Peter Safran

Peacemaker: Robert Patrick, Steve Agee & Peter Safran Talk Dancing, King Shark, & Future of the DCEU

What was it like filming that unskippable open credits sequence? Peacemaker stars Robert Patrick (Auggie Smith), Steve Agee (John Economos), and executive producer Peter Safran sit down with Hector Navarro to discuss what brought Robert Patrick to the project, Steve Agee's time in the King Shark suit for The Suicide Squad, and why Peter Safran is excited about the future of the DCEU on today's episode of Nerdist Now!

Producer Peter Safran on ‘Peacemaker,’ Eagly, Why He Loves the Finale, and How the 'Shazam!' Sequel Has More Humor and Bigger Action

With writer-director James Gunn’s Peacemaker now streaming on HBO Max, I recently spoke with producer Peter Safran about making the fantastic series. During the interview, he talked about how Gunn wears his heart on his sleeve, the opening credits, why he loves the finale, Peacemaker's relationship with Eagly, and more. In addition, he talked about how director David F. Sandberg’s Shazam! sequel (Shazam! Fury of the Gods) has bigger action, some great villains, and more humor, and his dream film project, which is about the first meeting of Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin in 1942 in Moscow called Winston and Joe.
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DC Producer Peter Safran Reveals Why Peacemaker Is the Perfect First TV Spinoff

Peacemaker is about to shake up the live-action DC world as we know it, with the HBO Max series making its three-episode premiere on Thursday. The series, which follows Christopher Smith / Peacemaker following the events of The Suicide Squad, has the honor of being the first television spinoff spinning out of a modern-day DC movie. While a number of additional DC television and film spinoffs are set to head to HBO Max, the kismet of Peacemaker being the first series might surprise fans of the unconventional character. As executive producer Peter Safran told during the Peacemaker press tour, the decision to start with the series — which creator James Gunn wrote and pitched during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — had a lot of positive elements to it.

Hero Nation Podcast: A ‘Black Widow’ Legal War At Disney & ‘The Suicide Squad’ Producer Peter Safran On James Gunn, Idris Elba & Amber Heard

It has been a tumultuous day in the superhero and sci-fi space: We’ve seen a Black Widow lawsuit from Scarlett Johansson, a Doctor Who shake-up and the UK premiere last night of Warner Bros.’ The Suicide Squad, all of which we talk about on this week’s podcast. We also have producer Peter Safran on how he worked with James Gunn to bring his zany Dirty Dozen-inspired vision for The Suicide Squad to life.

THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT Press Conference Highlights Featuring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, James Wan, Producer Peter Safran, and Director Michael Chaves

Today is the day! The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is officially in theaters and is also available on HBO Max as well, and to get you ready for the latest adventures featuring Lorraine and Ed Warren, we have some press conference highlights on tap to get you primed for the sequel. During the recent press conference, we heard from director Michael Chaves, Conjuring creator/producer James Wan, producer Peter Safran, and Conjuring co-stars Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, who discussed everything from picking this story in particular to focus on in The Devil Made Me Do It, how the relationship of the Warrens is the cornerstone of The Conjuring franchise, and more.