On June 16th, ABC family will be debuting its brand new superhero series The Middleman! The show is based on a comic book created by Javier Grillo-Marxuach, and he will be adapted it for the small screen himself. Javier served as a writer and supervising producer on the first two seasons of the hit ABC drama Lost.
The Middleman will follow the adventures of Wendy Watson, superhero assistant. After losing her job and her boyfriend, Wendy finds herself pulled into a secret agency whose job it is to protect the world. When various supernatural forces threaten to end all of existence, it is up to The Middleman to stop them. And it is up to Wendy Watson to make sure that the job is done on time and in an efficient manner.
Natalie Morales is set to play the fetching Wendy Watson, while her boss, The Middleman is played by Art School Confidential's Matt Keeslar. Javier Grillo-Marxuach promises to bring a fitting mix of comedy and action to the small screen with this exciting new entry in the superhero genre.
We have the first trailers from the The Middleman for you to watch. Just click on the video clips below. And then get ready to cheer on a new hero and his incredulous assistant when they premier on ABC Family this June 16th, 2008. Just remember: They fight evil, so you don't have to!