Marvel Television Marvel And ABC Studios Want To Make A NEW WARRIORS Series With Squirrel Girl written by Sean Gerber August 30, 2016 Marvel Television and ABC Studios are looking to make a New Warriors series featuring Squirrel Girl, according to TVLine. They are currently shopping the series, which is being packaged as a half hour comedy, to cable networks and streaming services. Given the recent popularity of Squirrel Girl, it is likely they will find a network or streaming outlet willing to at least order a pilot. Squirrel Girl, one of the most offbeat and obscure characters in the Marvel canon, has developed a cult following of ever-increasing intensity and even some recent mainstream attention. The character, real name Doreen Green, has had her own successful ongoing comic book series the last couple years and picked up some famous fans. Pitch Perfect star Anna Kendrick and Stranger Things star Shannon Purser have each expressed interest in playing the character this summer. Of course, this is not a dedicated Squirrel Girl series (at least right now it isn’t). Squirrel Girl will be one of several yet to be named heroes on New Warriors. While the title is sure to get Marvel fans excited about seeing Speedball, Namorita, Night Trasher, Nova, and more in live-action, the title of the series does not guarantee the inclusion of any specific characters. Squirrel Girl, who’s been a Great Lakes Avenger, has never been a member of the New Warriors in the comics. That’s already a clear signal to expect a modified lineup. Also, remember that Marvel Television is building to The Defenders on Netflix, which shares the name but not the roster of the famous comic book team. Speaking of Netflix, hopefully the streaming service will be willing to add one more Marvel series to its plate, as there’s already a connection to two of its current series, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Doreen Green once served as a nanny for Jones and Cage after they got together and had a kid. Romance has already been established between Jones (Krysten Ritter) and Cage (Mike Colter), so as improbable as it may be, it’s not impossible that we could see Squirrel Girl doing some superhero babysitting one day. Marvel Television and ABC Studios did not comment on the story and likely will not until they are able to sell the series. TVLine‘s report did not mention whether or not New Warriors will be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but here’s hoping it will be! Marvel And ABC Studios Want To Make A NEW WARRIORS Series With Squirrel Girl was last modified: August 30th, 2016 by Sean Gerber Related New Warriors 1 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Sean Gerber Sean Gerber is the founder and editor-in-chief of Modern Myth Media. When he's not writing here, you can catch him as the host of Popular Opinion Podcast, Batman News, and Marvel News! previous post MMM Podcast #263: Summer 2016 Movie Recap next post Hear BEAUTY AND THE BEAST For The First Time In New Live-Action Sneak Peek You may also like MMM Podcast #177: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Season... May 18, 2014 Weekly Ratings Roundup: March 20 to 26,... March 28, 2016 Oscar Winner John Ridley Bringing More Marvel... April 17, 2015 Weekly Ratings Roundup: February 14 to 20,... February 21, 2016 Marvel And ABC Developing AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.... April 9, 2015 Marvel & Netflix Team Up For An... November 7, 2013 Marvel Television Offers An Exclusive Poster For... July 19, 2014 Marvel Looking At Massive Television Expansion October 14, 2013 Weekly Ratings Roundup: February 21 to 27,... February 28, 2016 Weekly Ratings Roundup: March 6 to 12,... March 12, 2016 Dr. Hyperbole Yes, please! Truly, my cup runneth over.