Marvel Female Superhero Series Reportedly in the Works for ABC from “Wonder Woman” Writer

A new Marvel television series based on female superheroes is currently in development at ABC according to a report from Deadline.

  • ABC has not yet announced what characters the series will be based on, but it will reportedly focus on female characters with superpowers.
  • Wonder Woman writer Allan Heinberg will write and executive produce the new series.
  • The yet-untitled new series will consist of hour-long episodes.
  • The series will reportedly be based on lesser-known Marvel characters.
  • The new series would join Jessica Jones (Netflix) and Agent Carter (ABC) as Marvel series focusing on female leads.
  • No release date for the new series has been announced.

What they’re saying:

  • Entertainment President Channing Dungey: “In terms of Marvel, we have some things that we are in discussions with them right now that we are in development. I’m very excited about it.”

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