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Things We Saw Today: Marvel Announces Official Runaways Cast

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Things are really coming together for Marvel’s new TV series Runaways, set to be released on Hulu. Based on the comic of the same name, it centers on a group of teens who don’t really like each other but must unite to take down a common enemy–their parents. The official cast has been announced and you might recognize a few faces.  Teen Wolf’s Rhenzy Feliz will play proud nerd Alex Wilder while Lyrica Okano  is set to take on the role of Nico Minoru, a tough and independent Wiccan full of the teen angst Nirvana often sang about. Check out the rest of the cast here. (via Marvel)

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That’s it on our end. What did you all see?

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