Amazon Renews ‘The Tick’ For Season 2
Fear not, fair citizens! Amazon Studios has announced ‘The Tick‘ will be returning to Amazon Prime for a 2nd Season!
Set in a world where superheroes have been real for decades, Arthur (Griffin Newman – ‘Search Party’), an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers, comes to suspect his city is owned by a global super-villain, The Terror (Jackie Earle Haley – ‘Watchmen’, ‘Preacher’) who has been long thought dead. As Arthur struggles to uncover the conspiracy he falls in league with a strange blue superhero – The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz – ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’). They launch into an adventure brimming with crazed arch-villains, blood-soaked vigilantes, and superhuman freakery.
The creator of the series, Ben Edlund (‘Firefly’, ‘Supernatural’, ‘Gotham’), will return for the 2nd season which will comprise of 10 episodes, and begin production in 2018 for a 2019 premiere on Prime Video. The show has received wide critical acclaim and at 93% is Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.
“Ben has created a resounding hit while Peter and Griffin have brought Tick and Arthur to indelible life,” said Sharon Yguado, Head of Scripted Series, Amazon Studios. “We can’t wait to bring fans more of the Tick universe soon.”
“I am so excited that Amazon wants to continue this wildly fruitful collaboration and that this amazing cast gets to stay together, and that we get to build this mythos further, wider, deeper, and taller,” adds Edlund. “We got a good ball of mud spinning with the right tilt of axis, I’m very happy we have this opportunity to keep peopling it.”
As previously announced, Amazon will premiere the highly anticipated second half of ‘The Tick‘ Season 1 on 23rd February 2018.