Josh Hutcherson is headed for a tiny screen.
The Hunger Games star has been tapped to topline Hulu comedy commander Future Man, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Hutcherson’s prolongation company, Turkeyfoot, has also boarded a comedy and will produce.
Future Man, from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, chronicles a janitor by day, world-ranked gamer by night who is tasked with preventing a annihilation of humans after puzzling visitors from a destiny announce him to be a pivotal to defeating a approaching super-race invasion.
Hutcherson will star as a lead, Josh Futturman. The impression still lives during home with his parents, and has a dead-end pursuit as a janitor during a passionate illness investigate core called Devlin. Because of a delicate adolescence, Josh is socially inept, has low self-respect and can’t proceed women. The usually thing he excels during is Cybergeddon, a video diversion set in a dystopian destiny where his character, Future Man, has a tip ranking in a world. When Josh beats a final level, he’s visited by characters from a diversion who explain it is a training primer and he’s been comparison to transport behind in time and assistance them save a world. Is he ready? Absolutely not.
From Sony Pictures Television, Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures and Matt Tolmach Productions. Kyle Hunter and Ariel Schaffir (Rogen’s Sausage Party) will coop a book and exec furnish with Rogen, Goldberg, James Weaver and Matt Tolmach. Rogen and Goldberg will also approach a pilot.
Hutcherson’s credits embody a Hunger Games franchise, The Kids Are All Right, Journey to a Center of a Earth and the supplement as good as Bridge to Terabithia. He’s repped by CAA, manager Rick Beddingfield and profession Adam Kaller. He many recently finished The Disaster Artist and The Long Home.