Recall, if you will, that strange development a few months ago where it was announced that ABC and Marvel Studios were developing a series based on The Inhumans. More ambitiously then that, the pilot will be screened in IMAX theatres for two weeks prior to the show’s small screen premiere, which mean the pressure is on to make Inhumans more than a great TV experience, but a great big screen experience, at least for episode one. So no pressure, right? Still, Marvel will need someone who knows how to meet and exceed expectations with less-well-known characters, so enter the man behind the TV show version of the invincible Iron Fist.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Scott Buck, the showrunner of the pending first season of Iron Fist, will be the man to bring The Inhumans to life on ABC. Before tackling Iron Fist, Buck was a writer/producer on Dexter, Six Feet Under, and Rome. The Inhumans, will offer a unique challenge for Buck because of the IMAX component, and additional footage will reportedly be included in the pilot episode when it airs on ABC following the IMAX run in September, so there will be two versions of that first episode. The next steps for Buck will be putting together his production team and the cast.
The Inhumans is based on the Marvel Comic book about the royal family of a society human/alien hybrids living in a colony on the moon. Lead by the silent king Black Bolt, who’s merest whisper can make mountains crumble, the Inhumans gain incredible super-powers after being exposed to the Terrigen Mist, and aim to be left in peace by the rest of the world (and universe) at large. This, of course, rarely happens. The concept of the Inhumans has already been introduced on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but its unclear what connections, if any, that the Inhumans show will have with S.H.I.E.L.D.
We’ll have more news about The Inhumans as it becomes available.
Source: Comic Book Movie