Danny Pudi, Alan Tudyk and Christina Kirk have been cast alongside Vanessa Hudgens in the upcoming DC Comics superhero workplace comedy series pilot “Powerless” at NBC.
All four actors are up for series regular roles in the project which is set at one of the worst insurance companies in America – one who happens to inhabit the same universe as DC Comics. The show will follow the working lives of normal, powerless person in a world of superheroes and villains.
Pudi is Teddy, best friend to insurance claims adjuster Emily (Hudgens) and the office prankster. Tudyk is Del, Emily’s new dictator-like boss and the son of the owner. Kirk is Jackie, a superhero fangirl and Del’s personal assistant.
“A to Z” creator Ben Queen penned the single-cam, half-hour pilot and will executive produce along with Michael Patrick Jann who will direct.