Marvel has been busy the past several years spreading out across the television landscape. What started on ABC with shows like Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. eventually led to a steady influx of properties adapted for Netflix in the form of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders and the upcoming Punisher series. Now, the Marvel Universe is making its debut on the Hulu streaming service with Marvel’s Runaways.
So why Hulu? Recently, comic legend Jeph Loeb spoke at New York Comic Con 2017 (via Screenrant) about why Hulu was the right home for Runaways:
“What we do with every show is we look at where the best place is. We absolutely had a lot on our plate at Netflix, but wasn’t the reason for it. We were very excited about the possibility of joining a network that was young and growing in the same way that when we went to Netflix it was young and growing on the original side. It really feels like we’re in the right place at the right time with the right show.”
Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Marvel’s Runaways is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe–their parents.
Runaways is set to premiere on November 21st and features a cast that includes Ariela Barer (New Girl) as Gert Yorkes, Lyrica Okano (The Affair) as Nico Minoru, Rhenzy Feliz (Teen Wolf) as Alex Wilder, Gregg Sulkin (Anti-Social) as Chase Stein, Virginia Gardner (Goat) as Karolina Dean, Allegra Acosta (100 Things to do Before High School) as Molly Hernandez, Ryan Sands (Hat Hair, The Wire) as Geoffrey Wilder, Angel Parker (The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, The Strain) as Catherine Wilder, Brittany Ishibashi (This Is Us, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows) as Tina Minoru, James Yaegashi (Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Broadway, Madame Secretary) as Robert Minoru, Kevin Weisman (Hello Ladies, Alias) as Dale Yorkes, Brigid Brannagh (Army Wives, True Colors) as Stacey Yorkes, Annie Wersching (Timeless, The Vampire Diaries) as Leslie Dean, Kip Pardue (Remember the Titans, Ray Donovan) as Frank Dean, James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel) as Victor Stein and Ever Carradine (The Handmaids Tale, Goliath) as Janet Stein.