The live-action, one-hour dramedy that Theron is producing is based on characters from DC and the YA graphic novel You Brought Me the Ocean by Alex Sanchez and Jul Maroh. "The series will explore the life of Jackson 'Jake' Hyde, a gay teenager living in New Mexico," according to Variety. "All his life, he has had a strange attraction to the water and yearns to escape his desert surroundings for the ocean. As he explores his abilities, including breathing under and controlling water, he also finds himself falling in love with his classmate, high school swim captain Kenny Liu."
TOPICS: Charlize Theron, HBO Max, Untitled Aqualadz Series, DC Comics, In Development