According to reports, exact plot details are under wraps at this point, but sources say the show will build off of Waller’s appearance at the end of the Suicide Squad spinoff series Peacemaker
Actor Viola Davis is in talks to return with the role of Amanda Waller in her own spinoff series currently in the works at HBO Max.
According to reports, exact plot details are under wraps at this point, but sources say the show will build off of Waller’s appearance at the end of the Suicide Squad spinoff series Peacemaker.
Davis would executive produce the series in addition to starring in it. Christal Henry is set to write and executive produce the series. His past credits include the hit HBO limited series Watchmen, on which she wrote the episode If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own.
This would be the latest TV starring role for Davis, who is one of the most acclaimed female actors of modern times. She won widespread praise and an Emmy Award (out of four nominations) for her role in the drama series How to Get Away With Murder.
She also picked up an Emmy nod for best guest actress in a drama series when she guest starred on Scandal in a crossover episode.
She currently stars in the Showtime limited series, The First Lady as Michelle Obama.
In addition to her appearances on Peacemaker, Davis has played Waller in both of the Suicide Squad films.
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