Marvel and Hulu have put in a series order for The Runaways from Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, Deadline reported.
The Runaways centers around a group of teenagers who discover that their parents are part of an evil organization.. The original comics were written by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona.
The series, Marvel’s Runaways will be written by Schwartz and Savage and “will tell the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents.”
“I’m a long-time fan of Runaways and couldn’t be more excited to bring Brian and Adrian’s characters to life,” Schwartz, who also created the FOX teen drama, The O.C. said.
Hulu Orders ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ — Dream project. Honored and excited to play in Brian K Vaughan’s sandbox! https://t.co/v3ZsiX3zPN
— Josh Schwartz (@JoshSchwartz76) August 17, 2016
“We’ve known the Runaways‘ story would make great television..and being lucky enough to have Josh and Stephanie — who have time and again created shows that speak so genuinely to this exact audience — write and produce the series is nothing short of remarkable,” Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb said.