ABC Has High Hopes For Marvel Series

ABC president Paul Lee says he has a serious “glint in his eye” when it comes to the network’s partnership with Marvel TV and the handful of series they have in development thus far.

“We would love to make a Marvel franchise work on the network,” Lee told reporters on Monday morning at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

Lee reiterated that he was “thrilled” by the prospect of hosting Marvel series, citing the “A-list showrunners” attached to the two adaptations currently in developmentTwilight scribe Melissa Rosenberg is working on AKA Jessica Jones, while filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy) and Battlestar Galactica‘s David Eick and shepherding a reboot of The Hulk.

Both of those projects are in development for fall 2011, and Lee says there could be more moving forward.

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