Marvel has officially given the go ahead to an Inhumans TV series for ABC and the first two episodes will screen in IMAX theaters nationwide in the US (no news if this will happen in the UK)
In August 2014, it was reported that Marvel was moving forward with the development of an Inhumans film, with a screenplay written by Joe Robert Cole. In October 2014, Marvel Studios confirmed Inhumans, with a release date of 2nd November 2018. The date was later pushed back to 12th July 2019. By October 2015, Cole was no longer involved with the film and any potential drafts that he may have written would not be used. In April 2016, the film was taken off of Marvel’s 2019 release schedule, though it is not considered cancelled but now with this announcement it looks unlikely.
Marvel Television, Disney/ABC TelevisionGroup and IMAX will work on the new Inhumans series, which will filmed on IMAX cameras. It will have two-week cinematic run at the beginning of September 2017, then moving into ABC’s TV line-up. This will be the first time a live-action television series has premiered in cinemas before its network debut. It is also IMAX’s first time co-financing a TV series.
The Inhumans was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, and was introduced to Marvel Comics in 1965. The Inhumans follows a hybrid human-Kree race of superpowered mutants, each of whom has their own signature ability and powers. The Inhumans have appeared on Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, but most of the main characters haven’t made their live-action debuts. In the Marvel Press Release it says The Inhumans TV series “will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.”
Full Press Release can be found here