Michael J. Fox

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's new action-comedy 'Future Man' happily draws from the past

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's new action-comedy 'Future Man' happily draws from the past

From the surrealist nesting doll of realities in FX’s “Legion” to the frank yet humane explorations of sexuality in Amazon’s “Transparent,” the best moments of the Peak TV era deliver scenes and stories you’ve never seen. “Future Man,” a half-hour action-comedy that arrives on Hulu Nov. 14, has a similar goal, but also no compunction about reminding viewers of something familiar.

Centered around Josh Futturman (“Hunger Games” alum Josh Hutcherson), a frustrated janitor who lives with his parents, the show blasts off when Josh completes an impossibly difficult video game. This feat triggers the arrival of two gruff, time-traveling warriors from a bleak future – Wolf (Derek Wilson of...

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