The Mysterious Benedict Society was once slated to be an original series at Hulu. But last fall, the adaptation of Trenton Lee Stewart‘s book series shifted over to Disney+. The series follows Tony Hale (Veep) as eccentric narcoleptic Mr. Benedict as he recruits a team of orphans to stop his twin brother from creating a global crisis. It feels like Wes Anderson’s version of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Read More »
Tony Hale has found his next leading role.
The Arrested Development and Veep actor will star in The Mysterious Benedict Society, a live-action television adaptation of author Trenton Lee Stewart’s bestselling books which follow a group of orphans who go undercover at a boarding school. The series was originally developed at Hulu, but has since shifted to another platform under the Disney umbrella: according to a new press release, the show will air on Disney+ next year. Get more details below. Read More »
In this edition of TV Bits:
- Tony Hale will star in Hulu’s The Mysterious Benedict Society.
- The original creative team is down for Lucifer season 6 (if Netflix wants it).
- The Da Vinci Code-inspired TV series has found its Robert Langdon.
- Gina Torres is one of The Brides of Dracula.
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