The CW has axed the David Ramsey-led superhero series Justice U, marking the end of the network’s popular Arrowverse.
TVLine is reporting that Justice U — as well as series like the live-action version of The Powerpuff Girls and a female-led Zorro show — are no longer in development at The CW.
“We’ve already given those back to the studios,” Brad Schwartz, The CW’s President of Entertainment, said after the network’s Upfront presentation (via TVLine). “So they’re free to develop those and sell them anywhere.”
What would Justice U have been about?
Justice U would have reportedly centered around Diggle (Ramsey) as he looked to recruit five young metahumans to go undercover as freshmen at a prestigious university. There, he would have overseen their education while also training them to become the next set of major superheroes.
Alongside starring, Ramsey was also expected to direct the series’ pilot. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden of Berlanti Productions were serving as executive producers, with Geoff Johns also attached to the series at one point.
With The Flash coming to an end, this cancellation means that The CW’s Arrowverse is well and truly coming to an end, as fellow DC series Superman & Lois takes place in another universe.