Ava DuVernay’s DMZ pilot for HBO Max actually managed to finish filming
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We’ve heard rather a lot concerning the varied TV and movie initiatives that needed to shut down manufacturing or bump their launch date with the intention to try to shield folks from the coronavirus, however right here’s one TV pilot that truly acquired performed proper underneath the wire: As reported by Coming Soon, the pilot for Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of Brian Wooden and Riccardo Buchielli’s DMZ simply completed filming within the final couple days. Sadly, assuming it will get by way of edits and no matter different steps come between filming a TV present and letting folks see the TV present, it’s nonetheless only a pilot. It wouldn’t maintain us hungry TV viewers for very lengthy if there’s a chronic break between now and each time different TV reveals can begin manufacturing once more.
DMZ, which is being developed for HBO Max, takes place in a future the place one other Civil Conflict has turned Manhattan right into a demilitarized zone (or “DMZ”), with Rosario Dawson starring as a medic touring by way of town as she helps folks and searches for her son (which is a special character than who the comedian primarily centered on). Brian Wooden has been hit with a few sexual misconduct allegations previously yr, so there’s an opportunity the shift in POV character may have one thing to do with HBO Max purposefully separating this DMZ from its supply materials—or it was only a fully unrelated selection, because the present can now have a feminine protagonist. Anyway, Dawson had good issues to say concerning the venture on Twitter:
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