It’s gone through a bit of retooling during development, but now we’re less than a month from the debut of NBC’s Powerless.
The sitcom is set at a security company that's apparently managed by someone with a close-ish tie to the Dark Knight who prowls Gotham City. Alan Tudyk plays Bruce Wayne's cousin Van, who runs Wayne Security ... casting that definitely plays to Tudyk’s strengths as a potential sitcom star, as anyone who has seen his web series Con Man can attest.
Along with Tudyk, the series also stars Community alum Danny Pudi, Vanessa Hudgens and Ron Funches.
The show certainly looks like it'll have some fun with the DC universe that it's set within as these average folk try to protect other average folk when super-heroic insanity goes awry. There's a lot of potential here, but they’ll need to go full-on bonkers to pull it off. Here's hoping.
Powerless premieres Thursday, Feb. 2, on NBC. Check out the trailer below and let us know what you think: