Disney Channel has given the green light to Amy from Amarillo, a supervillain comedy series with Isabella Pappas and Lucy Davis set to star, according to Deadline.

  • Amy from Amarillo, which is a working title, will be a half-hour live-action comedy.
  • After what Deadline refers to as “a wide search,” Isabella Pappas has been cast in the title role, with Lucy Davis joining her.
  • Also cast in the upcoming pilot:
    • James Patrick Stuart (General Hospital)
    • Patricia Belcher (Bones)
    • Kayden Muller-Janssen
    • Malachi Barton
    • Reed Horstmann (The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia)
  • Amy from Amarillo will be written and executive produced by Chris Peterson and Bryan Moore.
  • The series follows “a family of super-villains who must go on into hiding in Amarillo, Texas when they fall afoul of the League of Villains and are about to be liquidated.”
  • Davis will play Amy’s mom, Eva aka Spark, “a feisty supervillain who shoots electrical current out of her hands.”
  • Production is set to begin on the pilot next month.
  • Pappas’ credits include the ITV comedy/drama Finding Alice, while Davis played a role in Wonder Woman.