After Canceling Constantine Reboot, HBO Max Casts Euphoria Star Lukas Gage in Neil Gaiman’s Dead Boy Detectives – Yet Another Supernatural Thriller

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Following the cancelation of the Constantine reboot series, it seems that HBO Max isn’t done with Neil Gaiman’s characters and stories. Shortly after the cancelation news, HBO Max announced a new show titled Dead Boy Detectives.


The show is also a supernatural thriller and casts a Euphoria star in one of the major roles in the series.

The Dead Boy Detectives is a spin-off of Doom Patrol.
The Dead Boy Detectives is a spin-off of Doom Patrol.

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Lukas Gage Joins The Cast of Dead Boy Detectives

The series, being announced in April, has found Lukas Gage portraying a major role. According to sources at Variety, it seems that the actor will be playing the role of Cat King, who is a cat spirit with an interest in Edwin Payne (played by George Rexstrew). Lukas Gage is notably known for starring in the HBO Max drama Euphoria. 

Lukas Gage is famous for starring in Euphoria.
Lukas Gage is the most recent to join Dead Boy Detectives

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The series will deal with two dead boys who refuse to enter heaven and stay on Earth as restless spirits and be…spirit agents. The series is yet another supernatural thriller by writer Neil Gaiman and visual artist Matt Wagner.


HBO Max Faces Heat For Canceling Constantine

The canceled Constantine series made HBO Max face a lot of heat.
The canceled Constantine series made HBO Max face a lot of heat.

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Although the decision was of the new CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery David Zaslav, HBO Max has been facing the heat as well for allegedly supporting racism by canceling the Constantine series reboot. The decision came when Keanu Reeves announced his return for the Constantine (2005) sequel which the hero had originally starred in.

There have been no additional details regarding the release date of the series except the studio behind which is none other than Warner Bros. Based on previous series releases, the series will likely hit the digital shelves on HBO Max in due time.


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