Gamer Comedy TV Show From Superbad, Sausage Party Writers Coming in 2017

Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson plays a "socially inept" gamer in the new Hulu TV show from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.


Streaming giant Hulu has order a full series of a new video game comedy show from Superbad and Sausage Party writer's Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.

The program, which was first discussed in February this year, will star Hunger Games lead Josh Hutcherson. The show's key are has also been released, showing Hutcherson's futuristic role.

There will be 13 30-minute episodes for Future Man, which will debut in 2017 (via The Hollywood Reporter).

Hutcherson plays a "socially inept" gamer named Josh Futterman, who is a "janitor by day, world-ranked gamer by night." He must stop the extinction of humankind "after mysterious visitors from the future declare him to be the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion."

The show is written by Sausage Party and The Night Before's Ariel Shaffier and Kyle Hunter. It's the first half-hour TV comedy from Rogen and Goldberg. They directed the pilot of Future Man.

No trailers have been released as of yet.

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