Marvel’s acclaimed comic book series “Runaways”, created by noted writer Brian K. Vaughan, ran from 2003 through 2009 as part of the Tsunami imprint, designed by Marvel to appeal to readers of Japanese manga.
Now “Runaways” is coming to TV, thanks to a deal between Marvel Television and the popular streaming service Hulu under producer Jeff Loeb. And this week Marvel finally announced the casting of the highly-anticipated series.
According to Marvel’s official press release, the cast is as follows:
Rhenzy Feliz (“Teen Wolf,” “Casual”) as Alex Wilder, Lyrica Okano (“The Affair,” “Unforgettable”) as Nico Minoru, Virginia Gardner (“Goat,” “Little Bitches”) as Karolina Dean, Ariela Barer (“New Girl,” “One Day at a Time”) as Gert Yorkes, Gregg Sulkin (“Faking It,” “Don’t Hang Up,” “Anti Social”) as Chase Stein, and Allegra Acosta (“100 Things to do Before High School,” “Just Add Magic”) as Molly Hernandez
Filming on Marvel’s “Runaways” will begin this month, and the series will debut on Hulu sometime in 2018.