There’s a lot going on at Marvel Television these days. With shows in development at ABC, Netflix, Freeform, and Hulu, as well as other networks in collaboration with Fox, it can be hard to keep up. Here is our comprehensive list at the MCU properties known to be under development. 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.)

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, premiering sometime in 2017.

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: 9/17/2017

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: Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin, and Allegra Acosta.

Showrunners: Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.

Status: 10-episode first season ordered by Hulu.

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: 9/10/2016

New Warriors (Freeform)


Stars: Milana Vayntrub, Derek Theler, Jeremy Tardy, Calum Worthy, Matthew Moy, and Kate Comer.

Showrunners: Kevin Biegel.

Status:  10-episode first season ordered to series.

Summary: Freeform — the channel formerly known as ABC Family — ordered New Warriors straight to series in April.  The show tapped Scrubs and Cougar Town alum Kevin Biegel to showrun the 10-episode first season.  The show has yet to begin filming, but it’s still aiming for a 2018 release.  As the official synopsis from Marvel reads, “Co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios, Marvel’s New Warriors revolves around six young people who are learning to cope with their abilities in a world where bad guys can be as terrifying as bad dates.”

Last Updated: 9/10/2016

The Inhumans (ABC)

Stars: Iwan Rheon, Anson Mount, Serinda Swan, Ken LeungEme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Mike Moh, Sonya Balmores, and Ellen Woglom.

Showrunner(s): Scott Buck.

Status: Television premiere on September 29, 2017. Currently available at IMAX.

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: 9/17/2017

Jessica Jones-esque Series (ABC)

Stars: N/A

Showrunner: N/A

Status: Marvel Television Senion Vice President of Original Programming, Karim Zreik, stated that a “Jessica Jones-esque” project is in development at ABC.

Summary: N/A

Last Updated: 9/17/2017

Untitled Comedy Series (ABC)

Stars: N/A

Showrunner: N/A

Status: Was confirmed by ABC Studios head Paul Lee as being in development. This could have become any of the other projects that have subsequently been announced.

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: 1/11/2017

Television Projects Not Moving Forward:

Television Shows Canceled:

Upcoming Seasons And Premiere Dates

  • Inhumans, Season One – September 29, 2017 (ABC)
  • Runaways, Season One – November 21, 2017 (Hulu)
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Season Five – Winter 2017/2018 (ABC)
  • The Punisher, Season One – 2017 (Netflix)
  • Cloak & Dagger, Season One – 2018 (Freeform)
  • New Warriors, Season One – 2018 (Freeform)
  • Daredevil, Season Three – TBA (Netflix)
  • Jessica Jones, Season Two – TBA (Netflix)
  • Luke Cage, Season Two – TBA (Netflix)
  • Iron Fist, Season Two – TBA (Netflix)

Digital Series

Note: While Marvel is working with Fox on Gifted and Legion, 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!