DC has discovered its live-action Surprise Twins. Warner Bros. has tapped KJ Apa and Isabel Could for its HBO Max movie, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Adam Sztykiel, who labored on the script to Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming Black Adam, is writing and directing Surprise Twins. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill are producing.
In DC lore, The Surprise Twins are a pair of alien siblings named Zan and Jayna launched in Hanna-Barbera’s Seventies The All-New Tremendous Buddies Hour, the place they had been the younger companions to older heroes akin to Batman, Superman and Surprise Lady. They then made their solution to the Tremendous Buddies comedian guide, and finally had been integrated into DC’s bigger universe. They're recognized for his or her catchphrase: “Surprise Twin energy, activate!” with Jayna having the ability to remodel into animals and Zan turning into water. Within the age of the Web, they've been the butt of quite a few memes and jokes.
Warner Bros. lately launched The Batman, and subsequent up on the DC entrance has the animated DC League of Tremendous-Pets due out July 19, adopted by Black Adam (Oct. 21) and Shazam! Fury of the Gods (Dec. 16).
Apa rose to stardom due to The CW’s Riverdale taking part in comedian guide character Archie Andrews and likewise led the Michael Bay-produced pandemic thriller Songbird in 2020. Could is thought for the breakout work within the Yellowstone prequel 1883 taking part in Elsa Dutton.
Apa is repped by UTA, Matt Luber and Jackoway Austen. Could is repped by Coronel Group and Felker Toczek.