HBO Max has ordered the futuristic live-action, four-part series "DMZ" from Roberto Patino, Ava DuVernay and Warner Bros. Television, starring Rosario Dawson and Benjamin Bratt based on the DC Comics' 'Vertigo' imprint title:
"....in the near future, America is embroiled in civil war, leaving Manhattan a demilitarized zone ('DMZ'), isolated from the rest of the world. Fearless and fierce medic 'Alma Ortega' (Dawson) sets out on a harrowing journey to find the son she lost in the evacuation of New York City at the onset of the conflict.
"'Parco Delgado' (Bratt), the popular — and deadly — leader of one of the most powerful gangs in the DMZ, wants to rule this new world — and will stop at nothing to secure that outcome.
"Alma must contend with the gangs, militias, demagogues and warlords that control this lawless no man’s land. In doing so, she becomes the unlikely source of what everyone here has lost…hope..."
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