Marvel's been quiet about the Patton Oswalt and see the supervillain dealing with "a midlife crisis."it's making for Hulu for a while, but now it's lifted the lid on the one featuring M.O.D.O.K. Due out this year, it'll star
M.O.D.O.K. (a glorious acronym that stands for Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing) has apparently done a bad job of running evil organization A.I.M. and been booted from the group. His marriage and family life are falling apart as well.
His work rival (and fellow mad scientist) Monica Rappaccini will be played by Wendi McLendon-Covey from The Goldbergs, while A.I.M.'s new owner Austin Van Der Sleet will be played by Saturday Night Live's Beck Bennet. Jon Daly from Curb Your Enthusiasm will voice the android Super Adaptoid, and Veep's Sam Richardson will be M.O.D.O.K.'s underappreciated henchman Gary.
Marvel's major Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finishes up with its seventh season in the middle of the year.TV series -- like and -- are mostly coming only to , but the M.O.D.O.K. announcement is a nice reminder that the streaming service isn't the only game in town. Earlier this month, ABC boss Karey Burke said she's in talks with Marvel Studios chief about creating a new show after
First published at 5 a.m. PT.
Updated at 5:40 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.