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12 Years a Slave’s John Ridley Is Secretly Working With Marvel on a New TV Series

Screenwriter and executive producer John Ridley arrives at the
Sneaky guy. Photo: Amanda Edwards/WireImage

Looks like Marvel has yet another TV series in the works, but this time it involves a big-name collaborator: John Ridley, who won an Oscar for his 12 Years a Slave screenplay. Entertainment Weekly reports that Ridley is working on a mysterious new project with Marvel for ABC. Marvel already has a growing roster of superhero shows on ABC, with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, and a reported new S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff. For now, details on the secret project are vague, with EW only confirming that it’ll involve an “existing Marvel superhero character or property.” We’re still holding out hope for that Black Widow spinoff!

John Ridley Is Developing a New Marvel TV Series