Titans and Young Justice were already big reasons to look forward to DC’s new streaming service. Now, the company is adding a weird new one: Metropolis, a series set in the iconic home of Superman before the Man of Tomorrow actually arrived. Announced today by DC, Metropolis will follow versions of Lois Lane and Lex Luthor before Clark Kent made himself known as Metropolis’ protector. Weirdly enough, they’ll be working together, to “investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city’s dark and bizarre secrets.” So… Gotham, but in Metropolis? Advertisement Yes and no, apparently. Aside from the obvious comparisons, Metropolis will share some creative team connections with Fox’s amazingly bonkers Batman-prequel. Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon will also produce Metropolis, as well as write and direct the pilot episode, respectively. But according to the announcement, tonally Metropolis and Gotham will be very different, with the new series offering a more scifi bent to its adventures in comparison with Gotham’s crime drama. All that said, while the basic setup may be similar, fans know that there’s a world of difference between the cities of Metropolis and Gotham, suggesting that Metropolis will likely have a considerably different… Read full this story
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