TV: DC Comics’ ‘Deadman’ Headed to the Small Screen

Original set up at Warner Bros. Pictures with Guillermo del Toro attached to direct, the DC Comics adaptation of Deadman is now head to the small screen.

With “Smallville” ending its 10-season run this past May, the CW has made launching a new superhero franchise based on a DC property a priority. The network’s first effort this development season is “Deadman,” a drama based on the DC Comics books by Arnold Drake and Carmine Infantino, which will be written and executive produced by “Supernatural” creator Eric Kripke, reports Deadline.

‘Deadman’ is the ghost of a murdered circus acrobat, Boston Brand, who has the power to possess the living in order to seek out his killer, as well as to help the innocent.” It is produced by Warner Bros. TV, which handles the mining of the DC catalog for TV series.
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