NBC Developing HENCH; A 'Super Villain' Themed TV Show

NBC Developing HENCH; A 'Super Villain' Themed TV Show

There aren't too many details available right now, but NBC has apparently started development on a new TV series called Hench. While it's not based on a pre-existing comic book, it will focus on a man who temps for super villains in order to look after his family. Read on for details.

Deadline reports that NBC have started developing Hench, a new TV series from Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey's Film 44 and Universal TV. The site describes it as, "a high-concept drama," so exactly how much of an influence it will take from the world of comic books is unknown. However, with Alexandra Cunningham (the writer of NBC's Prime Suspect US remake) on board to pen the script for the pilot, it may end up being a fairly serious affair. Regardless, the premise of Hench is definitely an intriguing one as it, "centers on a regular guy who, in order to support his family, gets jobs temping for super villains." What do you guys think? Interested? Sound off with your thoughts in the usual place.

Visit Our Other Sites!
Posted By:
Josh Wilding
Member Since 3/13/2009
Filed Under "Action" 8/13/2012 Source: Deadline
DISCLAIMER: ComicBookMovie.com is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
Grid View List View
GRIMM Season 6, Episode 8 The Son Also Rises Promo Right Here. GRIMM Season 6, Episode 8 "The Son Also Rises" Promo Right Here.
Tonight on Grimm, Deadly attacks on a team of scientists lead Nick, Hank and Wu on an investigation unlike any they have had before. Check out latest teaser from NBC's hit fantasy show. - LEEE777
MACGYVER Season 1, Episode 16 'Ruler'' Sneak Peek's MACGYVER Season 1, Episode 16 'Ruler'' Sneak Peek's
Tonight on MacGyver: Bozer's first overseas mission goes terribly wrong when Mac and the team are blamed for a terrorist bombing and the Phoenix Foundation is forced to disavow them. Latest promos here. - LEEE777
THE BLACKLIST Season 4, Episode 15 Apothecary Winter Finale Teaser, Plus THE BLACKLIST: REDEMPTION Promo THE BLACKLIST Season 4, Episode 15 "Apothecary" Winter Finale Teaser, Plus THE BLACKLIST: REDEMPTION Promo
Tonight on The Blacklist: Red has to figure out who betrayed him when he's poisoned, Liz and the task force look for the toxin's designer to save Red's life. NBC's promo's here. - LEEE777