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"They're teenagers. The last thing they're interested in is what their parents are up to."
Catherine Wilder to Geoffrey Wilder[src]

Marvel's Runaways, or simply Runaways, is a television series that star the team of the same name. It is produced by Marvel Television and airs on Hulu.

On August 17, 2016, the series was officially ordered by Hulu.[1] The first season premiered on November 21, 2017.

On January 8, 2018, the series was renewed for a second season.[2] It will premiere on December 21, 2018.

Season Synopses

Season One

Runaways Premiere Poster

Season One

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. But what if they really were? When six L.A. teens stumble onto a terrible secret, they realize their parents have been lying to them all their lives. But what are their parents after? And why? While the kids investigate, the adults start to wonder if their kids are hiding secrets of their own. The parents close in on the truth just as the kids uncover a plan with devastating consequences. Now, this unlikely crew of teenagers must band together to stop their parents before it’s too late.[3]

Season Two

Runaways Season 2 - Poster

Season Two

The Runaways have left their homes (and evil parents) behind and now have to learn to live on their own. As they scavenge for food, search for shelter, and take care of one another, our kids begin to realize that, for better or worse, they’re stuck with each other. And it’s up to them to take down PRIDE once and for all. But someone sent a mysterious message to Jonah… Is there a mole in the Runaways? Meanwhile PRIDE is focused on finding their children, and Jonah has his own dangerous plan in mind.[4]

Cast

Starring Cast

Recurring Cast

Behind the Scenes

In 2008, Marvel Studios began developing a script based the comic series Runaways.[6] In May 2010, Drew Pearce was reported to be writing the film.[7] Runaways was planned for Phase Two, but the film was later dropped when Marvel decided replaced it by Guardians of the Galaxy.[8]

On August 2016, it was announced on Marvel's website that Runaways would be a Hulu series with Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage as showrunners.[9] On February 2017, Marvel announced the casting of the series.[10][11] The production of the series started in February 2017, under the working title "Rugrats".[12] On May 2017, Siddhartha Khosla was hired to score the series.[13]

Jeph Loeb described Runaways as "The O.C. of the Marvel Cinematic Universe".[14]

References

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