The NBC DC comics show has cast as Vanessa Hudgens as Emily Locke, who is described as “an insurance claims adjuster who loves her job because she gets to help people… [and] likes to fly under the radar and just get her work done.” Nevertheless, Locke “finds herself increasingly exasperated by the disruptive antics of the various Super Heroes that proliferate in her city.” Also added is Alan Tudyk,Danny Pudi and Christina Kirk who will also be series regulars. Danny Pudi has been cast as Teddy, the best work friend of Hudgens’ character. Alan Tudyk will play Hudgens’ boss Del — who was promoted just because he’s the boss’ son. Christina Kirk has been cast as Jackie, a fan of super heroes , specifically beefcake super guys.
Ben Queen will write and executive produce the “Powerless” pilot alongside Michael Patrick Jann, who is also signed to direct.