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Koala Man: Animated Series From Rick & Morty Creator Coming to Hulu

    Australia will never be safe again! Introducing, Koala Man, Australia’s new resident superhero. While the rest of the world has cool superheroes, the same could not be said about Australia. Koala Man will be on Hulu, get ready for a slew of down under jokes and jabs at the the superhero genre.

    Kevin is a divorced dad stuck in a dull job at the council. But at night, clad in a koala mask, he’s a superhero on a mission to rid the streets of petty crime, loiterers, litterers and local kids who looks dodgy at the park.

    Developed by Michael Cusack, Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez, Koala Man is an adult animated series that centers on a suburban Australian man who spends his days as your regular family man, but moonlights as the titular crime-fighting superhero vigilante.

    Hernandez and Samit’s television credits include Central Park, One Day at a Time, The Tick, Super Fun Night, and 1600 Penn. They wrote the pilot and executive produce the new Disney Channel superhero comedy series Ultra Violet & Blue Demon. The duo are currently developing multiple shows under their overall deal with 2oth Television. Hernandez and Samit’s  upcoming feature projects include MGM’s Addams Family 2 and STX’s Night Wolf. They are repped by 3Arts, UTA and Jackoway Tyerman.

    Hulu has ordered eight episodes of the family comedy, in which the patriarch (voiced by Cusack) lives a not-so-secret identity of Koala Man, an Australian suburban superhero with no powers but a burning passion to snuff out petty crime and bring order to the community.

    Tony M.