Newswire: ABC and Marvel are putting together an Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff

Perhaps excited by the prospect of a second critically praised but underperforming show from one of their corporate synergy brands, ABC is looking to double-dip into the world of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network and Marvel are working to develop a spinoff to their hourly exercise in good-looking people punching other good-looking people, with occasional special effects to make it look like someone’s levitating stuff or whatever.

The potential series is being created by Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. writer Paul Zbyszewski and executive producer Jeffrey Bell. There are no plans to introduce the show via a backdoor pilot aired as an episode of the original series, a la Criminal Minds and Chicago Fire‘s strategy for launching new installments of their respective franchises. (Let’s not even discuss the disaster that was Supernatural …

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