Hulu has placed a series order for Runaways. Runaways will be modeled after the popular Marvel Comic book line. The series comes from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl).
The show will focus on a group of teenagers who have to face the fact that their parents are taking part in a massive evil crime organization. The Marvel series was created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona.
The series will be written by Schwartz and Savage for Hulu, they will focus on how these characters have to come together and unite against a common enemy. Both Schwartz and Savage are long-time fans of the series.
“I’m a long-time fan of Runaways and couldn’t be more excited to bring Brian and Adrian’s characters to life,” said Schwartz.
Savage is looking forward to getting to work on the project.
“Josh and I can’t wait to get to work for Marvel and Hulu.”
Jeph Loeb, EP and Head of Marvel Television, explained that this series was meant for being told and explored in the television format.
“We’ve known the Runaways‘ story would make great television and being lucky enough to have Josh and Stephanie — who have time and again created shows that speak so genuinely to this exact audience — write and produce the series is nothing short of remarkable.”
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