Hulu has a lot in store for the new year. The streaming service just released previews for their winter 2019 lineup, which includes new seasons of Future Man and Marvel’s Runaways.
The upcoming months will also feature new series like the Aidy Bryant comedy Shrill (March 15th) and the middle school comedy PEN15 (February 8th).
See Hulu‘s full winter 2019 lineup below:
Episode Count: 13
Premiere Date: All Episodes, December 21
Cast: Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin, Allegra Acosta, Annie Wersching, Ryan Sands, Angel Parker, Ever Carradine, James Marsters, Kevin Weisman, Brigid Brannagh, James Yaegashi, Brittany Ishibashi, Kip Pardue and Julian McMahon.
Crew: Marvel’s Runaways is executive produced by series co-showrunners/writers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The O.C. and Gossip Girl) along with Marvel’s Head of Television and Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger). Fake Empire’s Lis Rowinski will produce as well. Marvel’s Runaways is a co-production with Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios.
Synopsis: The Runaways have left their homes (and evil parents) behind and now have to learn to live on their own. As they scavenge for food, search for shelter, and take care of one another, our kids begin to realize that, for better or worse, they’re stuck with each other. And it’s up to them to take down PRIDE once and for all. But someone sent a mysterious message to Jonah… Is there a mole in the Runaways? Meanwhile PRIDE is focused on finding their children, and Jonah has his own dangerous plan in mind.
INTO THE DARK: NEW YEAR, NEW YOU
Premiere Date: Friday, December 28 (Episode 4)
Cast: Suki Waterhouse, Carly Chaikin, Melissa Bergland, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Isabella Acres, Michelle Haro, Bianca Lopez and Mia Clyburn
Crew: Written by Adam Gaines and Sophia Takal; directed by Sophia Takal
Synopsis: In the era of “self-care” mania, a group of millennial friends gather for a girls’ night reunion on New Year’s Eve to reconnect and reminiscence. But as they begin to rehash old memories and revisit an old party game of “Never, Have I Ever,” gripes and secrets they’ve been harboring manifest in nefarious and surprising ways.
Episode Count: 13
Premiere Date: All Episodes, January 11
Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson and Haley Joel Osment
Crew: Future Man is created and executive produced by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir (Sausage Party). Executive produced and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Executive produced by Matt Tolmach, James Weaver and Ben Karlin. Future Man is produced by Point Grey Pictures, Matt Tolmach Productions and Turkeyfoot Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.
Synopsis: Season two picks up in 2162, and Josh, Wolf, and Tiger learn that their season one mission to stop the cure from getting out didn’t work. In this timeline, Stu Camillo is now in power, having created the cure, and launched a plan to relocate humanity to Mars. A shadowy organization called the Pointed Circle seeks to recruit Josh to take Stu down – but are they the good guys, or is Stu? As Wolf quickly acclimates to the strange customs of this time, Tiger struggles with her Biotic identity and searches for an escape. Josh unites the team in an epic plan to save the world, but their time-traveling catches up to them, and they must reckon with their choices and what to do next.
INTO THE DARK: DOWN
Premiere Date: Friday, February 1 (Episode 5)
Cast: Natalie Martinez, Matt Lauria, Arnie Pantoja, Diane Sellers and Christina Leone
Crew: Written by Kent Kubena and directed by Daniel Stamm
Synopsis: A pair of office of workers get trapped in an elevator over a long Valentine’s Day weekend, but what at first promises to be a romantic connection turns dangerous and horrifying in this Blumhouse mash-up of rom-com and horror film genres.
Episode Count: 10
Premiere Date: All Episodes, February 8
Cast: Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle
Crew: The series is created, written, and executive produced by Maya Erskine , Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman who also directed multiple episodes. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone & Becky Sloviter of Party Over Here, Shelley Zimmerman, Brett Bouttier, Jordan Levin & Joe Davola of AwesomenessTV, Marc Provissiero & Brooke Pobjoy from Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment, Debbie Liebling, and Gabe Liedman also serve as executive producers.
Synopsis: PEN15 is middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.
INTO THE DARK: TREEHOUSE
Premiere Date: Friday, March 1 (Episode 6)
Cast: Jimmi Simpson, Mary McCormack, Shaunette Renee Wilson, Maggie Lawson, Stephanie Beatriz, Julianna Guill, Michael Weston, Amanda Walsh, Sutton Foster, Cass Bugge
Crew: Written and directed by James Roday
Synopsis: This is the tale of celebu-chef, Peter Rake, who tries to escape a recent wave of negative tabloid exposure by retreating to his family’s vacation estate in the woods. But the ghosts of Peter’s past are everywhere and debts will be settled. Soon, he realizes that a woman’s place is anywhere that she chooses to be.
Episode Count: 6
Premiere Date: All Episodes, March 15
Cast: Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Luka Jones, Ian Owens and John Cameron Mitchell
Crew: The series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Elizabeth Banks, showrunner Ali Rushfield, Lindy West, Andrew Singer of Broadway Video and Max Handelman of Brownstone Productions. Ali Rushfield, Lindy West, and Aidy Bryant serve as co-writers. The series is produced by Warner Bros., Broadway Video, and Brownstone Productions. Warner Bros. will serve as the international distributor.
Synopsis: From Executive Producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks comes Shrill, a comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live) as Annie, a fat young woman who wants to change her life – but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, a sick parent, and a perfectionist boss.
Episode Count: 8
Premiere Date: Wednesday, March 20 (weekly)
Cast: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloe Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb and Calum Worthy
Crew: Based on the article “Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom To Be Murdered” by Michelle Dean, the series is written and executive produced by Michelle Dean and Nick Antosca alongside Greg Shephard and Britton Rizzio who also serve as executive producers.
Synopsis: The Act is a seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories. The first season follows Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.”
What do you think? Do you subscribe to Hulu? Which shows will you watch in 2019?