It is being reported that Marvel and producer John Ridley are teaming up for a new TV show, which is untitled for now. The show will revolve around the reinvention of an existing superhero from Marvel’s Universe.
ABC TV network is looking into expanding business with John Ridley, as they already have American Crime a midseason drama together and Ridley being an Oscar winning producer has quite a few upsides on keeping him in.
The producer has a general deal with ABC studios, although ratings for American Crime are not spiking but the show might be going into its second season.
EW was the first to break the news, no specifics about the new show were shared except the fact that Ridley and Marvel are collaborating for a new show. So looks like after The Avengers tie-in Agents of SHIELD spinoff Marvel and ABC are ready for some more.
As far as Marvel is concerned, it has proven itself more than competent in pushing its diverse universe. They have the perfect experience in superhero shows/movies and with the addition of powerhouse, John Ridley the fans can expect a lot from it.
Marvel has a league of its own; it has already run three successful superhero shows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter and recently released Netflix original series Daredevil.
Four other Marvel-Netflix projects are in the pipeline titled A.K.A Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist premiering in the same order. Followed by a spinoff of these four series titled The Defenders, perhaps The Avengers for TV?
Details about plot remain unknown for now, but we will let you know as soon as we know more. Stay tuned for more updates.