LONDON — Everyone’s favourite spoof superhero — who’s getting a pilot for a new Amazon Prime show — has a new name to put with his blue, lycra-covered face.
The Tick, a muscular parody superhero created by Ben Edlund, will be played by British actor Peter Serafinowicz in Amazon’s reboot, Deadline Hollywood reports.
Serafinowicz has appeared in a variety of British and US films and television series, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Sean of the Dead, Parks and Recreation and Doctor Who.
He’ll be joining Barry Josephson, Griffin Newman and Valorie Curry, who have also been cast. …