TVLine Items: Daredevil Vet's DC Gig, Billy Eichner to Play Drudge and More

TVLine | 1/22/2020 | Vlada Gelman
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Rosario Dawson is switching comic book allegiances: The Daredevil and Luke Cage vet will star in Ava DuVernay’s HBO Max pilot DMZ, based on the DC Comics series by Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli, our sister site Deadline reports.

The futuristic drama is set in America during a second civil war, which has turned Manhattan into a demilitarized zone (DMZ), destroyed and isolated from the rest of the world. Dawson — who next headlines the USA Network anthology Briarpatch — will play fierce medic Alma Ortego, who saves lives while desperately searching for her lost son.

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DuVernay (When They See Us) serves as executive producer on the potential series alongside showrunner/writer Roberto Patino (Westworld, Sons of Anarchy).

* Billy Eichner (American Horror Story) has joined American Crime Story: Impeachment as Drudge...
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