Hulu Orders New Animated Series “Crossing Swords” With “X-Men” Star Nicholas Hoult

According to Deadline, Hulu has ordered a 10-episode series, Crossing Swords, a stop-motion animated comedy from Robot Chicken executive producers John Harvatine IV and Tom Root.

What’s happening:

  • Hulu has reportedly ordered a 10-episode stop-motion comedy called Crossing Swords.
  • Crossing Swords will come from Robot Chicken producer Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and will be distributed by Sony Pictures Television.
  • The new animated series is set to premiere on Hulu in 2020.
  • The series will feature the voice talents of:
    • Nicholas Hoult
    • Luke Evans
    • Seth Green
    • Breckin Meyer
    • Tony Hale
    • Wendi McClendon-Covey
    • Adam Pally
    • Adam Ray
    • Tara Strong
    • Alanna Ubach

The Plot:

  • Hoult plays Patrick, “a goodhearted peasant who lands a coveted squire position at the royal castle. His dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when he learns his beloved kingdom is run by a hornet’s nest of horny monarchs, crooks and charlatans. Even worse, Patrick’s valor made him the black sheep in his family, and now his criminal siblings have returned to make his life hell. War, murder, full frontal nudity—who knew brightly colored peg people led such exciting lives?”