With Marvel Television and ABC Studios currently developing four new series, Netflix producing six, and Hulu producing two, we figured we’d start a single post to keep you all updated on the current status of these projects. As more news trickles in, we will continue to update this page. (You can also check through the News tab daily as we will post news as it hits.)

Damage Control (ABC)

Stars: N/A

Showrunner: Ben Karlin

Status: Under put pilot commitment.

Summary: N/A

Last Updated: 1/21/2016

Untitled Comedy Series (ABC)

Stars: N/A

Showrunner: N/A

Status: Was confirmed by ABC Studios head Paul Lee as being in development.

Summary: N/A

Last Updated: 1/21/2016

John Ridley Project (ABC)

Stars: N/A

Showrunner: John Ridley

Status: Still in development.

Summary: N/A

Last Updated: 1/21/2016

The Defenders (Netflix)

Stars: Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones, and Sigourney Weaver.

Showrunner: Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez.

Status: Premiering August 18, 2017.

Summary: Marvel’s The Defenders brings together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage in an epic Super Hero team-up in New York City.

Last Updated: 4/12/2017

The Punisher (Netflix)

Stars: Jon Bernthal, Michael Nathanson, Jaime Ray Newman, Paul Schulze, Jason R. Moore, Daniel Webber, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Amber Rose Revah, and Deborah Ann Woll.

Showrunner: Steve Lightfoot

Status: Wrapped

Summary: After the murder of his family, Frank Castle is both haunted and hunted. In the criminal underworld, he’ll become known as The Punisher.

Last Updated: 4/12/2017

Cloak & Dagger (Freeform)


Stars: Olivia Hold and Aubrey Joseph

Showrunner: Joe Pokaski

Status: 10-episode order at Freeform, Pushed to Winter 2018 release. Pilot has wrapped.

Summary: “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” is an adaptation of the beloved Marvel characters whose story is aimed squarely at young adults. This live-action interracial romance follows Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart — but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging. “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” is a co-production of Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios.

Last Updated: 4/12/2017

The Runaways (Hulu)


Stars: N/A

Showrunners: Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.

Status: Pilot ordered at Hulu, with a series order believed to follow.

Summary: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? “Marvel’s Runaways” is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe–their parents.

Last Updated: 8/17/2016

New Warriors (TBD)


Stars: N/A

Showrunners: N/A.

Status: In development.

Summary: N/A.

Last Updated: 8/31/2016

The Inhumans (ABC)


Stars: N/A

Showrunner(s): Scott Buck.

Status: Ordered as an eight-episode series on ABC.

Summary: The Inhumans, a race of superhumans with diverse and singularly unique powers, were first introduced in Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1965. Since that time, they have grown in prominence and become some of the most popular and iconic characters in the Marvel Universe. “Marvel’s The Inhumans” will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.

Last Updated: 12/06/2016

Television Projects Not Moving Forward:

Television Shows Canceled:

Upcoming Seasons And Premiere Dates

  • Iron Fist, Season One – March 17th, 2017 (Netflix)
  • The Defenders, Season One – 2017 (Netflix)
  • The Punisher, Season One – 2017 (Netflix)
  • Cloak & Dagger, Season One – 2018 (Freeform)
  • Daredevil, Season Three – TBA (Netflix)
  • Jessica Jones, Season Two – TBA (Netflix)
  • Luke Cage, Season Two – TBA (Netflix)

Digital Series

Note: While Marvel is working with Fox to develop two separate X-Men centered television shows, we will not be covering those shows as they don’t take place within the Marvel Cinematic Universe and are Fox properties.

This article was originally published on February 25th, 2016 and is updated regularly!