Despite persistent rumors and a recent report, it appears Superman will not be receiving his own solo Arrowverse series anytime soon.
“No, Superman is not getting his own TV show on the CW,” Heroic Hollywood founder and Editor-in-chief Umberto Gonzalez asserted in a tweet. “That FandomWire report is inaccurate. He will appear on [the] Arrowverse Elseworlds crossover and that’s it. Not a backdoor pilot attempt either.”
Joshua Lapin-Bertone, a contributor for DC Universe (among other outlets), corroborated Gonzalez statement in a reply to the initial tweet, saying, “I’ve checked as well. My sources in Warner Bros. confirm that it’s not happening.”
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Unfortunately, however, it appears that those waiting for a new live-action Superman television series are going to have to keep waiting for the time being.
“Elseworlds,” this year’s Arrowverse crossover event, will begin with The Flash on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 8 pm ET, continue with Arrow on Monday, Dec. 10 at 8 pm ET and end with Supergirl on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 8 pm ET.