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Superhero spoof The Tick is getting yet another incarnation, this one a live-action series on Amazon Prime Video starring Peter Serafinowicz. The pilot for the series came out a while back to positive reviews, and now the entire series on its way, with a trailer online in advance of the show’s Amazon Prime premiere next month.
What can one say about The Tick? It stars a superhero with a fondness for loud declarative statements and non-sequiturs who has a sidekick named Arthur who fights a rogues’ gallery of absurd villains. In this version of the franchise, superheroes have been a part of normal life for decades, and The Tick uncovers a conspiracy by which a supervillain has achieved ownership of The City.
You can watch the trailer for The Tick, somewhat chintzily billed as an “Amazon Prime Member Exclusive,” below. The series comes to Amazon Prime on August 25th, and you can check out the first episode and get more information from Amazon itself right here.