Fresh off their appearances on season 3 of Doom Patrol, the Dead Boy Detectives are coming to Vancouver this Fall to film a pilot for HBO Max.
Filming dates: December 6th, 2021 – January 7th, 2022.
Based on the DC Comics characters created by Neil Gaiman, the one-hour series would follow the Dead Boy Detectives — Edwin Payne (spelling change) and Charles Rowland — who decided not to enter the afterlife in order to stay on earth and investigate crimes involving the supernatural.
From The Flight Attendant’s Steve Yockey, Doom Patrol’s Jeremy Carver, Uber Producer Greg Berlanti. and Neil Gaiman.
With Ty Tennant as Edwin Payne, Sebastian Croft as Charles Rowland and Madalyn Horcher as Crystal Palace.
And Lee Toland Krieger directing (he directed the acclaimed Superman & Lois premiere)
The graphic novels follow two teenagers who were murdered at St. Hilarion’s Boarding School: Edwin Paine, in 1916 by a group of bullies, and Charles Rowland, in 1990 by the ghosts of the same group of bullies. When the two spirits meet and are not taken to Hell, they instead start up a detective agency together. At a later point, Charles saves the life of Crystal Palace and she joins the agency as its only living member using her skills with technology and as a psychic to aid their investigations.