According to Variety, HBO Max officially has a pilot order for the possible series adaptation of The dead boy’s detectives, based on the DC characters by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner. The supernatural project is from Doom Patrol Creator Jeremy Carver and The flight attendant Showrunner Steve Yockey, who is also in charge of writing the pilot. Production is scheduled to start in November.

Should the project actually get a series contract, this would be the latest series adaptation based on Gaiman’s works, which include Netflix Lucifer, Starz American gods, Amazons Good omens, and the coming The Sandman Series for Netflix.

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The dead boy’s detectives is developed as an hour-long series that revolves around two ghost children, Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine, who refuse to go to the afterlife to stay on earth to investigate supernatural crimes. They first appeared in Gaimans The Sandman Comics in 1991.

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The DC characters will make their live-action debut in the upcoming third season Doom Patrol and is portrayed by Sebastian Croft and Ty Tennant. However, the outlet notes that Croft and Tennant are not currently affiliated with the pilot.

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The dead boy’s detectives The series is produced by Carver, Yockey, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and David Madden. It is a production by Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television.