NBC has picked up its DC Comics-inspired half-hour comedy “Powerless” to series with the show set to premiere during the 2016-2017 season. The first photos are also online and can be seen below.
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.
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.
Alan Tudyk, Danny Pudi and Christina Kirk also star while Ben Queen serves as writer and executive producer.