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Hulu picks up pilot for Seth Rogen and Evan Golberg’s ‘Future Man’

From the guys who brought you 'Sausage Party'...

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Aug 20, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 3:09 am CDT

The next series to get a green light at Hulu? Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Future Man

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Deadline reports that several outlets were vying to grab the half-hour comedy series. The script, written by frequent collaborators Ariel Shaffir and Kyle Hunter (they co-wrote the upcoming animated film Sausage Party with Goldberg and Rogen), was originally set to be a movie, after executive producer Matt Tolmach purchased it four years ago as part of a Sony movie deal. The script is now going to be shaped into a pilot, and focuses on a janitor/renowned gamer who must save the world from extinction. We’re guessing weed and dick jokes will also be involved. 

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A Hulu representative confirmed that the deal is happening. Future Man is the latest is a string of impressive titles for Hulu, from new comedy Difficult People and Jason Reitman’s upcoming Casual to the return of The Mindy Project

A premiere date has not been set for the pilot yet. 

H/T Deadline | Photo via Gage Skidmore/Flickr (CC BY SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Aug 20, 2015, 7:54 pm CDT