While Marvel TV’s Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Punisher, Jessica Jones and Defenders have been canceled at Netflix, new animated shows are coming to the Hulu streaming service.
Marvel TV announces animated shows with M.O.D.O.K., Hit Monkey, the Tigra & Dazzler Show, and Howard the Duck, with the series leading into a special animated event for Hulu, with Marvel’s The Offenders.
In Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., M.O.D.O.K, an egomaniacal supervillain with a really big head and a really little body, struggles to maintain control of his evil organization and his demanding family. The series comes from writers Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt, with Blum, Oswalt and Jeph Loeb serving as Executive Producers.
Marvel’s Hit Monkey tells the tale of a wronged Japanese snow monkey, mentored by the ghost of an American assassin, as he cuts a wide swath through the Tokyo underworld in this darkly cinematic and brutally funny revenge saga. The show about an assassin monkey comes from writers Josh Gordon and Will Speck, with Gordon, Speck and Jeph Loeb serving as Executive Producers.
In Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show, two woke superheroes and best friends, Tigra and Dazzler, fight for recognition among powered people who make up the eight million stories in Los Angeles. The series comes from writers Erica Rivinoja and Chelsea Handler, with Rivinoja, Handler, and Jeph Loeb serving as Executive Producers.
Regarding Marvel’s Howard the Duck, trapped in a world he never made, America’s favorite fighting fowl, Howard the Duck, hopes to return home with the help of his unstoppable gal pal Beverly before the evil Dr. Bong can turn him the crispiest dish on the menu. Thes series comes from writers Kevin Smith and Dave Willis, with Smith, Willis, and Jeph Loeb serving as Executive Producers.
Marvel’s The Offenders sees M.O.D.O.K., Dazzler, Tigra, Hit Monkey and Howard the Duck forced to team up in order to save the world and certain parts of the Universe. Jeph Loeb serves as Executive Producer, while writers and additional Executive Producers for the project will be announced at a later point.
“A giant head. A monkey. A tiger lady and a disco queen. And the duck. Brought together because no one else could but Marvel Television on Hulu. M.O.D.O.K., Hit Monkey, Tigra & Dazzler and Howard the Duck will form a team no one asked for — The Offenders (and wait until you see who the Team Leader is!)! We have such tremendous talent bringing amazing adult animation that’s fun, fresh and fantastic. We’re so excited for what’s to come!” exclaimed executive producer Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, in a statement.
(Note: Marvel TV is a separate company than Marvel Studios at Disney)