Viola Davis Lands Her Own TV Series w/ DC In ‘Peacemaker’ Spinoff As Amanda Waller
Viola Davis has landed her own TV series with DC!
According to reports, DC has confirmed a new series, “Waller,” the spinoff of the “Suicide Squad” HBO Max series “Peacemaker.” The series will center around Suicide Squad’s overseer Amanda Waller, played by Oscar-winner Viola Davis.
The series reportedly follows the mercurial and political Amanda Waller, who is a senior civil servant and director of A.R.G.U.S. She established the Suicide Squad, in her quest to assemble a team of expendable metahumans who would be used to execute covert operations against dangerous threats.
As one of the first TV shows they’ll be making under their new DC universe, Chapter One, “Gods and Monsters,” the series could lean into being more adult, reports state.
DC co-Chairman and CEO James Gunn revealed details on the series and shared,
“Next is Waller. So this is Viola Davis. She’s coming back as her character Amanda Waller. This is also going to you know have some of the team Peacemaker and is the regulars on the show. This basically follows up Peacemaker. We have two great creatives working on it. Christal Henry, who is a writer on Watchmen and Jeremy Carver who created Doom Patrol have this incredibly marvelous story worked out that I think is really fantastic and HBO loves, and so they’re you know, putting this all together.”
It appears “Waller” is expected to sit between “Peacemaker” Season 1 and “Peacemaker” Season 2.
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