That streaming-service destination makes some sense, as Marvel Entertainment is already two seasons into its Runaways series as a Hulu exclusive. Announced as part of a Television Critics Association press tour, this collection of four animated series revolves around a few Marvel Universe misfit characters-and it will land exclusively on Hulu. Out of all these off-kilter announced series, this one-even with only a vague description-seems most poised to feel refreshing compared to the usual Marvel comic-TV fare.
Then, The Dazzler & Tigra Show will be written by Erica Rivinoja and Chelsea Handler. The ill-tempered waterfowl, who made his Marvel Comics debut in 1973 (he got his own title three years later), has gone from a Razzie Award-winning punching bag to an unlikely cult icon, thanks to an genuinely ironic (or ironically genuine) appreciation of the George Lucas-produced 1986 movie bearing his name and cameos in both Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.More news: Hulu’s Catch-22 Teaser Brings the Acclaimed Novel to Life
With most of The Defenders live-action Marvel Television series getting canceled at Netflix, the industry has speculated Disney's impending streaming service, Disney+, would be the eventual repository for the majority of new Marvel TV offerings.
M.O.D.O.K, based on the character whose acronym expands to Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing, focuses on an egomaniacal supervillain with a really big head and a really little body, who struggles to maintain control of his evil organization and his demanding family. His goal is to return home with the help of his "unstoppable gal pal" Beverly, but they will have to take on the likes of the evil Dr. Bong, who wants to turn Howard into a meal. "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K." comes from writers Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt, with Blum, Oswalt and Jeph Loeb serving as Executive Producers. "Marvel's Hit Monkey" comes from writers Josh Gordon and Will Speck, with Gordon, Speck and Jeph Loeb serving as Executive Producers. The character of Hit-Monkey first appeared in a 2010 issue of Deadpool, and is a "wronged Japanese snow monkey, mentored by the ghost of an American assassin".More news: Dua Lipa & St. Vincent Perform "Masseduction"/"One Kiss" Mashup at Grammys
Hulu has announced a new deal with Marvel for four animated shows: MODOK, Hit-Monkey, Tigra & Dazzler and Howard the Duck, per The Hollywood Reporter. Jeph Loeb will executive produce. The chatty fowl be brought back to screens by avowed comicbook nut (and occasional writer) Kevin Smith alongside Aqua Teen Hunger Force veteran Dave Willis. Jeph Loeb will executive produce.More news: Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s remark on minorities an insult: Government