Watch 'Marvel's Runaways' on Hulu November 21!

Fan excitement is reaching fever pitch as “Marvel’s Runaways” nears its debut on Hulu next week. Based on the celebrated comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, “Runaways” follows six teens who find out their parents are part of a super villain team called the Pride. It’s time to get to know these legendary families and talk to the actors who are bringing “Runaways” to life.

Marvel.com spoke with to Rhenzy Feliz, who plays Alex Wilder; Angel Parker, who plays Catherine Wildere; and Ryan Sands, who plays Geoffrey Wilder. We talked to the Wilder family about their relationship and what it’s like raising a moody teenager in the Marvel Universe.

Feliz told us how tragedy changed the Wilders. “Alex’s relationship with his parents at the start of the series was a very good relationship. He loves his parents and he understands what they do for him, but then as things go on, it deals with how a relationship forms or continues after you find something out like that.”

“A lot has happened to him. The death of a friend, especially one that you were close to, and this group that you were very close to. When you’re a teenager it’s hard enough, but to throw that into the mix,” said Parker. “People are trying on different identities in high school. You’re trying on different skins, different clothes, different makeup, different personalities, and that doesn’t work well with grief in the center of it. We understand why he’s moody, why he’s changed, his solitude. We want to pull him out, it is time. It’s time to get through this, which is how we begin, but it’s easier said than done.”

Alex’s change in personality might be partly why he gravitates to being the leader of the Runaways. “Everyone has their own distinct personalities within the characters, within the Runaways, but I think Alex organically takes the lead because he’s so calculating,” said Feliz. “He thinks about things a lot.”

Looking at it from a father’s perspective, Parker said it’s black and white in the show. “You just see all sides of the same story. Being able to go on that journey and see how Alex goes through it. The leader that he starts to become, finding himself, and then being in these relationships with his friends while also trying to get to the truth. We are proud that our son would do that in such a good way, until, you know, it affects us. But at least he’s a strong kid.”

As opposed to the other Pride parents, Geoffrey and Catherine have a warmth and a care that resonates between them. Sands attributed that to the Wilders’ working together. “Early in the season, we both pick each other up at crucial times. So, we’re still moving forward, we’re moving forward as a unit. When one’s down, the other one lifts them up. We continue to stay on track and to keep going forward with this mission that we’re on. It’s really fun to play. We don’t necessarily get a chance to see that all the time on TV.”

Parker agreed, “There’s a love and respect that the Wilders have for each other. You do get to see how the Wilders first met and how their relationship grows from there; they respect each other. They have each other’s back. Just to have a loving black couple on television, as an actor, I’m very proud to be a part of that. And Ryan and I get along and respect and love each other as well. So, when we come into a scene when we’re figuring out how these characters are going to interact with each other, we come from ourselves. We have a mutual respect and understanding that what’s best for us is best for everyone and we have the same goal to do this right.”

Parker and Sands agree that the Wilders’ support for each other is what makes them great Pride leaders. Parker said respect is the key, “Every now and then, if something is a little off, we’re real quick to check each other and be like ‘Hey hey. We’re doing this together, right? We’re doing this together and this is why we’re doing this. Let’s not forget that,’ which is a strong marriage in any realm. So maybe that helps with leading the Pride; people respect us because we respect each other.”

Get ready to run and learn more about the Wilders when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres its first three episodes exclusively on Hulu November 21! Be sure to follow @Runaways on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Runaways” Facebook page!

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Catch 'Marvel's Runaways' when it debuts only on Hulu November 21!

Fans of Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona’s comic RUNAWAYS will finally get to see the fan-favorite series come to life when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres the first three episodes next Tuesday, November 21, on Hulu.

Producers and co-showrunners Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, and Jeph Loeb talked with Marvel.com about bringing the Runaways to life, the characters, the setting, and of course, a genetically-engineered dinosaur.

Loeb was excited when talking about adapting the book for the small screen. “When we first started Marvel Television, which was not all that long ago, one of the things that we heard from our fans was these are the shows they’d really like to see. It’s kind of remarkable, how many of them we’ve actually been successful at bringing forward. And so, one of the real jewels in the crown, that people had in their top three, was ‘Marvel’s Runaways.’”

Savage admitted she was not a comic book person, but fell in love with the world that Vaughan and Alphona created. “I loved the characters. I love that it was set in LA. I love the strong female characters, the diversity.”

“Old Lace!” interjected Schwartz. “The dinosaur, the great cliffhangers at the end of every issue,” continued Savage.  “Just the voice and the level of humor. And it felt so exciting, the possibility of being able to bring it to life.”

