The Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe are chock-full of mostly adult superheroes, but streaming services are letting the younger roster of super-powered comic book characters take the spotlight.
Marvel’s Runaways is returning for a second season on Hulu this winter while Titans is debuting on DC Universe later this month, and two new trailers have arrived to showcase what each of the superhero ensembles have in store for comic book fans. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 by Fred Topel
The Television Critics Association visited the set of Marvel’s Runaways, which featured a familiar home to readers of the comic books. Season 2 will find the Runaways taking shelter in The Hostel. The only difference is it’s no longer under the La Brea Tar Pits. It’s under Griffith Park.
Sitting on the set with graffiti-strewn walls, salvaged computer parts and a pair of sneakers dangling from a chandelier, the cast and creators of Hulu’s Marvel series discussed the second season. Picking up no more than 36 hours after the season finale, Josh Schwartz said the pace of season 2 ramps up from the leisurely first.
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