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Peacemaker (HBO Max)
« on: Sep 24, 2020 at 06:11 AM »
HBO Max Orders ‘The Suicide Squad’ TV Spinoff ‘Peacemaker’




HBO Max has called in the Peacemaker – ordering a TV spin-off of James Gunn’s upcoming Suicide Squad movie starring John Cena.

The streamer has handed Peacemaker an eight-episode straight-to-series order for its first season with The Suicide Squad director writing all episodes and directing a number of them.

The show will explore the origins of the character that Cena plays in the 2021 movie. The character, which was created by Joe Gill and Pat Boyette and first appeared in the Fightin’ 5 series originally owned by Charlton Comics, is a man who believes in peace at any cost — no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.

Peacemaker is scheduled to begin production in early 2021, prior to Gunn beginning work on the next Guardians of the Galaxy film.


https://deadline.com/2020/09/peacemaker-james-gunn-john-cena-dc-hbo-max-tv-1234582582/
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Re: The Peacemaker (HBO Max)
« Reply #1 on: Jan 19, 2021 at 08:27 AM »
James Gunn Announces the Start of Filming on HBO Max’s Peacemaker

Later this year, James Gunn will breathe new life into The Suicide Squad, which premieres on August 6. The new film is primed to introduce a handful of breakout characters, including John Cena’s Peacemaker, who’s also headlining his own spinoff series on HBO Max. Now, Gunn has taken to social media to announce that Peacemaker has begun production.

Gunn shared the news in an Instagram post that shows him sporting a Peacemaker t-shirt along with his new snow-white dye job. According to his caption, he wrote Peacemaker’s entire eight-episode first season in just eight weeks after turning in his latest draft of the script for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

The Peacemaker series was originally announced last fall. Gunn has also spent the last few months assembling a supporting cast to star opposite Cena’s title character. Steve Agee and Jennifer Holland will reprise their roles from The Suicide Squad as John Economos and Emilia Harcourt. Additionally, the show will feature appearances by Danielle Brooks, Robert Patrick, Chris Conrad, Lochlyn Munro, Chukwudi Iwuji, Annie Chang, and Christoper Heyerdahl. Peacemaker is part of Warner Bros.’ ongoing plan to release HBO Max series that will tie into their upcoming slate of DC films.

HBO Max has yet to announce a release date for Peacemaker.

https://www.comingsoon.net/tv/news/1160828-james-gunn-announces-the-start-of-filming-on-hbo-maxs-peacemaker

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Re: The Peacemaker (HBO Max)
« Reply #2 on: Feb 06, 2021 at 07:11 AM »
Following the recent additions of Elizabeth Faith Ludlow and Rizwan Manji, Deadline brings word that Vietnam-born actor Nhut Le (The Kroll Show) has been tapped for a recurring role in James Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad spinoff series Peacemaker for HBO Max. Le is set to portray the role of DC Comics hero Judomaster, which would mark the character’s live-action debut.

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Re: Peacemaker (HBO Max) (January 2022)
« Reply #3 on: Feb 12, 2021 at 07:15 AM »
During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, HBO and HBO Max content chief Casey Bloys confirmed that The Suicide Squad spinoff series Peacemaker is expected to premiere on HBO Max on January 2022.

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Re: Peacemaker (HBO Max) (January 2022)
« Reply #4 on: Feb 17, 2021 at 07:32 AM »
‘Peacemaker’ HBO Max Series Adds Alison Araya, Lenny Jacobson

The upcoming “Peacemaker” series at HBO Max has cast Alison Araya and Lenny Jacobson in recurring roles, Variety has learned exclusively.

They join previously announced series lead John Cena as well as series regulars Danielle Brooks, Chris Conrad, Jennifer Holland, Steve Agee, Robert Patrick, and Chukwudi Iwuji. Araya and Jacobson will play the married couple Amber and Evan respectively.

https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/peacemaker-hbo-max-series-cast-1234908494/

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Re: Peacemaker (HBO Max)
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2021 at 08:44 AM »
‘Peacemaker’: Freddie Stroma To Replace Chris Conrad In HBO Max’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Spinoff

Peacemaker is getting a new Vigilante.

Freddie Stroma, who starred as Prince Friedrich in Netflix’s Bridgerton, has replaced Chris Conrad in HBO Max’s spinoff of James Gunn’s Suicide Squad movie starring John Cena.

Stroma, who also stars in Netflix’s The Crew, will play Vigilante, otherwise known as Adrian Chase, a hand-to-hand combatant, a brilliant marksman and a master of the lariat. He was a New York City DA who sought justice in his own way as his alter ego after his wife and kids were killed by mobsters. Vigilante also has the ability to heal quickly and regenerate his body from injuries as serious as stabbings or gunshot wounds.

Conrad had originally been cast to play the character but is leaving amicably due to creative differences.

Peacemaker scored a straight-to-series eight episode order last year with The Suicide Squad director writing all episodes and directing a number of them. The show will explore the origins of the character that Cena plays in the 2021 movie.

https://deadline.com/2021/05/peacemaker-freddie-stroma-replace-chris-conrad-in-hbo-max-suicide-squad-spinoff-1234766351/