Discussing the issues of transitioning from comics to TV, Loeb shared, “They’re very strong characters. The inherited material, with its incredibly diverse cast, allowed different voices and different points of view. And that the show was set in LA, that was something that was very different for us. Being able to take all those things and put them together, and actually find a network that was supportive to us as Hulu was, this has been not just a large challenge, but it has something that has been extremely successful in terms of its execution.”

Fans will appreciate that Vaughan was key to bringing his beloved characters to life. Schwartz said, “Having his endorsement, his encouragement, but also his ideas in the book, just empowered everybody to feel a lot of freedom in making sure we were still honoring the spirit of the original book, but also making it a show that could stand on its own.”

Location is a key character to “Runaways” and Savage was proud to showcase the city. “It was super important to us and we were thrilled that Marvel was supportive of actually shooting the show in Los Angeles, and they weren’t like ‘we want it feel like Los Angeles, but you have to shoot it in Atlanta or Vancouver.’ We got to shoot here. We’re out shooting on location more than fifty percent of the time.”

“We wanted to make sure that Los Angeles had as big a voice in terms of what it is that we’re doing,” said Loeb. “This is very much a group of different worlds and lifestyles and cultures.” The city acted as a metaphor for the characters. “Each of them has a very diverse background; each of them have parents that come not just from where we originally find them, but where they originally started. How that affects them, what that background does to them, and what the city does to them; all of those things meld really nicely into telling a story that we’re hopefully going to be able to tell for a very long time.”

Schwartz talked about the role adults play in the television version of “Marvel’s Runaways.” “I’m now a parent—we’re now adults, in a way that we weren’t when we first starting doing those shows. So, we certainly relate to the parents as well. That was something that was really important to us; we’ve got to slow down the story in the comic and really dig in.”

Savage seconded Schwartz’s views on incorporating the parents. “I think that was something that Brian really responded to when he was in the room with us, that the parents don’t get the deep dive in the same way that the kids do in the comic. This was an opportunity for him to do that and to sort of think about those relationships. Not just with the kids, with their own kids, but with each other and the dynamics inside Pride in a way that hadn’t really been explored in the comic.”

“As anyone who reads Marvel comics will tell you, it’s actually more important that you understand the people that are inside the mask, as opposed to the mask and the cowl or anything else like that. If you don’t care about the people themselves, then all the special effects in the world—except for the dinosaur—aren’t really going to have you tune in every week.”

Loeb hopes viewers will be invested in the story’s characters. “And so, we need you to care about not just the kids, but the parents, and the predicament, and the show, and the adventure, and the humor. And we think that Josh and Stephanie have really delivered on this in a big way.”

Get ready to run when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres its first three episodes exclusively on Hulu November 21! Be sure to follow @Runaways on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Runaways” Facebook page!

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The first three episodes debut on Hulu on November 21.

The November 21 premiere of “Marvel’s Runaways” is just around the corner, and now the final key art for the new Hulu series has been revealed.

Check out the gallery below to see the new poster — depicting all of the core Runaways together — plus the six individual character-specific posters that recently were released and hint at the abilities and weapons the young heroes make use of.

Get ready to run when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres its first three episodes exclusively on Hulu November 21! Be sure to follow @Runaways on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Runaways” Facebook page!

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What if everything you thought you knew, you didn’t know at all?

We’ve all been waiting with baited breath to see Alex, Gert, Nico, Molly, Karolina, and Chase come to life on screen. We’re officially less than a month away from the highly-anticipated “Marvel’s Runaways” premiering exclusively on Hulu November 21! Today we’re getting an extended look at our beloved Runaways and their evil parents in a brand new trailer above!

Between glowing, sparkly skin, a menacing Old Lace and a badass Staff of One, we get a glimpse of our beloved Runaways repairing their friendships, what their parents (the Pride) are capable of, your typical teenaged angst and more.

Get ready to run when “Marvel’s Runaways” premieres its first three episodes exclusively on Hulu November 21! Be sure to follow @Runaways on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Runaways” Facebook page!

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The highly-anticipated series premieres exclusively on Hulu November 21!

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil, what if they actually are? Check out this early look at “Marvel’s Runaways,” a Hulu original series, above!

After discovering their parents are super-villains in disguise, a group of teenagers band together to run away from their homes in order to atone for their parents’ actions and to discover the secrets of their origins.

Take a look at the Runaways and the Pride.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Runaways” and Marvel Television!

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Snag limited edition posters from your favorite shows at Marvel booth #1354!

Hello Marvelites! Marvel Television is storming into New York Comic-Con this week Thursday, October 5 to Sunday, October 8, in full force, bringing brand new series, including “Marvel’s Runaways” and “The Gifted;” and returning with an all-time fan favorite, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” and its hugely popular Marvel Animation panel!

