Hollywood is still clipping along despite a rise in COVID-19 numbers across the nation, and it's time for another round-up.Disney Drops 'WandaVision' Trailer"). Bloomberg. WW84 is one of the last holdouts for a theatrical release in 2020 (see "Best in Shows--Q4 2020"), but the pandemic has forced Warner Bros. to considered other options to squeeze more value out of the release by using it to shore-up the HBO Max subscriber base. THR. This is no surprise as The Umbrella Academy was top streaming title for Netflix over the summer (see "'Umbrella Academy' Claims Top Streamed Title").
Ken Spears, the co-creator of Scooby-Doo, passed away this week of complication due to Lewy body dementia according to Variety. He founded Ruby-Spears Productions with Joe Ruby, who passed away earlier this year (see "'Scooby Doo' Co-Creator Passes Away").Deadline. Peacemaker is an action-comedy series based on the DC Comics' books (see "HBO Max Orders 'Peacemaker'").
The CW dropped a series of release dates for new seasons of their shows. Batwoman, starring Javicia Leslie in her new bat-suit (see "'New 'Batwoman' Suit "), will launch on January 17, and Riverdale and Nancy Drew will both drop on January 20. Black Lightning returns on February 8, and The Flash and Superman & Lois both premiere on February 23.