Nickelodeon Orders Superhero Family Comedy 'The Thundermans' to Series (Exclusive)
The comedy about twin siblings joins recently greenlighted entries "The Haunted Hathaway," "iCarly" spinoff "Sam & Cat" and "Wendell & Vinnie" at the network.
Nickelodeon is getting into the sibling superhero business.
The network has ordered to series The Thundermans, a superhero-themed comedy about a family of twin siblings, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
The family comedy revolves around the Thundermans, 14-year-old twin siblings (Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo) who share the same bathroom, school and annoying little siblings. She is a super student with a sunny disposition who looks forward to being a superhero someday, but he is a supervillain.
Jed Spingarn, whose credits include Nickelodeon's The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Johnny Bravo, will executive produce the 13-episode series.
Thundermans becomes the latest series order to come from Nick's ambitious 2013 slate. The network recently handed out series orders to The Haunted Hathaways, iCarly spinoff Sam & Cat and Wendell and Vinnie, starring iCarly's Jerry Trainor (which premieres Feb. 16).
Rosa Blasi, Chris Tallman, Jack Griffo, Diego Velazquez and Addison Riecke co-star in Thundermans, one of five live-action pilots the network ordered in August.
Spingarn is repped by UTA.