‘Powers’ is a comic book series that combines superhero fantasy, crime noir and police procedural genres and is created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming. The TV adaptation of the Comic Book Series will be the first original series of the PlayStation Network to stream exclusively on its consoles and will premiere in December 2014.
The series centers around a specialty unit, Powers, assigned to investigate cases that involve human beings with supernatural abilities. Powers will follow the lives of primary homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim. Walker will be played by Sharlto Copley fresh from his role as Stefan in ‘Maleficent’ and will appear as Ron Hollar in the upcoming film ‘The Hollars’. Stepping into the role of Pilgrim is Susan Heyward whose note worthy character Hannah captivated us in ‘The Following’ and will appear as Sophie in the upcoming the contemporized classic horror film ‘Poltergeist’. Retro Girl will be portrayed by Michelle Forbes who appeared as Dr. Marian Bowles in the TV series Orphan Black and will be in the upcoming film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 as Lieutenant Jackson. Appearing as Captain Cross is Adam Godley whom you may remember as Elliott Schwartz in the TV series Breaking Bad.
The Official Plot of ‘Powers’:
Set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, a homicide detective is tasked with investigating crimes involving superhuman powers. The comic book series involves homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim who investigate cases involving superheroes and supervillains, which are common in their world. They work in a special homicide division called Powers and is set in Chicago. Walker himself used to be a costumed superhero named Diamond, but became a police officer after he lost his abilities.
‘Power’ is currently filming in Atlanta, Ga. Casting directors for CL Casting (who has worked on the Hunger Games series, TV series Single Ladies and upcoming TV series Hindsight), are currently holding open casting calls college types and edgy, unique characters as well as extras who can fit into specific superhero costumes. If you have ever wanted to become a superhero now is your chance email CLCastingComics@gmail.com with 3 pics (head, body and profile) age, ht, wt, and all contact info. Please list all size in body of e-mail.