It’s being rumoured that a Punchline DC Comics series could be coming to HBO Max, which would be so much fun if it happens. This rumour comes from Geekosity’s Mikey Sutton, who’s pretty much spot on with his scoops.
It sounds like DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures and HBO Max might be planning a Punchline series. Punchline is one of DC Comics’ newest villains and she’s pretty darn cool.
Apparently, executives over a WarnerMedia see Punchline, the character, as a sort of the perfect cross between Joker and Harley Quinn, and they want to bring her into live-action. This would be for a new series to come to HBO Max, possibly.
A Punchline DC Comis series might be coming to HBO Max
Here’s what Mikey Sutton wrote about this Punchline series coming to HBO Max in his scoop over at Geekosity:
I’m told there have been discussions for a Punchline TV series on HBO Max. No development has begun yet. They’re talking, tossing out ideas. From a marketing POV, Punchline may be no Joker but she’s no joke, either. Execs see her as a cross between the Joker and Harley Quinn, and that equals subscribers. We’re not talking Mandalorian numbers here, but an R-rated, violent, dark female Joker is the stuff of streaming fantasies.
Punchline is Joker’s girlfriend and there is the possibility for him to guest. Will it be Jared Leto? That’d be the smart move. However, since there’s only chatter at the moment, that remains to be seen.
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