Back in May, Hulu announced a couple of new live-action Marvel series, including one based on the popular character Ghost Rider. Now, it appears that won’t be happening after all as the Ghost Rider series will reportedly not be moving forward a the streamer, according to Deadline.
- Deadline sites a “creative impasse” as the reason for Hulu not moving forward with the superhero series.
- Marvel’s Ghost Rider is executive produced by Stephen Lightfoot, who was also to serve as showrunner, along with Paul Zbyszewski and Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb.
- At this time, it’s not clear if the series will be shopped elsewhere or just scrapped altogether.
- The other series, titled Helstrom, is reportedly still on track for a 2020 premiere.
- Helstrom is about Daimon and Ana Helstrom who are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.
- The series would join Marvel’s Runaways and the upcoming animated series Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K, Marvel’s Hit-Monkey, Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show and Marvel’s Howard The Duck.
- Each of these new series are set to premiere in 2020.
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- A high school dance group recreated Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame in a marvelous dance routine.
- The Saturn Awards are designed to honor the best films and television series in science fiction, fantasy and horror and the 45th awards had Disney fingerprints all over them. Avengers: Endgame in particular was all over this year’s awards, earning 14 nominations.
- Avengers: Endgame director Joe Russo and his production company AGBO, have created a fantasy football league in which 14 Marvel stars will play to raise oney and awareness for their own respective charities.
- Some new information was recently shared on the renovation of Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel at Disneyland Paris.