It’s time to meet the Runaways!
The upcoming Hulu series about a group of six gifted teenagers who band together to bring their supervillain parents to justice will consist of cast members Rhenzy Felix as Alex Wilder, Lyrica Okano as Nico Minoru, Virginia Gardner as Karolina Dean, Ariela Barer as Gert Yorkes, Gregg Sulkin as Chase Stein and Allegra Acosta as Molly Hernandez. The character descriptions are as follows:
Alex Wilder is a loud-and-proud nerd. Admittedly a bit of a loner, Alex spends much of his free-time playing video games, but deep down, what he wants most is to reunite his childhood group of friends.
Nico Minoru – tough, intelligent, and independent – embodies teenage angst. A budding “Wiccan,” Nico’s carefully crafted goth appearance isolates her from her peers and family, but maybe what she really needs is someone to talk to.
Karolina Dean – model-perfect exterior with a lot going on behind her professionally whitened smile. Is burdened by the lotty expectations and responsibilities put upon her by her parents. Underneath her veneer of privilege and perfection, Karolina is experiencing a newfound eagerness to explore her identity and pursue her own desires.
Gert Yorkes is a purple-haired, bespectacled, contemporary riot girl. Never passing up a moment to stand on a soapbox, Gert sometimes wields her persona as a brash social justice warrior to mask her true feelings.
Chase Stein is a lacrosse-playing, high school heartthrob. While many write him off as a dumb jock, Chase exhibits flashes of untapped brillance in engineering, not unlike his wildly successful father’s.
Molly Hernandez, the youngest and most innocent member of her friend group, is known for her peppy positivity and a deep yearning to belong.
Although Molly’s last name in the television series is Hernandez, she is known by Molly Hayes in the comics and was also a mutant.
As of yet, no release date has been announced for the series.
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