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NBC Picks Up DC Comics Comedy “Powerless,” Releases First Image

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NBC Picks Up DC Comics Comedy “Powerless,” Releases First Image

“Powerless” is a go at NBC, as the DC Comics workplace comedy starring Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk and Danny Pudi has been ordered to series.

According to Variety, “Grease Live” star Vanessa Hudgens will play Emily, a “spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the crime-fighting superheroes.”

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The official synopsis is as follows:

When Emily stands up to one of these larger-than-life figures that she accidentally becomes a cult “hero” in her own right – even if it’s just to her group of lovably quirky co-workers. Now, while she navigates her normal, everyday life against an explosive backdrop, Emily might just discover that being a hero doesn’t always require superpowers.

Hudgens will be joined by “Community’s” Danny Pudi, “Firefly’s” Alan Tudyk, and “A – Z’s” Christina Kirk. Ben Queen, who wrote the screenplay to Disney Pixar’s “Cars 2,” wrote the pilot and will serve as executive producer alongside director Michael Patrick Jann.

Stay tuned to CBR for more on “Powerless.”

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