It appears that Marvel's all-encompassing movie universe centered around The Avengers is about to expand to the realm of the small screen. Not only that, but it seems that it will involve the film's director, Joss Whedon.
According to Deadline, ABC has greenlit a pilot for a live-action TV series centered on Nick Fury's secret government defense agency, S.H.I.E.L.D. (Which is a lot easier than saying, "Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.")
The pilot, which is set to start production immediately, will be co-written by Joss Whedon along with brother, Jed Whedon (Dollhouse, Spartacus: Vengeance), and Maurissa Tancharoen (Dollhouse. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.)
How will the Marvel's grand movieverse transition to television?
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