Peter Serafinowicz superhero show The Tick gets full series on Amazon

The Amazon pilot is one of three new series set to air on Amazon Prime in 2017

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Peter Serafinowicz better have got used to that blue superhero suit: Amazon superhero comedy The Tick has been commissioned for a full series.

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The British comedian and actor rebooted the spoof superhero series for a pilot on streaming service Amazon Prime earlier this year. Amazon have since confirmed that the series will return for a full run in 2017.

The series is written by the original creator of The Tick, Ben Edlund, who went on to become writer and exec producer on Supernatural. 

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It’s one of three new half-hour shows confirmed by Amazon. I Love Dick, based on the novel by Chris Kraus, and action movie spoof Jean-Claude Van Johnson, with Van Damme playing a fictionalised version of himself.