Powerless is an upcoming action comedy series developed by Ben Queen for NBC, and the first sitcom series set in the DC Universe. Powerless follows the adventures of Emily Locke,Vanessa Hudgens, who is the Director of Research & Development at Wayne Security, which is a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises, that specializes in products for ordinary humans who are poised to be victims of the battles between superheroes and supervillians
POWERLESS — Pilot — Pictured: (l-r) Danny Pudi as Teddy, Vanessa Hudgens as Emily, Christina Kirk as Jackie — (Photo by: Chris Large/NBC)
Also staring in Powerless is Alan Tudyk, who will play the part of Van Wayne, the Cousin of Bruce Wayne. He is the new boss in the building and a self-proclaimed “rich, over-educated globetrotting wastrel”. Van is a power hungry, disastrous dictator of a boss.
Van Wayne was created by Batman’s co-creator Bill Finger with artist Sheldon Moldoff, and made his first appearance in Batman vol. 1, #148 in June, 1962.