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Jason Sudeikis trains 'Marvel's Hit Monkey' to kill

Jason Sudeikis trains 'Marvel's Hit Monkey' to kill
Jason Sudeikis lends a voice to "Marvel's Hit Monkey" on Hulu. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Hulu released a teaser trailer for its upcoming Marvel animated series Hit Monkey on Monday. Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Munn and George Takei provide voices and all 10 episodes of the season premier Nov. 17.

A Japanese snow monkey (voice of Fred Tatasciore) becomes an assassin to avenge his slaughtered tribe. The ghost of hit man Bryce (Sudeikis) trains him along the way.

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Shinji (Takei) is poised to become the Prime Minister of Japan. His niece, Akiko (Munn), is plotting dark motives according to Hulu's press release.

Marvel's Hit Monkey also features two Tokyo cops, Haruka (voice of Ally Maki) and Ito (voice of Nobi Nakanishi). Ito believes Monkey is on their side against the Yakuza but struggles to convince even his partner, Haruka.

Hulu announced plans to a in 2019. The first of them, Marvel's M.O.D.O.K., premiered in May.

A proposed Howard the Duck animated series was canceled. Hulu previously aired the live-action Marvel series Runaways.

Hulu and Marvel became joined further when Disney bought Fox in a 2019 merger. Disney, which owns Marvel, acquired Fox's stake in the Hulu streaming service as part of the deal and assumed full control when Comcast agreed to sell its shares of Hulu by 2024.

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