FOX Picks Up 'The Punisher' For New Drama Series
Reported by Outsiders - 11:27 PM 2011.10.20
The Fox network just picked up a pilot commitment to "The Punisher", a series based on the Marvel comic from ABC Studios and Ed Bernero, who will also be executive producer.
'The Punisher is described as an hour-long procedural with a Marvel signature and a new take on one of the comic book giantís iconic characters, Frank Castle, a rising star detective with the New York Police Department who moonlights as the vigilante Punisher, seeking justice for those the system has failed.'
This marks the first sale this season and the first one ever outside of ABC for Disney-owned Marvel, which is developing TV series based on its properties through ABC Studios.