DCU Secures Booster Gold Lead After Show Receives Major Production Update

DCU Secures Booster Gold Lead After Show Receives Major Production Update
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When Gunn & Safran assumed leadership roles as co-chairmen and co-CEOs of DC Studio, they unveiled plans for a comprehensive revamp of the old DCEU, introducing a multitude of projects spanning live-action films, television series, and animated shows.

While several projects are currently in production, including the highly anticipated ‘Superman’ slated for a 2025 release and ‘Creature Commandos,’ the inaugural project under the newly established DCU label, one project that has received relatively little attention is the upcoming ‘Booster Gold’ TV Show, centered around the titular hero. However, it appears that this will soon change, as the show has received a significant production update.

As per the Production List, the show is slated to commence production on July 8, 2024, just a few weeks from now. This suggests that DC Studio has likely secured its Booster Gold. Apart from this detail, the production listing is rather limited, which is typical for projects of similar magnitude. James Gunn and Peter Safran are listed as producers, while John Papsidera is credited as the casting director.

If you delve into the production history of ‘Booster Gold,’ you’ll find it quite extensive. Back in November 2011, Syfy ordered a television series based on Booster Gold, with Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg leading the development. Despite Kreisberg submitting a script in June 2013, the project never came to fruition. Fast forward to January 31, 2023, when James Gunn announced the first part of Chapter One: Gods and Monsters, which included Booster Gold among the projects. This marks the extent of our knowledge about the show.

As for speculation on who might portray the titular hero, it’s anyone’s guess at this point. However, given Chris Pratt’s recent comments, one can’t help but wonder…

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