HBO Max Acquiring ‘Madame X’ Sequence Primarily based on DC Character

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Angela Robinson, writer-director, will oversee Madame X for HBO Max. Bryan Bedder/Getty Illustrations or photos for IMDb.com

Are you all set for even a lot more DC Comics titles to hit your display? Of class you are.

Madame X series is in enhancement at HBO Max with Angela Robinson (How to Get Absent with Murder, Genuine Blood) serving as govt producer and writer. J.J. Abrams will government produce the 1-hour drama by way of his Lousy Robotic banner in affiliation with Warner Bros. Television. Ben Stephenson will also government deliver with Rachel Rusch Loaded serving as co-govt producer.

HBO Max declined to remark.

The DC Comics character Madame Xanadu is a mystic who initially appeared in 1978’s Doorway to Nightmare #1. The character draws inspiration from Arthurian sorceresses. Her total identify was after Nimue Inwudu and she is the youngest sister of Morgaine Le Fay and Vivienne, the Woman of the Lake.

She has tangled with the likes of Merlin, Marie Antoinette and Death, in the comics and normally crosses route with the Justice League Dark. In the New 52 continuity, Madame Xanadu comes into being soon after Barry Allen unintentionally tampers with the timestream and merges the continuities of the Vertigo, WildStorm and DC Universes. She can levitate, teleport and possesses a supernatural sensitivity to mystic happenings. This also offers her the skill to interact with demons and spirits. In some iterations, the character is immortal and blind.

The character has previously appeared in the animated hit series Youthful Justice in the Year 1 episode “Denial,” though her portrayal does not mirror her comics counterpart. Jeryl Prescott portrayed the character in the short-lived DC Universe series Swamp Issue.

Madame X joins a increasing record of DC sequence set for HBO Max such as James Gunn’s Peacemaker, Greg Berlanti’s Green Lantern sequence and Matt Reeves’ Gotham P.D.-centered spinoff of The Batman.

HBO Max Developing ‘Madame X’ Series Based on DC Character

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