❉ “Spoooooooooon!” Amazon greenlight full series for Ben Edlund’s comic book creation ‘The Tick’
Amazon has officially ordered The Tick to series on the Prime Video streaming service, Jamie Lovett at comicbook.com reports.
The pilot for The Tick starred Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy), Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara Martinez (Jane the Virgin) and Brendan Hines (Scorpion). The Tick is executive produced by Ben Edlund (Supernatural), Barry Josephson (Bones) and Barry Sonnenfeld (A Series of Unfortunate Events), directed by Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight), and written by Edlund.
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Amazon also ordered novel adaptation I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Damme’s dramedy Jean-Claude Van Johnson to series.
“These pilots were vast in scope, disruptive in tone, challenging in story and sometimes even funny,” said Joe Lewis, Head of Half-Hour Series, Amazon Studios in a statement to the press. “It’s rewarding to see customers embrace them in such a huge way. We can’t wait to premiere these series next year on Prime Video.”
The Tick will premiere on Prime Video in 2017. The Tick is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television.
❉ Source: The Tick Ordered To Series By Amazon, comicbook.com