The network has resumed All American: Homecoming and Naomi to the series.
It comes as the youth-oriented broadcaster had some tough decisions to make on which projects to take over. Powerpuff, a live reboot of the hit cartoon, is reworked and re-piloted off-cycle, while the Nancy Drew spin off Tom Swift remains in consideration.
Black Lightning spin off Pain killer and Jennie Snyder Urman’s Millennial Religious Drama Nos ladies de Brooklyn do not advance.
the All American Ava DuVernay’s spinoff and superhero project join reboot of classic sci-fi drama The 4400 directly in series. The CW is expected to unveil its full fall schedule and 2022 mid-season lineup on Tuesday.
Update of the CW pilots: “Powerpuff” to be re-piloted, “Tom Swift” remains in the running, “Our ladies from Brooklyn” and “Painkiller” do not move forward
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All American: Homecoming, which is derived from the eponymous animated drama, is written and performed by Nkechi Okoro Carroll. The young adult sports drama takes place against the backdrop of the HBCU experience. It follows a young Beverly Hills tennis hopeful and elite Chicago baseball player as they battle the high stakes of college sports, all while navigating the highs, lows and sexy of the early days of the season. unsupervised adulthood at a prestigious historically black university.
The planted spin-off sees Geffri Maya reprise her role as Simone Hicks. Also on the bill are Peyton Alex Smith, Kelly Jenrette, Cory Hardrict, Sylvester Powell, Netta Walker and Camille Hyde.
Okoro Carroll director produces alongside Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden and Robbie Rogers. Michael Schultz directed the spinoff episode of the pilot, which airs in All Americanthe third season later this summer. The series originates from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Naomi, is written and produced by Ava DuVernay and Arrow writer / co-EP Jill Blankenship.
It follows the journey of a teenage girl from her small northwestern town to the heights of the Multiverse. When a supernatural event deeply shakes her hometown, Naomi sets out to uncover her origins, and what she finds will challenge all we believe about our heroes.
Kaci Walfall plays the main character alongside Cranston Johnson, Alexander Wraith, Mary-Charles Jones, Barry Watson, Mouzam Makkar, Daniel Puig, Camila Moreno, Will Meyers and Aidan Gemme.
Based on the eponymous comic book series which debuted in 2019, co-written by Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker and illustrated by breakout artist Jamal Campbell, Naomi is produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks in association with Warner Bros Television, with Sarah Bremner and Paul Garnes also released to EP. Amanda Marsalis directed and co-executive produced the pilot episode.