Avengers co-star Cobie Smulders is returning to network television while staying in the world of comic book adaptations as the lead of Stumptown ABC's drama pilot from writer Jason Richman, Ruben Fleischer and ABC Studios. 19659002] Written by Richman, Stumptown is inspired by the graphic novels published by Oni Press. It follows Dex Parios (Smulders), a strong, assertive, and unapologically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, OR. With a complicated personal history and only to rely on, other people's messes with a blind eye toward her own.
Smulders' Dex is a whip-smart, hard-luck heroine you can help but get behind. Dex is now back home in Portland, Oregon, unable to hold down a steady job, spinning her wheels, running up gambling debts, waiting for trouble at catch up with her – and so it does. 19659004] Richman executive produces with Fleischer and Bernad for The District; along Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth and Justin Greenwood. The District's Elias Gertler led the company
How I Met Your Mothe r alumna Smulders, who starred on the CBS comedy series for their entire nine-season run, had been pursued for pilots this season. In features, she is best known for her role as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill in Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War. She also played Maria Hill in a recurring arc on ABC's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. and will next reprise the role in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
TV, Smulders most recently starred on the Netflix series Friends From College. He is repped by UTA, Fourward and Cheryl Snow at Gang Tire.