Abrams continues to build out the Justice League Dark universe…
Angela Robinson is set to oversee the upcoming Madame X series set at HBO Max from JJ Abrams and Bad Robot.
Since JJ Abrams departed the Star Wars franchise and signed a massive deal at WarnerMedia, the Bad Robot head has been hard at work on several DC projects. So far, Abrams and Bad Robot have attached themselves to Constantine, Justice League Dark, the Batman: Caped Crusader animated series, and a Superman reboot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Abrams is adding another project to his Justice League Dark lineup with Madame X for HBO Max.
JJ Abrams has also enlisted Angela Robinson to develop the Madame X series, whose credits include Professor Marston & the Wonder Women and The L Word. DC Comics introduced Madame Xanadu back in 1978 as part of the Justice League Dark corner of the universe.
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Madame Xanadu was also notably played by Jeryl Prescott in DC Universe’s short-lived Swamp Thing series:
SWAMP THING follows Abby Arcane as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe.
Swamp Thing stars Crystal Reed as Abby Arcane, Maria Sten as Liz, Henderson Wade as Matt Cable, Jeryl Prescott as Madame Xanadu, Virginia Madsen as Maria Sunderland, Will Patton as Avery Sunderland, Jennifer Beals as an original character created for the series, Andy Bean as Alec Holland, Kevin Durand as Jason Woodrue, Ian Ziering as Blue Devil, and Derek Mears as the titular creature.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter