'Powerless' News & Updates; Vanessa Hudgens' New DC Comics TV Series Announces Air Date; Synopsis & Other Details Here

By R. A. Jayme - 10 Dec '16 06:00AM

"Powerless", the upcoming half-hour comedy series by DC Comics has now announced its air date in the small screen. Set within the DC Universe, "Powerless" was originally supposed to have a fall debut this year but obviously was delayed.

It was previously announced that it was postponed to "sometime in 2017". However, good news to waiting fans. Upon NBC's recent release of its mid-season series schedule, "Powerless" obtained a February 2, 2017 premiere date.

As it was previously stated, "Powerless" is set in the DC Universe thus, some superheroes and supervillains will be appearing throughout the series. Two of those superhumans are Jack O'Lantern and Crimson Fox, as reported by TV Series Finale. Iconic characters such as Wonder Woman and Aquaman are also expected to make an appearance.

The official synopsis of "Powerless", provided by Comic Book, reads as follows: In a world where humanity must cope with the collateral damage of Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Emily Locke (Vanessa Hudgens) begins her first day as Director of Research & Development for Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises that specializes in products that make defenseless bystanders feel a little safer. Full of confidence and big ideas, Emily quickly learns that her expectations far exceed those of her new boss (Alan Tudyk) and officemates, so it will be up to her to lead the team toward their full potential and the realization that you don't need superpowers to be a hero.

"Powerless" aready received some good reviews despite its pending release as it is an incredibly fresh and unique take on the world of comic books and superheroes. With its one-of-a kind plot, it focuses on a poorly run insurance company set within the chaotic DC mythos and how normal humans cope within a society were superheroes exists.

With Vanesas Hudgens on the lead role, Danny Pudi, Christina Kirk and Ron Funche will also star in the series.  "Powerless" is produced by Warner Bros. Television and is based on the characters from DC. Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Len Goldstein, Marc Buckland and Dean Lorey are its executive producers, as reported by Cinema Blend.

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