Marvel fans, rejoice! The studio has announced the cast and character details for Hulu’s television adaption of “Runaways”.
Created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, “Runaways” follows the story of 6 diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents.
The series will be run by “Gossip Girl” creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. In a statement, they said, “We have had a total blast bringing Brian and Adrian’s amazing story to life. We’re so happy they love the ‘Runaways’ we’ve assembled as much as we do.”
“Runaways” will feature an ensemble of fresh faces. Rhenzy Feliz (of “Teen Wolf” fame) is set to play Alex Wilder, a loud-and-proud nerd who spends most of his free time playing video games. He wishes to reunite his childhood group of friends.
Lyrica Okano (of “The Affair” fame) will take on the role of Nico Minoru, a budding witch whose carefully crafted goth appearance isolates her from her peers and family. On the other hand, Ariela Barer’s (of “New Girl” fame) Gert Yorkes is described as “a purple-haired, bespectacled, contemporary riot grrrl” who uses her justice warrior person to hide her true feelings.
“100 Things to Do Before High School” actress Allegra Acosta will play innocent Molly Hernandez, the group’s youngest member and is know for her peppy positivity.
Also cast in the Hulu television series are Virginia Gardner (of “Project Almanac” fame) as Karolina Dean, a “model-perfect exterior with a lot going on behind her professionally whitened smile”, and “Faking It” actor Gregg Sulkin as Chase Stein, a lacrosse player and high school heartthrob who is talented in engineering.
No release date for “Runaways” has been confirmed yet, but we’ll be updating this post with more information as soon as we get ’em details.
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