NBC has ordered DC Comics’ Powerless TV show to series. A story about mundanes living in a super-hero and super-villain infested world, Powerless stars Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk, Danny Pudi, and Christina Kirk. Powerless marks Pudi’s first series regular role, since Community was cancelled, then revived, then cancelled again
Here is how NBC describes the upcoming Powerless TV series.
In the first comedy series set in the universe of DC Comics, Vanessa Hudgens (“Grease Live,” “High School Musical”) plays Emily, a spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the crime-fighting superheroes. It’s when she stands up to one of these larger-than-life figures (after an epic battle messes with her commute) that she accidentally becomes a cult “hero” in her own right … even if it’s just to her group of lovably quirky co-workers. Now, while she navigates her normal, everyday life against an explosive backdrop, Emily might just discover that being a hero doesn’t always require superpowers.
The cast includes Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk, Danny Pudi and Christina Kirk.
Ben Queen serves as writer and executive producer. Director Michael Patrick Jann (pilot) also executive produces. “Powerless” is produced by Warner Bros. Television and based on the characters from DC Comics.
What do you think? How do you like the sound of Powerless? Do you plan to check out the first season premiere on NBC?