Roel Reiné is set as the first Inhumans director, helming the two-part IMAX pilot
Marvel has found their first Inhumans director today as The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Roel Reiné is set to helm the two-part pilot. Produced in conjunction with ABC Studios and filmed entirely with IMAX digital cameras, the pilot will run worldwide exclusively in IMAX for two weeks at the beginning of September 2017. ABC plans to then premiere the weekly series this fall, offering additional exclusive content that can only be seen on the network.
It was recently revealed that Marvel’s Iron Fist showrunner Scott Buck has been tapped to serve as the Inhumans showrunner. Reiné, meanwhile, is best known for his direct-to-home video sequel fare with films like Death Race 2, Death Race 3: Inferno and The Man with the Iron Fists 2. He’s also known for his Dutch work, including the acclaimed features The Delivery and Admiral. Recently, Roel Reiné directed an episode of Black Sails that is set to air next month as part of the STARZ series’s final season.
The Inhumans, a race of superhumans with diverse and singularly unique powers, were first introduced in Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1965. Since that time, they have grown in prominence and become some of the most popular and iconic characters in the Marvel Universe. Marvel’s The Inhumans series will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.
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