Joss Whedon has confirmed that he will be helping to develop a live-action Marvel universe TV show for ABC, as well as returning as the director for the second Avengers film.
There are very few details regarding the show, however, is is expected to center around SHEILD and will most likely involve lesser known Marvel characters.
The second Avengers film has a tentative release date of 2015, with filming anticipated to begin early 2014.
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ABC’s fall premiere dates for the 2012-13 season.
Friday, September 14
8:00-9:00 p.m. Shark Tank
9:00-10:00 p.m. What Would You Do?
10:00-11:00 p.m. 20/20
Monday, September 24
8:00-10:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars
10:00-11:00 p.m. Castle
Tuesday, September 25
8:00-10:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars the Results Show
10:00-11:00 p.m. Private Practice
Wednesday, September 26
8:00-9:00 p.m. The Middle (special one-hour premiere)
9:00-9:30 p.m. Modern Family
9:30-10:00 p.m. The Neighbors (series premiere)
Thursday, September 27
8:00-9:00 p.m. Last Resort
9:00-10:00 p.m. Grey’s Anatomy
10:00-11:00 p.m. Scandal
Sunday, September 30
8:00-9:00 p.m. Once Upon a Time
9:00-10:00 p.m. Revenge
10:00-11:00 p.m. 666 Park Avenue
Wednesday, October 3
8:30-9:00 p.m. The Neighbors (regular time period premiere)
Sunday, October 7
7:00-8:00 p.m. America’s Funniest Home Videos
Wednesday, October 10
10:00-11:00 p.m. Nashville
Wednesday, October 17
9:30-10:00 p.m. Suburgatory
Tuesday, October 23
9:00-9:30 p.m. Happy Endings
9:30-10:00 p.m. Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23
Friday, November 2
8:00-8:30 p.m. Last Man Standing
8:30-9:00 p.m. Malibu Country
9:00-10:00 p.m. Shark Tank (new time period premiere)
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According to Deadline, Marvel appears to be exploring the option of bringing a live-action version of The Avengers to the Disney –owned ABC.
The series is projected to be set in the Marvel universe, however would most likely not include characters from the popular The Avengers film, but instead might explore characters from SHIELD or the Avengers Academy.
The show has been described as “a kernel of an idea,” with no real story developments actually taking place as of yet.
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ABC Studios hit tv show Once Upon a Time has released that in addition to the characters of Mulan, Aurora, and Captain Hook, Sir Lancelot will also be making an appearance during the second season for at least two episodes.
Actor Sinqua Walls, who has had a reoccurring role as Boyd on MTV’s Teen Wolf, is anticipated to be portraying Lancelot.
The character has been described as a “gun for hire with nothing to loose,” who has been banished from the round table of King Arthur – separating him from his true love.
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