Warner Bros. readies up a big bag of money to keep Greg Berlanti pumping out superhero shows

It’d be hard to overstate the importance of Greg Berlanti to Warner Bros.’ TV fortunes: As the chief architect of almost all of the company’s comic-based projects—including its many DC-branded shows, plus Riverdale—Berlanti has become a huge part of, especially, The CW’s recent gains in approval and appeal. (Dude’s…

DC Universe picks up a live-action Doom Patrol series from Greg Berlanti 

Now that it has a name, Warner Bros.’ DC Comics-themed streaming service DC Universe is really starting to come together. We’ve known about the live-action Teen Titans show and the return of animated series Young Justice for about a year now, and since then we’ve heard about a Harley Quinn cartoon, a show set in…

Greg Berlanti just sold a TV show about God friending a guy on Facebook

Fans of Greg Berlanti’s TV work are no stranger to the supernatural: The Flash’s speed; Arrow’s preternatural archery skills; those Riverdale kids, and their inexplicable ability to say things like “The Black Hood Killer” and “jingle-jangle” with totally straight faces. Now, though, Berlanti’s superpowered Tv empire…

Greg Berlanti’s production company to imagine a tolerable Republican president

Greg Berlanti’s Berlanti Productions has a whopping 10 shows currently on the air, including: The CW’s superhero weeklong lineup; that channel’s most popular debut of last year, Riverdale; and NBC’s political drama Blindspot, among others. Berlanti Productions’ latest effort appears to have more in common with the…

Penn Badgley comes out of retirement again for Greg Berlanti’s stalker drama

Not long after Gossip Girl ended, Penn Badgley swore off acting, telling Wet Paint that there was absolutely nothing that could drag him back to TV. He’s sort of stuck to that promise, returning only for such great television events as The Slap, and the odd movie role. But now he’s heard the siren’s call once more, as …

Lifetime picks up stalker drama series from Arrow’s Greg Berlanti

According to Deadline, Lifetime has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to You, a new drama from CW superhero show mogul Greg Berlanti and The Magicians co-creator Sera Gamble. The show is described as a “psychological thriller drama,” and it’s based on Caroline Kepnes’ novel of the same name. The book is…

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Fox gets into the Greg Berlanti business, orders a Black Lightning pilot

Last week, we reported that Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, and Legends Of Tomorrow producer Greg Berlanti was shopping around a new superhero project based on DC’s Black Lightning, and Variety is reporting that Fox has just snatched up the show with a “pilot production commitment”—which is industry talk for “they’re going…