Amazon Prime’s wildly successful pilot for The Tick has officially spawned a full season order, and its first trailer is now online. The series debuts on August 25th, with Peter Serafinowicz in the title role with Griffin Newman, and Valorie Curry.
Patrick Warburton, who headlined the previous live-action take on The Tick, executive produces along with Ben Edlund, Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld. Edlund, who created The Tick, is also writing the new series. In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, the new The Tick series follows an underdog accountant with zero powers who comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.