It’s been revealed to us by our sources that WarnerMedia is working on a Green Arrow reboot and he’ll be introduced in HBO Max’s Peacemaker series. This comes after the Stephen Amell-lead Arrow show came to an end over at The CW.
It’s been reported to us that this version of the Green Arrow will be very different from the Stephen Amell version. According to multiple sources, the idea is to keep the character closer to the comic book version, which isn’t quite as dark as the Amell take on the comic book hero.
It was revealed a few weeks back that a Peacemaker series starring John Cena was ordered by HBO Max and that James Gunn would be writing it and directing some of the episodes.
Green Arrow is coming to HBO Max
Here’s what one of our sources said about the upcoming Peacemaker series and it introducing a new version of the Green Arrow to the DCEU:
WB are about to reboot the Green Arrow for HBO. No casting details as of yet. They intend to introduce him in a HBO Max series and it’s looking like it is going to be Peacemaker. And it will be a major departure from The CW version.
This news was then confirmed by multiple sources, with one adding:
This new Green Arrow will be a lot more comic-book accurate than Amell’s version, but with a ‘James Gunn’ twist.
The CW’s Arrow’s time is over
Fans of the character have been wondering for years when Green Arrow would be brought to the DCEU officially. We’ve been enjoying Stephen Amell’s version of the character. However, that Green Arrow wasn’t very accurate compared to the comics.
It’ll also be nice to see James Gunn’s take on the character. He’s already going to show us what he can do with DC Comics properties in The Suicide Squad. I, for one, am so glad that Gunn’s going to be the one bringing Green Arrow to life in the DCEU.
Who knows, maybe his appearance in the HBO Max Peacemaker TV series could lead on to bigger and better things for the character? Maybe he could end up getting his own show. Or he could get a role in the DCEU movies!
I think a lot of people would love to see Green Arrow done justice on the big screen. He’s a fascinating character and one that DC comic book readers the world over adore.
Green Arrow will be introduced in HBO Max’s Peacemaker TV show
“Peacemaker is an opportunity to delve into current world issues through the lens of this superhero/supervillain/and world’s biggest douchebag,” Gunn said in a statement. “I’m excited to expand The Suicide Squad and bring this character from the DC film universe to the full breadth of a series. And of course, to be able to work again with John, Peter, and my friends at Warner Bros. is the icing on the cake.”
Added Cena, “I have said before that it has been a tremendous honour and an incredible opportunity to be part of The Suicide Squad and to work with James on what is going to be a fantastic movie. I am unbelievably excited to have the chance to team up with him again for Peacemaker. We can’t wait for fans to see this.”
This came after HBO Max also ordered a Batman-spinoff TV show from Matt Reeves. That show will be a prequel to the film The Batman and will focus on the Gotham Police Department’s struggle to keep the city safe from crime (or not).
What do you make of this news? Are you looking forward to seeing a new version of The Green Arrow in the DCEU? Are you looking forward to the Peacemaker series? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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