Vanessa Hudgens Cast In DC Comics' Powerless

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High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens will appear in NBC's planned DC Comics sitcom PowerlessTHR reports.

The series is set at an insurance company in the DC Universe, where Hudgens and other members of her workplace ensemble will serve the needs of those whose property is destroyed by superhero battles.

According to her character description, Hudgens will topline the pilot and portray Emily Locke, an insurance claims adjuster who loves her job because she gets to help people, Emily likes to fly under the radar and just get her work done. She finds herself increasingly exasperated by the disruptive antics of the various Super Heroes that proliferate in her city.

Christina Kirk will co-star in the series, which is set to be executive produced by writer Ben Queen with Michael Patrick Jann.

Ironically, Hudgens appeared in Sucker Punch from Man of SteelWatchmen and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder.

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  1. Screen Junkies has a show on their network called INTERS of F.I.E.L.D.S. you can YOUTUBE the first episode. This sounds like it’s in the same boat as that show, just with a bigger budget.

    • _L0Bo_
    • 3197 Posts in 18 Months

    Thanks @ add for the Youtube link, looks interesting.

    Hudgens would be much better playing that Rain (?) chic in Gen 13 now owned by DC, spitting IMAGE! Get it, Image...

    • SuperTim
    • 1112 Posts in 12 Months

    What makes that ironic? Either way, I always love a chance to see Vanessa. So lovely.