Marvel Television


Marvel Television to be rolled into Marvel Studios

Marvel is ending development at its TV division, which is to be rolled into the wider Marvel Studios group. Development of future shows has now been stopped according to US reports, although shows currently in the works such as Helstrom for Hulu will continue. Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb is set to depart following the transition […]

FX, Donald Glover exit Deadpool animated series

FX, Donald Glover and Marvel Television have all excited a deal which would see them create a Deadpool animated series, due to “creative differences”. The trio made a deal to adapt Marvel’s Deadpool into an animated series in May 2017. Glover and his brother Stephen Glover were recruited to write, executive produce and showrun the […]

Fox’s Gifted drama set for 183-territory launch

Fox Networks Group will air The Gifted in more than 183 countries on its channel following the show’s US premiere last night. The family series is set in the X-Men universe and is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television. The launch of The Gifted across Fox channels internationally is part […]

New ABC Marvel drama to launch on IMAX

US broadcast network ABC has commissioned Marvel Television to produce a live-action comic-inspired drama that will debut in IMAX theatres before the small screen. Marvel’s the Inhumans will follow a race of superhumans with unique powers Stan Lee created, exploring the “never-told-before epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family”. Under terms of an […]

Hulu orders Marvel pilot

US streaming service has ordered a Marvel Television pilot based on a comic book series about six teenagers who unite against their evil parents. The SVOD service has order a pilot of Marvel’s Runaways, which is a coproduction between two Walt Disney Company production companies – Marvel TV and ABC Signature. Further to that Disney, […]

Cinemax developing Marvel drama

HBO-owned premium pay channel Cinemax is developing a Marvel Television series. The US network is working on a TV adaptation of the Marvel / Icon Comics series Scarlet, according to various reports. The series creator, Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis, had said the series was in development at HBO, but US news sources confirmed […]

Fox unites Hawley’s Legion globally

New FX and Marvel series Legion will go day-and-date with its US debut on more than 125 Fox channels outside the States. Coming from Fargo’s Noah Hawley and set in the X-Men universe, Legion follows a trouble young man who realises the voices he heard and visions he sees may be real. Dan Stevens (Downton […]

Marvel works up Fox, FX comic book dramas

US broadcast network Fox is to coproduce an action-adventure drama based on a Marvel Entertainment comic franchise, with Marvel also working up an FX drama. Hellfire will be a coproduction of Disney-owned Marvel Television and 20th Century Fox Television. Evan Katz (24: Live Another Day), Manny Coto (24), Patrick McKay (Star Trek 3) and J.D. […]

Agent Carter joins Fox UK

Fox International Channels UK has acquired rights to Disney superhero Marvel’s Agent Carter for the local Fox channel. The 8x60mins series, which is inspired by Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger, is sold by Disney Media Distribution, and launched at last year’s LA Screenings. On the back of this year’s event, Fox UK has acquired […]

Marco Polo to return on Netflix

Netflix’s big-budget action adventure series Marco Polo has been handed a second run less than a month after season one debuted. The show, which follows famous explorer Marco Polo’s early days in the court of Yuan dynasty Emperor Kublai Khan in the 13th century, launched on December 12 as the streaming service’s latest original. Meanwhile, […]