2017 is starting to look extremely promising for Marvel and with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Spider-Man Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok all coming in 2017 Marvel is setting up for another dominate run this year as well. Now that they have the cinematic Universe well establish Marvel looks to focus on its new TV franchises in 2017.
In November 2016 Marvel announced the Inhumans Television series, which is going to be produced by ABC Studios, the series is going to focus on Black Bolt and the Royal Family, Marvel originally intended to make a movie franchise but that was scratch, months later we get news of the TV series instead, Ben Sherwood, president of Disney–ABC Television Group has stated that they have been working closely with Marvel’s movie calendar to make sure the show wouldn’t interfere with upcoming and future movie releases.
Jump forward to the present and we now have the series’ first cast member, Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon known for his recent role as the villain Ramsay Bolton will be playing Maximus, the brother of Black Bolt the inhuman king, Maximus has mind controlling abilities along with a genius-level intellect, he wants to be King of Attilan (The Hidden Land), he’s similar to Loki in that respect, and like Loki he feels he should be Attilan’s true king.
Marvel’s Inhumans is set to drop its first two episodes in IMAX sometime in September of 2017, with such a close release date you can be certain that more casting news will be announced in the upcoming months, If you ‘re lucky enough to get tickets for Wondercon 2017 or SDCC 17, Marvel is sure to drop some news about this and many more in franchises in the works