‘Marvel's The Avengers’ May Be Developed as a TV Series for ABC

The show would be set in the Marvel universe, but may not feature any characters from Joss Whedon's summer blockbuster.
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‘Marvel's The Avengers’ May Be Developed as a TV Series for ABC

Marvel's The Avengers may assemble for the small screenMarvel's The Avengers has truly conquered the box office this summer, amassing a whopping $615 million at the domestic box office so far. Marvel Studios is also looking to possibly take this superhero team to the small screen, with an Avengers-themed TV show for ABC.

The project is in very early stages at this point, with only, "a kernel of an idea" so far. It is said that there wouldn't be a direct connection between the show and director Joss Whedon's blockbuster. While the series would be set in the same Marvel universe, and feature some of the same themes, it may not feature these superhero characters.

The Avengers can also be seen in animated form on Disney XD's The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and the upcoming Avengers Assemble.

Marvel Studios is also planning on making The Avengers 2 in 2015, after they make the stand-alone sequels Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Marvel's The Avengers was released May 4th, 2012.


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