Rebel Wilson’s star power in Hollywood keeps getting stronger and stronger with news coming out today that the ABC network have officially picked to series up her self-penned comedy Super Fun Night.
Super Fun Night, which was rolled by CBS last year, centers on junior attorney Kimmie Boubier (Wilson) and her two best friends Helen-Alice (Liza Lapira) and Marika (Lauren Ash), who have had a standing date every Friday night for the last 13 years. They even have a motto for what they call “Friday Night Fun Night”: “Always together! Always Inside!”
However, Kimmie’s recent promotion throws a monkey wrench into the tradition. Not only is she now working with her idol, “Lady Lawyer of the Year” Felicity Vanderstone (Kelen Coleman), but she meets a dashingly handsome British attorney, Richard Lovell (Kevin Bishop), who invites her to his party at a trendy club. Determined to spend time with Richard and heed Felicity’s advice to network, Kimmie sets out to convince her friends to take Super Fun Night on the road.
ABC also announced the no-brainer-pick-up of Joss Whedon’s Avengers TV spin-off Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The cast for S.H.I.E.L.D. — which follows a worldwide law enforcement organization that polices the new, the strange and the unknown — includes ER’s Ming-Na (as former soldier Melinda May), Clark Gregg (reprising his big-screen Avengers role as Agent Phil Coulson) and Nashville’s Chloe Bennet (as superhero culture-obsessed Skye).
The first promo for S.H.I.E.L.D will find it’s way online Sunday night after it’s first airing during Sunday night’s Once Upon A Time’s season finale in the US.