Report: ABC, Marvel Mulling Series Based in World of ‘The Avengers’

by | July 27, 2012 at 8:43 PM | TV News

Iron Man 2 (Paramount)

First there was a blockbuster box office tally for “The Avengers,” now ABC is reportedly exploring a TV show that will be set in the world of the mega team.

According to, Marvel is talking with ABC and ABC Studios about creating a drama series that would be based in the world of Iron Man, Thor and Captain America. According to the report, the appearance of the superhero team in the project would be minimal at best, and instead focus on the themes and feel of the world where they fight crime. As news broke of the potential series, fans have already speculated that the series may revolve around the intelligence and security organization featured in the movie known as S.H.I.E.L.D..

Marvel has been looking to land a Hulk-sized punch on prime time, and has developed a number of projects with the network in recent years. One series that is still in the works, according to Deadline, is a Hulk series that is still in development.