The early renewal joins ‘Lucifer’ as part of recent Fox pickups.
The network has put a lot of confidence in the series, giving it a full 22-episode order.
The Marderosian brothers, known for producing music for television and films, say they never got credit – or compensation – for writing the ‘Lucifer’ theme.
This could ultimately create five hours of DC Comics programming for a network that only has 10 hours each week to work with.
If picked up for series, Fox would become the only network with shows from both DC and Marvel.
‘Psych’s’ Timothy Omundson will take up the weighty role sometime after the show’s May return.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer will team up with ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ director Joachim Ronning.
An even bigger mystery is where such a new series would end up … but it almost definitely won’t be The CW.
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Showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have been dropping breadcrumbs since the very beginning of the HBO series.
D.B. Woodside, who plays Lucifer’s brother in the Fox series and was the last principal on ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ says the comparisons are real.
Paramount Pictures is working hard to get its movie library moved over to television with its fifth film property in development for the small screen.
‘Lucifer’ will be around for a little while longer after Fox ordered the ‘back-nine’ episodes, bringing its Season 2 total to a full 22 episodes.
The infamous fallen angel is heading to Los Angeles in this adaptation of the Vertigo Comics series.
Warner Bros. TV produces yet another comic adaptation.