The Marvel Booth #1354 will host an incredible line-up of talent, awesome giveaways, exclusive authograph signing sessions; not to mention that Lockjaw, everyone’s favorite 2,000-pound teleporting Bulldog from “Marvel’s Inhumans” will be at the booth for photo-ops throughout the weekend! Convention goers, don’t forget to snag limited edition posters from your favorite shows including, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (art by Stonehouse), “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” (art by Joe Quesada), “Marvel’s Runaways” (art by Adrian Alphona, Craig Yeung and Christina Strain), and “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” (art by Elizabeth Torque). Check out the gallery above!

If that wasn’t enough, head outside of the Javits Center to the Freeform activation zone, where “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” will be offering up a unique fan experience from the highly-anticipated series.

Below is Marvel Television’s full schedule:

Friday, October 6

Marvel’s Runaways

Javits Convention Center Main Stage – 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM

“Marvel’s Runaways” makes a fresh landing in New York as Jeph Loeb, joins the stellar cast and executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage to let you in on some of the secrets and mysteries of the highly-anticipated, new Hulu Original Series, “Marvel’s Runaways.” You won’t want to miss this fun-filled panel featuring exclusive footage. And be sure to catch Season One of “Marvel’s Runaways” when it premieres on Hulu, November 21, 2017.

Saturday, October 7

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

The Theater at Madison Square Garden – 2:00 PM- 3:15 PM

Join Jeph Loeb, in celebrating Season Five of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” with the entire cast as they come together to Madison Square Garden, for the very first time, with an action-packed panel, Q&A and never-before-seen footage. This is the one you’ve been waiting for!

Sunday, October 8

MARVEL ANIMATION PRESENTS

Room 1A06 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cort Lane (Marvel’s SVP Animation & Family Entertainment) and a super team-up of Marvel talent share surprise reveals and exclusive announcements you won’t want to miss! Lane will also preview development work on their landmark new series – “Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther Quest.” Plus, never-before-seen footage from the animated series “Marvel’s Spider-Man” and “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” (even previewing Season 3, Mission: Breakout!).

THE GIFTED

Javits Convention Center Main Stage,  2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

From 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, “The Gifted” tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.  Executive-produced by Matt Nix, Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory and Len Wiseman. Join series stars and producers for an exclusive first-look of the second episode from the fall’s critically acclaimed new family adventure series which will air Mondays on FOX.

MARVEL TELEVISION AUTOGRAPH SIGNING SCHEDULE:

Please note that signings are ticketed events and passes will be available on a first-come, first-served lottery basis beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 at the Marvel Booth #1354.

Saturday, October 7

12:30 PM – Marvel’s Runaways Signing Event

5:00 PM – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Signing Event

Sunday, October 8

10:30 AM – The Gifted Signing Event

Join the conversation using #MarvelNYCC. Stay tuned to www.marvel.com for all the breaking news from Marvel Television at New York Comic-Con. Follow @Marvel on Twitter and “like” Marvel on Facebook for minute-by-minute updates on all things in the MCU.

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The highly-anticipated series premieres exclusively on Hulu November 21!

“Marvel’s Runaways,” based on on the fan-favorite and groundbreaking comic book series, will be brought to life on Hulu this November 21 by the team behind “The O.C.” and “Gossip Girl,” Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, along with Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory. We’ve got your first look at the Runaways and their parents above!

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were?  “Marvel’s Runaways” is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents. The Hulu original series is based on the Marvel comics created by the award- team of Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. The book series has won an Eisner, a Harvey and was featured as one of the Young Adult Library Services Association’s best books for young adults.

Take a look at the Runaways and the Pride.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Runaways” and Marvel Television!

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Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka detail the original team's epic return!

One of the breakout hits of the early 2000s, RUNAWAYS exploded onto the scene and set a new precedent for young super groups across the Marvel Universe. Its team of relatable, plucky, young protagonists has lived long in the memory ever since—and much to our delight, the Runaways are entering the fray once more.

On November 21, the group makes their on-screen debut with “Marvel’s Runaways” on Hulu—and on September 13, the original cast returns in comic book form with RUNAWAYS #1, by writer Rainbow Rowell and artist Kris Anka!

We caught up with Rainbow and Kris to find out what’s happened to Nico, Karolina, Molly, Chase, Old Lace, and Gert since we saw them last.

Marvel.com: We’ve seen Nico go through a lot lately (most notably with A-Force and Ulysses)—what kind of mindset will she be in at the start of issue #1?

