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DC And Warner Bros. Throw 'Lucifer' Out Of Heaven, And Straight Onto TV

We're excited as hell for this.

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. TV have already launched "Arrow," "The Flash," and "iZombie" on The CW, "Gotham" on FOX, "Constantine" on NBC, and added a possible "Titans" series in the works for TNT. But their next move is about to send the Vertigo comic book universe straight to Hell, as FOX has put long-running title "Lucifer" into development

Produced by Aggressive Mediocrity in association with Warner Bros. Television, the put pilot is a one-hour drama Executive Produced and writer by Tom Kapinos ("Californication," "Dawson's Creek") for FOX.

Here's the logline:

"Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he opens an exclusive piano bar called Lux."

The comic book spun out of fellow Vertigo/DC Comic "Sandman" (which is currently being developed for a film version by Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and also has deep ties to the comic "Constantine" is based on. It's doubtful the two will cross over, as they are other networks.

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