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, published by DC, Metropolis is produced by Warner Bros. Television.

The brand-new DC digital service will be operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks.