Frankly, in a nutshell, we have been expecting the soon renewal since this show contains a mixture of advantageous features. There is a charismatic protagonist, a time-travel story, as well as numerous elements of comedy that make the web series enjoyable for watching. Besides, despite the fact that the first season of this show has a completed storyline, it contains many clues to the next installment.
The response was excellent generally speaking. Future Man has a score of 8.1/10 on IMDb based on about 3,000 votes. On Metacritic, the web series has received principally positive reviews, 70/100 (critics), 8.0/10 (viewers). On Rotten Tomatoes, the show has a score of 6.93/10/76% among critics, and 4.4/5/85% among the viewers. The show's rating on Hulu itself is 4.5/5 (~ 1,900 votes). These statistics eventually play in favor of the further decision on renewal.
Summing up, Future Man possessed a proper mixture of comedy and sci-fi, with a well-known face of the title character, sweetened with a time-travel storyline, and having the impressive response from critics and viewers. Gathering all the data above, we concluded that Future Man will return for Season 2 on Hulu.
Future Man SummaryIf you have not yet acquainted with this web series so far, here is a brief overview below.
The story focuses on Josh Futturman whose life is utterly dull and quite ordinary. He works a janitor during the day and plays video games at night. However, it's worth noting that at the game battlefield he is quite fortunate. Josh even managed to cope with the last level in his favorite video game Biotic Wars, which portrays the dystopian future. However, once he completed the game, a duo, consisting of the game characters, suddenly appears in his room, claiming that they came from the future to take Josh on a mission to save the world.
It turns out that Biotic Wars was just training for Josh's real destiny. Is Josh ready for this dangerous mission? Of course, no. In real life, he just a loser living with parents and having no girlfriend. However, now Josh obtains a chance to change his entire life, and save the world among other things. Besides, the world is under the extraterrestrial attack of alien visitors. Josh thereby will have to travel through time to stop the extraterrestrial invaders.
Season 2 Release Date
On October 6, 2018, Hulu officially set the exact release date for the another installment of Future Man. According to the official announcement, Future Man will return for Season 2 on January 11, 2019 on Hulu. Don't miss the premiere. Stay tuned for updates. We'll keep you informed.