Rainbow Rowell: We’ve seen more of Nico in the Marvel Universe than any of the other Runaways—and she’s been through so much trauma. (I mean, she was a prisoner on Murderworld.) Then, just when she started to find some stability with A-Force, she lost them, too. When we meet Nico in RUNAWAYS #1, she’s alone and wondering where she fits—and still (always) struggling to understand her relationship to her own power. That’s a core theme for Nico: she wields great power, but she doesn’t understand it. It just dropped in her lap. And it comes with all these painful limitations.

Marvel.com: When we last saw Karolina, the Runaways were going through a difficult time. What’s she been up to recently?

Rainbow Rowell: I feel like Karolina is the stealth Runaway. We know the least about what her life has been like since the book ended. But we do know that she has a girlfriend—Julie Power. When we meet up with Karolina again, she’s been doing a lot of emotional work to make peace with her past. (Having super villain parents, betraying them, causing interstellar disasters, etc.) She’s doing her best to move forward, which means leaving the life she had with the Runaways behind.

Marvel.com: Molly’s a mutantwhere has that taken her over the last few years? Can you describe her headspace these days?

Rainbow Rowell: Molly is living off the super hero grid. She’s living with a loving guardian, who’s trying to let her have a normal tweenhood. I think Molly’s reunion was one of the most fun to write—because she just really misses everybody.

Marvel.com: Chase often served as the friendly, upbeat member of the group. Will we see more of that from him? How has he been impacted by his recent experiences?

Kris Anka: Yes, definitely [he was the upbeat teammate]. We pick up with Chase looking to bring his family back together. I think he’s been through a lot of trauma over the past few years and I think that’s made him feel a bit rudderless and desperate to find something to drive him again. Rebuilding his Runaways helps with that a lot.

Marvel.com: Old Lace—the Runaways’ favorite dinosaur! How has she gotten along without Gert? Does she still have a telepathic link with Chase?

Kris Anka: I feel like she’s been doing alright. She’s missed Gert a lot, of course, but knowing that Chase would also do anything for Gert has given Old Lace someone to bond with. But she’s immensely glad to have her Arsenic back.

Marvel.com: Without giving too much away, can you tease anything about how Gert comes back to life? After being dead for so long, what kind of state will we find her in?

Kris Anka: Well, it hasn’t been too long for her. She’s going to be dealing a lot with how, to her, it has felt like a quick nap. It’s quite a shock for her. As for a tease, you’re not going to have to wait long to find out how!

Marvel.com: How’s your experience been resurrecting such a popular series?

Rainbow Rowell: Oh, I hope people are looking forward to it. Fortunately we’ve managed not to focus too much on people’s expectations…I had the arc written before the series was announced. And when I’m working with Kris, we’re just really focused on the characters. (We were both huge fans of the original series by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, so we hit the ground running.) It’s been such a gift for me to collaborate with someone who’s as invested as I am in this story. I can talk to Kris in minute detail about these characters—and he’s right there with me. It feels like we’re making this book for the Runaways.

Kris Anka: It was hugely daunting. It actually took some convincing to get me on board with this, honestly [Laughs]. Having grown up on this book, it wasn’t something I wanted to mess up. It’s been a great book to work on though. It feels a lot like meeting up with old friends again.

“Marvel’s Runaways” debuts on Hulu this November 21! And on September 13, Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka present the original team in an all-new comics adventure with RUNAWAYS #1!

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The highly-anticipated series premieres exclusively on Hulu November 21!

Get ready to run! Actor Julian McMahon from “Dirk Gently,” is joining the cast of the highly-anticipated Hulu Original Series “Marvel’s Runaways” as Jonah. While his origins and ultimate intentions are unknown, McMahon will be a pivoltal player in the Runaways’ rebellion against their parents. Be sure to watch it exclusively on Hulu when it premieres on the streaming service, Tuesday, November 21!

“We’re incredibly excited to add Julian to our exceptional cast and we can’t wait to see what he brings to the world of Marvel’s Runaways,” said Executive Producers and Showrunners Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were?  “Marvel’s Runaways” is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents. The Hulu original series is based on the Marvel comics created by the award- team of Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. The book series has won an Eisner, a Harvey and was featured as one of the Young Adult Library Services Association’s best books for young adults.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Runaways” and Marvel Television!

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New series to debut on Hulu in the winter!

Hulu has officially picked up “Marvel’s Runaways” in its first series order with Marvel Television, and we’ve got your first look at the cast right here!

The fan-favorite and groundbreaking comic book series will be brought to life on Hulu by the team behind “The O.C.” and “Gossip Girl,” Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Schwartz and Savage will serve as Co-Showrunners/writers and will executive produce the series along with Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.

“Marvel’s Runaways” is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe–their parents. The popular classic explores the younger side of the Marvel Universe in a new coming of age action series that will premiere on Hulu in the winter.

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