Wednesday, February 16, 2022

HBO Max Renews 'Peacemaker' for Season 2

Before releasing its season finale tomorrow, HBO Max has today renewed its original series Peacemaker for a second season. James Gunn will write and direct every episode of the new season.

The sequel series to Gunn's The Suicide Squad stars John Cena, Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland, Chukwudi Iwuji, Steve Agee and Robert Patrick.

Gunn created the series. He executive produces with Peter Safran and Matt Miller. Cena serves as a co-executive producer. Warner Bros. Television, Troll Court Entertainment and The Safran Company produce.

"The brilliance of James Gunn once again shines with Peacemaker," said Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max. "He took this character, brought to life by the inimitable John Cena, and created an exceptional series that's simultaneously thrilling, hilarious and heartfelt, showcasing the humanity beneath this team of misfits living in a superhuman world. As the first original DC show to have its series premiere on HBO Max, we are thrilled that the viewers agreed to give peace a f***ing chance."

"Creating Peacemaker has been one of the true highlights of my life, both professionally and otherwise, with John Cena and the incredible creative team around me, as well as our partners at HBO Max," added Gunn. "To have something we all love so much be loved by the audience in turn has been a wonderful experience. I can't wait for folks to see where Team Peacemaker goes in Season Two!"

"I am incredibly honored and humbled by the response to Peacemaker and the experience of playing this character," shared Cena. "Thank you to James Gunn, Peter Safran, HBO Max, the crew, and my castmates who worked tirelessly to make this unforgettable series."