Amazon has released a new trailer for its upcoming new live-action TV reboot for The Tick. You can check out the new video for the upcoming series in the player below. Based on Ben Edlund’s comic book of the same name, the show later became a hit animated TV series that lasted for three seasons on Fox Kids. It later became a short lived but well-liked live-action TV series in 2001, starring Patrick Warburton as the titular character. Now, the dimwitted blue superhero gets revived with a new live-action TV series exclusively for Amazon Prime.
In the new Amazon Original series, underdog accountant Arthur Everest comes to realize that his city is under the control of a global super-villain who is to be believed long dead, The Terror. As he looks to uncover the conspiracy, he unwittingly falls in league with a strange blue superhero named The Tick.
The show stars Peter Serafinowicz as The Tick, Griffin Newman as Arthur, Valorie Curry, Jackie Earle Haley, Yara Martinez, Brendan Hines, Scott Speiser, and Michael Cerveris. The new show is created and executive produced by property’s original creator, Ben Edlund. It originally debuted as a pilot for Amazon before it got picked up to series. It also looks like Tick’s costume has been altered for the sake of the series version.
Per Amazon, The Tick Season 1 will be released in two parts of six episodes each. Part one will be released exclusively on Amazon Prime Video globally on Friday, August 25. Then Part 2 will be released in early 2018. It’s 2018 release will be revealed at a later time. You can also check out a new poster image below.