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Just a couple of months ago, PlayStation got into the scripted programming game with Powers, a streaming adaptation of the Marvel comic series of the same name. Now, the show has already been renewed.
Copley and The Killingís Emmy-nominated actress Michelle Forbes have both signed on to join the impressive cast of Powers, the comic book adaptation coming to PlayStation Network later this year. Part of me wishes Copleyís batshit Elysium antagonist Kruger could also exist in the Powers world, as well as all other movies.
As well as directing, Slade will executive produce the first two episodes. Novelist and comic scribe Charlie Huston will be writing those same two episodes.
At this yearís E3, Sony not only announced the PlayStation TV is possibly coming to the U.S. this year, but they also revealed a December release window for Powers, their previously announced adaptation of the hugely popular superpowered comic series from Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming.
I'd pretty much written Powers off as dead. Now, however, there seems to be a spark or two in the darkness, because according to FX president John Landgraf, Powers may still have a chance.
FX has passed on the Nashville-set drama Outlaw Country, but they are retooling Powers, based on the long-running comic series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.
Louie isnít the only show with good news. Itís been announced today that FX has renewed their new comedy series Wilfred for a second season. Thereís also big cause to celebrate for Itís Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Titus Welliver is a great character actor. In fact, it's an odd coincidence to be reporting this casting news not long after HBO's Game of Thrones made a few announcements of their own because we always imagined Welliver as the perfect Stannis Baratheon. Well, it looks like we're stuck with Stephen Dillane for Stannis, it could be far worse, and instead we'll find our Titus Welliver fix on FX in their adaptation of Powers.
Just yesterday, news broke that Lucy Punch was set to play the female lead in the FX pilot Powers. Today, we learn who will be starring opposite her in the procedural. Word is, Lost Boys star Jason Patric has been signed on for the male lead.
FXís upcoming series Powers has its female lead. Word is, Lucy Punch (The Class) is signed on to play the role of Deena Pilgrim in the series, which is based on a graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.
Charles H. Eglee, executive producer of The Walking Dead, has penned a screenplay that will be directed by Michael Dinner. It follows two homicide detectives charged with confronting any problems related to the so-called powers
It seems like forever that we've been hearing about a Powers TV†series from FX. With the comic relaunching from Marvel Comics, it's about time we got an update. And it looks like a good one. FX†President John Landgraf revealed that Kevin Falls (Journeyman) has been working with creator Brian Michael Bendis on the pilot script