Let’s warm up for Thanksgiving and all the fixins with the latest geek TV news.Deadline. Published by Vertigo, the postapocalyptic tale centers on Gus, a young human / deer hybrid who leaves the deep woods after his father dies, encountering betrayal, other hybrid children, mad scientists, cultists, and more in his travels. Sweet Tooth was nominated for an Eisner for best new series in 2010 (see “2010 Eisner Noms Released”). Lemire and artist Dean Ormston also recently made a deal with Legendary for the movie and television rights to Black Hammer (see “Legendary Envisions Multiple Adaptations for Lemire's 'Black Hammer'”).
Lex Luthor is coming to CW’s Supergirl. The recurring role will be played by Two and a Half Men alum Jon Cryer, who will first appear in the 15th episode of season 4, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The episode will air sometime in 2019. Fun fact: It won’t be the first time Cryer has borne the Luthor name: He played Lex’s nephew Lenny Luthor in Superman IV.Live-Action 'Titans' Will Air on DC Digital Service”), will hit the digital streaming airwaves on January 4. Subsequent new episodes will be released weekly on Fridays. The series picks up after the events of Young Justice season 2, which concluded in 2013 (see “Young Justice: Outsiders' Trailer”). Batwoman First Look”).
Capcom’s popular Devil May Cry game franchise is in development for an animated series courtesy of Castlevania executive producer Adi Shankar reports IGN. Shankar hopes to reproduce the runaway success of Castlevania, a series based on the Konami video game that has aired two seasons on Netflix and has a third in development (see “'Swamp Thing' Director, Superman for 'The Witcher,' Tudyk Gets Villainous, DC Universe Launch Date, 'Castlevania' Poster, Disney OTT Price Tag”). Shankar has teased the possibility that the two series may be part of a shared multiverse.
Marking another major change for the current incarnation of Doctor Who, the 11th season won’t have a Christmas special as has been done since 2005. Instead, BBC is planning a “Who Year’s Day” special to ring in the first day of 2019. The one-hour episode is written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Wayne Yip (Preacher, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency) and will be preceded by a marathon of previous Christmas specials, which will begin airing on December 24 at 12:00 p.m. EST / PST. Season 11, which features the first ever woman Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, began airing in October (see “New 'Doctor Who: Series 11' Trailer”).