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Josh Hutcherson’s ‘Future Man’ Ordered to Series at Hulu

Comedy is executive produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg

The half-hour comedy “Future Man,” starring Josh Hutcherson, has been ordered to series at Hulu.

The “Hunger Games” alum stars in the series as Josh Futturman, a socially inept janitor who is also a world-ranked gamer. When Josh beats the final level of Cybergeddon, he’s visited by characters from the video game who claim it’s a training manual and he’s been selected to travel back in time and help them save the world.

“Sausage Party” duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg serve as executive producers on the series, alongside Matt TolmachJames Weaver, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir. Shaffir and Hunter wrote the pilot.

The series comes to Hulu from Sony Pictures Television; Seth Rogen‘s Point Grey Pictures; Matt Tolmach Productions; and Hutcherson’s production company, Turkeyfoot.

The series is set to premiere in 2017 and will join Hulu’s slate of originals, which includes “The Path,” “Difficult People,” “Casual,” “The Mindy Project” and the upcoming series “Chance,” “Shut Eye” and “The Handmaid’s Tale.”