Marvel announces their Runaways for the upcoming Hulu series
Marvel’s has announced casting for the six young actors starring in Marvel’s Runaways. No word on the parents yet, but here are your main six.
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) as Chase Stein, and Allegra Acosta (100 Things to do Before High School, Just Add Magic) as Molly Hernandez.
While most of them are relative newcomers, executive producer and Head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb says they’ve created a fun and chemistry that’s made Marvel “excited to bring these beloved characters to life”.
Brian K. Vaughn, Runaways comic co-creator and executive consultant for Marvel’s Runaways added that they’ve assembled a “perfect cast of amazing actors, all of whom embody the spirit of their characters more than I ever could have imagined.”
This cast may not have the name recognition of other Marvel properties on television, but it sure sounds like everyone’s feeling very positive about the project.
No word yet on a premiere date. You can read the full press release on Marvel.com.