Powerless: Who the Heck are Crimson Fox and Jack O'Lantern?

They may not inspire the adoration and instant recognition (to say nothing about their value in the Super Hero Fantasy League) as Superman or Batman, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not every bit the hero. Even though one of them is kinda a villain. Yes, Powerless fans, I’m talking about Charm City’s two most frequently spotted colorful crusaders—Crimson Fox and Jack O’Lantern.

Powerless Adds a New City to the DC Universe Atlas

Location, location, location. When Wayne Enterprises opens its doors in NBC's Powerless premiere on February 2, it welcomes us into a new city. The eagerly anticipated comedy set in the DC Universe pulls from a time-honored tradition by hanging its hat in a fictional place: Charm City. The bustling hub is just the latest made-up locale to land a spot on the DC Universe map. Over the decades, DC’s comic books have introduced geographic hotspots that are as well known as the super heroes and villains that call them home.

Powerless (2017 - Present)

In a world where humanity must cope with the collateral damage of Super Heroes and villains doing battle every day, Emily Locke (Vanessa Hudgens) begins her first day as Director of Research & Development for Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises — located in relatively unexceptional Charm City — that specializes in products that make defenseless bystanders feel a little safer. Full of confidence and big ideas, Emily quickly learns that her expectations far exceed those of her new boss and quirky office-mates, so it will be up to her to lead the team towards their full potential and the realization that you don’t need superpowers to be a hero.

 
Cast: 
Vanessa Hudgens
Alan Tudyk
Danny Pudi
Christina Kirk
Ron Funches
Producers: 
Ben Queen ("A to Z," "Cars 2") serves as writer and executive producer. Director Michael Patrick Jann (pilot, "A to Z," "Children's Hospital," "Reno 911!") also executive produces.
Genre: 
Comedy

Breaking News: NBC Greenlights Powerless, A New DC Comedy

NBC announced tonight that they’re giving a series order to Powerless, a new single-camera comedy from Warner Bros. TV based on characters from DC Comics. Starring Vanessa Hudgens, along with fan-favorite actors like Danny Pudi, Alan Tudyk and Christina Kirk, it offers a working man’s view of superheroes and will be the first comedy series set within the DC Universe.

The #DCTV Secrets of CONSTANTINE - Episode 11: "A Whole World Out There"

John Constantine leaves a trail of secrets in his wake and only we know what they really are. That’s why we’re here to tease you with all the #DCTV Secrets hiding in each episode. If you really want to know some of the answers to these questions, check out the spoiler section... and find out the answers to the burning questions.

Tallying Up the Facts: An Interview with Gotham's Anthony Carrigan

One of Gotham's villainous standouts has been Victor Zsasz, the relentless and utterly unhinged assassin employed by Carmine Falcone. We got a chance to speak with the actor who plays him, Anthony Carrigan, recently about the show, whether he thinks Zsasz ever cheats on tallying up his victims and how he would feel about going up against the Dark Knight.

Constantine - John Con Noir - Ep. 1: "Trash"

Get ready for tonight's new episode of Constantine with the first episode of this brand new animated webseries. Featuring Matt Ryan as Constantine, "John Con Noir" offers a noir-inspired take on the British exorcist told through the medium of claymation. In this first episode, Constantine finds himself on the hunt for two missing, and very familiar, show creators.

Don't miss new episodes of Constantine at its all new time of 8 p.m. (7 p.m. EST) on NBC.

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