Hulu Sets Seth Rogan, Evan Goldberg Comedy Series

Hulu has greenlit to series a new half-hour comedy series from Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg, the streaming service said Friday.

The series, Future Man, follows a janitor by day/gamer by night (Josh Hutcherson) who is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity, said company officials.

The series also stars Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings), Derek Wilson (Preacher), Ed Begley Jr. (St. Elsewhere) and Glenne Headly (Don Jon).

Rogan and Goldberg will serve as executive producers along with Matt Tolmach and James Weaver and will debut on Hulu in 2017.

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