The house that Greg Berlanti (Love, Simon, Arrow) built will soon have the lights on once again. Several series under his Berlanti Productions are set to restart shooting for their respective seasons, via an exclusive from Deadline. Currently two shows – The CW’s Batwoman and Riverdale – are in the middle of production in Vancouver.
According to Deadline, Batwoman was the first Berlanti-produced series to restart on September 3. In its second season, the series will take on a new look as Javicia Leslie (God Friended Me) steps into the role of Ryan Wilder/Batwoman, previously held by Ruby Rose (John Wick 2, Orange Is the New Black). The teen drama Riverdale began taping its fifth season a week ago, September 14.
The tentative schedule has The CW’s Supergirl prepared to begin taping this Monday, Sept. 28., according to Deadline. The Melissa Benoist (Glee, Whiplash)-led show about Clark Kent’s super cousin recently announced its upcoming sixth season as its last. On the same day, the Los Angeles-based All American is set to begin production. The show starring Brit Daniel Ezra (Undercover, Prime Suspect 1973) and Taye Diggs (Daybreak, The Best Man Holiday) is in its third season.
The seventh season of The Flash is aimed to begin October 1, via Deadline. The show based on the DC speedster stars Grant Gustin (Glee, 90210) as Barry Allen. Four days later, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will begin shoots in Vancouver for its sixth season. The show’s cast is an assortment of DC characters, many who derived from fellow CW series.
Throughout October, four Berlanti series will start shooting. According to Deadline, The CW’s Superman & Lois and Kung Fu will begin in the middle of the month. Starring Tyler Hoechlin (Teen Wolf, Can You Keep A Secret) and Bitsie Tulloch (Grimm, Caroline & Jackie), this will be a new take on the love story between Metropolis’ Kryptonian and famous news reporter. Kung Fu is a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine (Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Big Stan) series and stars actress Olivia Liang (Into the Dark: Crawlers). The CW’s Stargirl closes the month when it begins production on its second season.
Over on HBO Max, Titans is scheduled for a mid-October date, via Deadline. The series that follows DC’s Teen Titans originally aired on the streaming service DC Universe. Finally, the Doom Patrol is staged to begin shooting on January 3, 2021. Both series are entering their third season.
According to Deadline, all of these dates are subject to change as the TV industry continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic. And some dates are still under consideration pending current negotiations between unions and the Screen Actor’s Guild’s guidelines for testing.