Cristin Milioti Cast in ‘Hit-Monkey’ Season 2

Cristin Milioti Cast in Hit Monkey Season 2

‘Hit-Monkey’ is an adult animated TV series on Hulu, based on the Marvel Comics character and it’s definitely lauded as one of the best Marvel projects to date. Created by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, the first season was produced by Marvel Television and the second by 20th Television Animation. The show featured Ally Maki, Olivia Munn, Fred Tatasciore, and Jason Sudeikis in lead roles, with additional cast members such as Nobi Nakanishi, George Takei, and Leslie Jones.

Originally announced in February 2019, it was part of a lineup of Marvel-based series planned to culminate in a crossover special titled ‘The Offenders.’ Oversight of the series transitioned from Marvel Television to Marvel Studios in December 2019.

Now less than 2 months before the second season is set to premiere on Hulu Variety reports that Cristin Milioti has joined the cast of the popular show. Milioti will play Iris in “Hit-Monkey” Season 2. Iris, who vowed never to be like her father Bryce who abandoned her, finds herself reunited with him. As they move towards a final reconciliation, she realizes they are more alike than she thought.

This marks Cristin Milioti’s second recent comic book role. She will also star as Sofia Falcone in the upcoming Max DC series ‘Penguin.’ Milioti is known for her roles in projects such as the ‘USS Callister’ episode of ‘Black Mirror,’ Season 2 of ‘Fargo,’ the Max series ‘Made for Love,’ and the Peacock series ‘The Resort.’ Additionally, she has appeared in films like ‘Palm Springs’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street.’

‘Hit-Monkey’ follows the story of a Japanese macaque seeking revenge, mentored by the ghost of an American assassin. Together, they navigate Tokyo’s criminal underworld before journeying to New York City. The main cast includes Ally Maki as a dedicated cop, Olivia Munn as a determined individual, Nobi Nakanishi as a troubled but loyal partner, Fred Tatasciore as the titular Hit-Monkey, George Takei as a benevolent politician, Jason Sudeikis as the ghostly mentor and Leslie Jones in the unconfirmed role.

The second season will consist of 10 episodes and all of them will be bulk-released on July 15th.

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