ByFranco Gucci, writer at Creators.co
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Hulu's will be a whole new territory for and the MCU, as it will explore the lives of a group of teenagers who are on the run from their super villain parents.

[Credit: Marvel]
[Credit: Marvel]

The show will begin production on February 13. Last week, Marvel revealed the group of actors that would be portraying the 's newest (and youngest) heroes. And now, they've revealed the casting for their supervillain parents, known as The Pride. Let's take a look:

Kip Pardue Is Frank Dean

  • Parent to: Karolina Dean
Kip Pardue in Hostel: Part III [Credit: Sony]
Kip Pardue in Hostel: Part III [Credit: Sony]
  • Where you've seen him before: Remember the Titans, Mad Men, Ray Donovan
  • Character description:

"A former teen star who rode a short-lived movie career and is now teeming with insecurity. Floundering in his professional career as an actor, Frank is seeking to renew purpose in his life while being a father to Karolina."

Annie Wersching Is Leslie Dean

  • Parent to: Karolina Dean
Annie Wersching in 'The Vampire Diaries' [Credit: CW]
Annie Wersching in 'The Vampire Diaries' [Credit: CW]
  • Where you've seen her before: The Vampire Diaries, Timeless, Twin Peaks
  • Character description:

"A complicated beauty, is a poised and skilled leader. Clear-minded, focused, and charismatic, Leslie draws in devoted allies and followers who are taken by her success and charm, particularly with her daughter Karolina."

Ryan Sands Is Geoffrey Wilder

  • Parent to: Alex Wilder
Ryan Sands in 'Scorpion' [Credit: CBS]
Ryan Sands in 'Scorpion' [Credit: CBS]
  • Where you've seen him before: The Wire, Hat Hair, Scorpion
  • Character description:

"A man defined by the grueling path he’s taken to achieve his self-made success. A hulking presence, Geoffrey can effortlessly shift from approachable father to intimidating strategist with his son Alex."

Angel Parker Is Catherine Wilder

  • Parent to: Alex Wilder
Angel Parker in 'The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story' [Credit: FX]
Angel Parker in 'The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story' [Credit: FX]
  • Where you've seen her before: The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, The Strain.
  • Character description:

"A successful lawyer, is deliberate and calculating in both her words and actions. But when it comes to her family, she’s fiercely loyal and a loving mother to her son Alex."

Brittany Ishibashi Is Tina Minoru

  • Parent to: Nico Minoru
Brittany Ishibashi in '24' [Credit: Fox]
Brittany Ishibashi in '24' [Credit: Fox]
  • Where you've seen her before: This Is Us, TMNT: Out Of The Shadows
  • Character description:

"A perfectionist “tiger mom.” In her professional life, she is a brilliant innovator and a ruthless CEO. Emotionally, she is less confident, often shying away from difficult conversations with her daughter Nico and careful to avoid explicit displays of her feelings."

We previously saw the character of Tina in Doctor Strange - portrayed by Linda Louise Duan - in a small role as one of Kaecilius' followers. Take a look at a featurette from the film, which showcases her weapon of choice: The Staff of One:

James Yaegashi Is Robert Minoru

  • Parent to: Nico Minoru
James Yaegashi at the Brooklyn Film Fest [Credit: Martini Productions NYC]
James Yaegashi at the Brooklyn Film Fest [Credit: Martini Productions NYC]
  • Where you've seen him before: Madam Secretary, Breakfast at Tiffany's on Broadway
  • Character description:

"A gentle and brilliant beta, the Woz to his wife’s Jobs. Warm and feeling, Robert sometimes struggles with being married to a woman who so forcefully barricades her emotions while caring about Nico."

Kevin Weisman Is Dale Yorkes

  • Parent to: Gert Yorkes
Kevin Weisman in 'The Blacklist' [Credit: NBC]
Kevin Weisman in 'The Blacklist' [Credit: NBC]
  • Where you've seen him before: Alias, Hello Ladies, The Blacklist
  • Character description:

"A beardy, dad-core bioengineer. Incredibly science-minded, he has a deep love for his family but oftentimes falls short at knowing the right things to say to Gert."

Brigid Brannagh Is Stacey Yorkes

  • Parent to: Gert Yorkes
Brigid Brannagh in 'Army Wives' [Credit: Lifetime]
Brigid Brannagh in 'Army Wives' [Credit: Lifetime]
  • Where you've seen her before: Army Wives, True Colors, They're Watching
  • Character description:

"An absent-minded and professorial bioengineer. Perpetually dawning Birkenstocks and a messy bun, Stacey utilizes a progressive approach to her parenting style to Gert."

James Marsters Is Victor Stein

  • Parent to: Chase Stein
James Marsters as Spike the vampire [Credit: The WB/CW]
James Marsters as Spike the vampire [Credit: The WB/CW]
  • Where you've seen him before: Smallville, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dragon Ball: Evolution
  • Character description:

"An engineering genius who may just save the word from itself. Electric cars, space travel; the military and NASA both look to him for answers. As a father to Chase, Victor has lofty expectations for his son, and when they aren’t met, his retribution can be fierce."

This isn't Marsters' first comic book role: in Smallville, he played Superman's nemesis, Brainiac. Of course, we'll always remember him most for playing the incomparable Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Ever Carradine Is Janet Stein

  • Parent to: Chase Stein
Ever Carradine in '24' [Credit: Fox]
Ever Carradine in '24' [Credit: Fox]
  • Where you've seen her before: The Handmaid's Tale, Goliath, 24, Bones.
  • Character description:

"A perfect PTA mom. Harboring a brilliant mind of her own, she has made deep sacrifices for her husband’s world-changing career. Though she hides it for the wellbeing of her son Chase, Janet longs for more from her life."

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While the is a pretty big place, it's mainly comprised of heroes as the villains are dispatched as quickly as they're introduced. But from the character descriptions, it makes it seem like the parents might be sticking around for longer than we thought - or it could be that they actually still are evil supervillains, but that won't be revealed until later in the season. We aren't as used to seeing a Rogue's Gallery of baddies, so exploring their stories and personal lives in the form of family drama makes Runaways a very attractive show to get into.

Marvel's Runaways is produced by Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.

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