Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : the point on the series and films in preparation on HBO Max

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

From Gossip Girl to Grease passing through Green Lantern, all the projects series and movies HBO Max

HBO Max arrives in 2020 in the United States. This week, WarnerMedia has provided more details about its new platform to come. It will be necessary to wait at least until 2021 to see it happen in France, the new competitor, Netflix, and Disney+ is no shortage of projects. The proof with the (long) list of series and original movies in preparation. It makes the point !

A platform SVOD can hide another… Netflix will soon be a lot of competition. After Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV+ launched this Friday 1 November, two more platforms are coming. First Disney+ which will make its debut on the 12th of November in the USA and offer many original content around its franchises headlights as Star Wars or Marvel. But HBO Max, the platform of Warner, is also ready to draw many series and original movies for its launch which will be held in may 2020. Here are the projects already announced.

The series

Gossip Girl

In this reboot of Gossip Girl (but not really since it will be used in more of sequel but with new characters), we will again be plunged into the pitiless universe of the Upper East Side of New York through the lives of high-schoolers to raid a private school. No actor has been announced for the moment, but Chace Crawford (Nate) confessed to not be against a cameo.

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

A reboot of Gossip Girl in preparation on HBO Max

Grease – Rydell High

The cult Film, Grease returns with his spin-off. This musical series will be held in the same high school as in the movie with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, in 50 years, and will explore the life of high school students in the face at puberty and to the development of the company. All in song of course !

Tokyo Vice

A series based on the memoirs of Jake Adelstein, in which Angel Elgort (Divergent, Our stars contrary) will try to end the corruption in the police. Director Michael Mann (Miami Vice) will stage the first episode.

Green Lantern

Despite the failure of the film with Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, the super-heroes of DC return in this time series. And it is still Greg Berlanti, already producer of 19 series, of which Superman & Legislation expected soon on the CW, which is the origin of the show.

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

A series of Green Lantern in preparation for the HBO Max

Dune – The Sisterhood

Denis Villeneuve is currently preparing to film a new adaptation of the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The film is expected to 2020, with Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson or the likes of Oscar Isaac to the cast and will be accompanied by a series. We will follow the history of the women of the Bene Gesserit (a group of women to political influence and religious important in the society of the Imperium).

The Flight Waiting

The series will mark the return of Kaley Cuoco in front of the cameras after the end of The Big Bang Theory. The ex-performer Penny will play Cassie, an air hostess who is going to wake up next to a body during a stopover in Dubai. The series is based on the novel of the same name by Chris Bohjalian published in 2018.

College Girls

Mindy Kalling is the creator of this comedy centered on three students 18 years of age, roommates in a university dummy.

Crime Farm

A series produced by Nicole Kidman, which follows a couple of experts of the scientific police, whose marriage depends on a business on which they report.


Danai Gurira (Michonne in The Walking Dead) is the creator of this series, of which Lupita’nyong’o is the star. It is based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, which follows the journey of a young nigerian who leaves his country for the United States to study at the university.

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

Danai Gurira and Lupita’nyong o meet for a series on HBO Max


The adaptation of the novel, Circe by Madeline Miller, a fantastic story “epic”, which will take place in the time of Ancient Greece. The series will contain 8 episodes and is produced by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver.

DC Superhero High

This comedy produced by Elizabeth Banks will go back in time by placing the super-heroes of DC at the time of the high school.

Made for Love

This comedy-drama based on the novel by Alice Nutting will feature Cristin Milioti and Ray Romano.

Raised by Wolves

Produced by Ridley Scott, this science fiction series follows two androids who raise human children on a mysterious planet.

Love Life

After the film, Anna Kendrick becomes the star of the series in this comedy in the form of an anthology that will focus on love stories. The series is produced by Paul Feig (Freaks and Geeks, and director of Last Christmas).

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

Anna Kendrick star of a series on HBO Max

Station Eleven

Based on the novel of the post-apocalyptic world of the same name released in 2014. The series will be produced by Patrick Somerville.

Rap Sh*t

A comedy produced by Issa Rae, which will follow a group of female rappers in Miami that attempts to break into the music industry.

Strange Adventures

A series of anthology on the heroes of DC (also produced by Greg Berlanti).

Rules of Magic

Prequel of the movie Les Ensorceleuses , which will take place in the 60s in New York and will focus on three members of the same family.


An animated series based on the film of 1984.

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

The Gremlins back on HBO Max

Red Bird Lane

A horror series that tells the story of eight strangers who arrive in an isolated house.

The Boondocks

The remake of the animated series of the same name. Two seasons have been ordered.


A series that follows a group of high school students who are exploring their sexuality in a community conservative. It is produced by Lena Dunham.


A comedy in six episodes following Rose, a woman of twenty years who lives in London, juggles two jobs and going to sleep with a movie star.

Project Ellen DeGeneres

The facilitator will produce a number of shows including reality tv, documentaries and animated series for children.


Let Them All Talk

A film directed by Steven Soderbergh with Meryl Streep who plays a author who will explore his past.

Gossip Girl, Grease, Green Lantern : le point sur les séries et films en préparation sur HBO Max

Soon a movie with Meryl Streetp on HBO Max

Projects of Reese Witherspoon

The actress will produce at least two films for the platform.


Melissa McCarthy is the star of this comedy where she plays a woman who will discover that she is observed by a “super-intelligence” in order to conquer the world.


The adaptation of the novel by Jenni Hendricks and Ted Caplan, which follows a young 17 year old girl who discovers that she is pregnant, and embarks on a road-trip to go to a clinic allowing minors to abort without the permission of their parents.

Bobbie Sue

The star of Jane the Virgin Gina Rodriguez epitomizes a lawyer who is going to make an amazing discovery.

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