Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson to star in Seth Rogen’s Hulu pilot, Future Man

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The Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson has taken on his share of dramatic roles in recent years, but now he’s got a very different project in the works. The actor is set to star in Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s upcoming Hulu pilot, Future Man, reports Variety.

The half-hour comedy pilot will focus on Josh Futterman (played by Hutcherson), who works as a janitor at a sexual disease research center and who also happens to be one of the world’s best gamers. Josh doesn’t exactly have the makings of a typical hero: He still lives with his parents, can’t talk to women, and is awkward and short on self-confidence. Nonetheless, he’ll find himself in a position to save the world when visitors from the future proclaim him essential to squashing an impending super-race invasion and preventing the extinction of humanity.

Although Hutcherson filmed a few different pilots in his early career, his TV gigs have been relatively sparse. The actor’s resume features far more film roles, including his portrayal of Peeta in The Hunger Games film franchise (most recently in Mockingjay — Part 2), and the upcoming In Dubious Battle. Hutcherson will also star in The Disaster Artist, a film due out later this year, which Rogen and Goldberg worked on as well.

Rogen and Goldberg have teamed up for numerous comedies over the years, including Superbad, Pineapple ExpressThe Interview, Neighbors and its upcoming sequel, and more. They have certainly proven their comedic prowess, so the pilot seems like an excellent vehicle for Hutcherson to get his comedic groove going. Rogen and Goldberg serve as executive producers for the Future Man pilot with Matt Tolmach, and Hutcherson will produce through his production company, Turkeyfoot.

The pilot is written by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, and will be directed by Rogen and Goldberg.

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