“Fear not, citizens. He’s on his way.” Today, Amazon announced their upcoming reboot of The Tick will premiere this summer.
Based on Ben Edlund’s long-running comic, the comedy tells the story of an eccentric superhero (Peter Serafinowicz) who fights crime with his sidekick, Arthur (Griffin Newman). The original series ran on FOX for one season in 2001. The new cast includes Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry, and Brendan Hines.
The Tick is set to debut on Amazon on August 25th.
Check out the announcement below:
About The Tick
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.
The Tick will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, August 25. The series is created by Ben Edlund, and the cast includes Peter Serafinowicz (“The Tick”), Griffin Newman, and Valorie Curry.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of the original Tick series? Will you watch the Amazon reboot?