A new trailer for Amazon’s upcoming series The Tick has arrived. The show is based on the comic of the same name by Ben Edlund, who is heavily involved both as a writer and executive producer.
Starring as The Tick this time around is Peter Serafinowicz (Shaun of the Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy). The character was previously played in a 2001 TV series adaptation by Patrick Warburton. Joining Serafinowicz on the cast is Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry, Jackie Earle Haley, Yara Martinez, Brendan Hines, Scott Speiser, and Michael Cerveris.
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From creator Ben Edlund comes the hero you’ve been waiting for. In a world where heroes and villains have existed for decades, a mild-mannered accountant named Arthur has his life turned upside down when he runs into a mysterious blue superhero, The Tick, who insists that Arthur become the brains to his brawn in a crime-fighting duo. Will Arthur resist the call of Destiny or join the fight?
The first season of The Tick will consist of 12 episodes, split into two batches. The first batch is set to arrive on August 25th, while the second batch is expected sometime in early 2018.
Episodes are available exclusively to Prime members, and can be found over at Amazon when released. If you haven’t already seen it, the first episode is available to watch there for free right now.
About the Tick:
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.