The Inhumans have been around for quite some time, but only recently developed a bigger pool of popularity. Marvel is capitalizing with an ABC television series, which will draw plenty of inspiration from the comics.
Marvel's Inhumans showrunner Scott Buck recently spoke to EW about the development process, and it included plenty of classic comic research. "I was so curious to see what their origins were, so I started at the very beginning.
The characters have been all over the map throughout their history, especially in recent years. Some of that recent upheaval will be reflected in the show's main story, albeit in a different form. "Basically we’re telling a story about a family at a very critical juncture in their lives. When we meet up with them, we’re going to find that pretty much everything they’ve ever known is at risk."
Buck also revealed the thing that makes him the most nervous about the project, saying "It’s big. I’m used to writing — and what I’m best at — slightly smaller character dramas. This is a show that I have to stretch myself and think a little bit bigger at times, so that’s been the biggest challenge for me."
The reported synopsis is listed below.
“After the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save
Marvel's Inhumans stars Anson Mount (Black Bolt), Serinda Swan (Medusa), Ken Leung (Karnak), Isabelle Cornish (Crystal), Eme Ikwuakor (Gorgon), Iwan Rheon (Maximus), Sonya Balmores (Auran), Mike Moh (Triton), and Ellen Woglom).
Marvel's Inhumans will premiere the first two episodes in IMAX on September 1. The full series will debut on ABC later this fall.
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