IGN has revealed that DC Universe has greenlit a DC-themed gameshow. This shouldn’t be surprising, seeing as how gameshows and games like D&D have been becoming more popular. The story of the first season is described as the following:
A nostalgic role-playing adventure, The Breakfast League … Set in the same ’80s era as when the game was first published, the five participants role-play as a group of high schoolers stuck in Saturday detention. As they improv their way through a variety of situations familiar to fans of beloved movies from that time period, they soon discover their destinies as the world’s greatest super-heroes.” A mash-up of classic ’80s teen comedies and DC heroes? That’s our kind of crossover.
This is what executive producer Prinze had to say on the series:
DC Heroes was the first RPG I ever played as a kid. It was also my introduction to the DC Universe, its heroes and, most importantly, its rich pool of villains, I had a blast making this series and I hope all of you love it as much as I do.
The cast includes Clare Grant (‘Robot Chicken’, ‘Team Unicorn’), Vanessa Marshall (‘Young Justice’, ‘Avengers Assemble’), and Xavier Woods (‘WWE Smackdown!’, ‘UpUpDownDown’). Freddie Prinze Jr. (‘Freddie’, ‘WWE Smackdown!’) and Sam Witwer (‘Supergirl ‘, ‘Smallville’) are developing the series, with Jon Lee Brody (‘GEGG WARS: Galaxy of Crime’, ‘Interns Anonymous’) being the director.
The series will premiere on February 28, 2020. New episodes will be released weekly on Friday.