Comedic superhero The Tick will be coming soon to Amazon. The online retailer and video streaming service has picked up a pilot for a possible new live action series.
The Tick came from the world of bloack and white comic books to TV in an 90’s cartoon and later a cult favorite live action series starring Patrick Warburton. The soon cancelled FOX series lasted only 9 episodes but remains a fan favorite to this day.
Deadline reports that the lead role of the Tick will be recast, former live action tick star Patrick Warburton’s commitment to his current NBC series has him tied up and unavilable. Griffin Newman will play The Tick’s sidekick, Arthur Everest, with Valorie Curry playing Arthur’s sister Dot Everest.
Tick creator Ben Edlund will write and executive produce. No release date has been mentioned.