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TV News Roundup: ‘Daily Show’s’ Michelle Wolf Lands First Comedy Special
In today’s roundup, “Daily Show” correspondent Michelle Wolf will appear in her first comedy special, while Robert Craighead is joining “Future Man” at Hulu and Caroline Cav…
By Erin Nyren

Robert Craighead will join Josh Hutcherson and Haley Joel Osment in the new Hulu comedy series “Future Man” as LAPD Detective Vincent Skarsgaard. The 13-episode half-hour series follows Hutcherson as a janitor by day/gamer by night who is recruited to save humanity from extinction via time travel. “Future Man” is executive produced by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Matt Tolmach and James Weaver and written by “Sausage Party” executive producer duo Ariel Shaffir and Kyle Hunter, along with Howard Overman.

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Future Man Starring Josh Hutcherson Snags 13-Episode Order at Hulu
Let’s face it, Future Man, the odds were for ever in your favor before the pilot was greenlit. Hulu announced on Friday that it has placed a 13-episode series order for the half-hour comedy s…
By Michael Ausiello

Let’s face it, Future Man, the odds were for ever in your favor before the pilot was greenlit.

Hulu announced on Friday that it has placed a 13-episode series order for the half-hour comedy starring Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson. The project, whose exec producers include Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, follows a janitor by day/gamer by night who is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity. The story was conceived by Sausage Partyscribes Ariel Shaffir and Kyle Hunter, as well as Howard Overman (Merlin)

The cast also includes Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings), Derek Wilson (Preacher), Ed Begley Jr. (St. Elsewhere) and Glenne Headly (The Night Of).

Hulu is eyeing a 2017 launch date for Future Man.

Future Man has been picked up!

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Red Band Trailer: ‘Sausage Party’ - Aug 12

Directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter, and Ariel Shaffir, with the voices of Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, David Krumholtz, Nick Kroll, Michael Cera, Craig Robinson, Bill Hader, Anders Holm, Paul Rudd, and Danny McBride

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Josh Hutcherson To Headline ‘Future Man’ Hulu Comedy Pilot From Seth Rogen
By Nellie Andreeva

The Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson is set as the lead in Future Man, Hulu’s half-hour comedy pilot from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Hutcherson also is producing via his Turkeyfoot production company.

Written by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir and executive produced by Matt Tolmach, the high-concept comedy centers on Josh Futterman (Hutcherson) a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night who is tasked with preventing the extinction of humans after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion. Sony Pictures TV is the studio.

Hutcherson most recently appeared in Mockingjay – Part 2 and just completed production on The Disaster Artist and drama The Long Home. He is repped by CAA, manager Ric Beddingfield and attorney Adam Kaller.

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'Future Man,' From Seth Rogen and Starring Josh Hutcherson, Ordered to Series at Hulu
The half-hour comedy marks the first for exec producers Rogen and Evan Goldberg and hails from Sony Pictures Television.

Hulu is headed to the future with Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Josh Hutcherson.

The streaming service has handed out a series order to Future Man, a 13-episode half-hour comedy from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg with a cast boasting Josh Hutcherson and Eliza Coupe.

Rogen and Goldberg (Sausage Party, This Is the End, Preacher, Superbad), Matt Tolmach (Spider-Man, Jumanji, Rock That Body) and James Weaver (This Is the End, Neighbors, Preacher) exec produce the comedy that follows a janitor by day/gamer by night who is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity.

The series was written by executive producers Ariel Shaffir and Kyle Hunter (Sausage Party, The Night Before) and Howard Overman, with the teleplay by Shaffir and Hunter. Future Man marks the first half-hour television comedy from Rogen and Goldberg, who directed the pilot from Sony Pictures Television.

Hutcherson (The Hunger Games, The Kids Are Alright) stars as Josh Futterman, an uninspired and dejected gamer who quickly becomes earth’s unlikely hero. Hutcherson also serves as a producer on the series and stars opposite Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings), Derek Wilson (Rogen and Goldberg’s AMC drama Preacher), Ed Begley Jr. (St. Elsewhere) and Glenne Headly (Don Jon).

For Hulu, Future Man joins a growing roster of scripted comedies including Golden Globe nominee Casual, The Mindy Project andDifficult People — all of which are produced by outside studios.