British actor Peter Serafinowicz to play The Tick, a parody comic character on Amazon’s new pilot.
Peter Serafinowicz who has starred in films and TV shows like Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy, Parks and recreation has been cast in the lead role for Amazon Prime’s next Pilot.
The actor will be playing The Tick, a comic character who works for a newspaper reports Deadline Hollywood. The comic book character is a spoof superhero created by American comic book artist Ben Edlund. The comic book was made into a cartoon in the 90s, and was shot as a nine episode series of on Fox. But was cancelled after just nine episodes.
Serafinowicz will be join the league with other British actors like Andrew Garfield, Felicity Jones and Henry Cavill who play American comic book characters.
Here are some social media reactions from fans of the actor:
So @serafinowicz is going to play The Tick.
This is what happiness feels like.
— Jayne Nelson (@kakapojayne) March 23, 2016
— ben_edlund (@ben_edlund) March 22, 2016
— Dane (@GreatDaneUJ) March 15, 2016