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THE CW ORDERS ‘SUPERMAN & LOIS’ TO SERIES

As Arrow nears its end, the Arrowverse will at the very least hold steady at six programs, now that Superman & Lois has been officially ordered to series at The CW.

The CW announced on Tuesday that the Supergirl offshoot, headlined by Arrowverse vets Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch, has been ordered to series for the 2020-21 TV season. As such, it will join the network’s superhero slate alongside the already renewed The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman and recently inducted Black Lightning.

Superman & Lois — which will still film its first episode this spring, ahead of the May Upfronts — follows “the world’s most famous superhero and comic books’ most famous journalist” as they deal with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society. Based on the characters from DC created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the pilot will be written and executive-produced by Todd Helbing (The Flash), Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Geoff Johns will also serve as EPs on the project from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Hoechlin originated the role of the Arrowverse’s Superman/Clark Kent in Supergirl‘s Season 2 premiere, while Tulloch, who made her debut as Lois in 2018’s “Elseworlds” crossover. Both are currently guest-starring in this TV season’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover event, which resumes/concludes Tuesday night.

Credit to: TV Line

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BITSIE TULLOCH SAYS SUPERMAN & LOIS PILOT GAVE HER CHILLS

Even though we’re pretty sure the Lois (Bitsie Tulloch) and Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) we’ve come to know and love in the Arrowverse are technically dead right now thanks to Crisis on Infinite Earths, that doesn’t mean we’re not keeping one eye out for the spin-off in the works staring those two iconic DC characters. While still in early stages, this potential new series sounds like it could be a fabulous addition to The CW’s suite of superhero shows.

“When Todd Helbing, who’s our showrunner, was telling me about the story for the pilot script for Superman & Lois, I got chills,” Tulloch told TV Guide on the red carpet for Supergirl‘s 100th episode celebration. “It’s so good, and it’s so something we haven’t seen before with them, so I think it’s going to be great.”

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Obviously Tulloch is not giving out any specifics, but getting chills from just the story for the pilot? We’ll take that as a good sign! So far, details about the new series are sparse, but we know it would follow Lois and Clark’s journey as working parents to the bundle of joy recently introduced in Crisis on Infinite Earths. If Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and her fellow heroes can fix this messy Crisis situation, that is!

Source: TV Guide

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