The fan-favorite iconic series The Hardy Boys will be returning with a whole new aura, and Hulu has finally dropped the trailer teasing the fans of what the show has in store for them. The original story and the characters were conceived in the early 20th century.
Published under the pseudonym of Franklin W. Dixon’s books of the same name, the series made its debut back in 1927. The upcoming reboot will give it a new spin with the current generation in mind.
The first trailer shows us how the characters have evolved, and this time, the show will be a bit darker and more serious than before.
The Hardy Boys Trailer and Plot
The series revolves around two brothers as they go about solving mysterious cases that bewildered their adult counterparts. The series has been adapted several times, including those by Disney and Nancy Drew. Hulu’s imminent story will the latest entry, and fans are much too excited about it. Despite focusing on adult themes, the reboot will be darker and inspirational; the trailer assures fans.
We also have the official synopsis of The Hardy Boys. The show will follow a 16-year old Frank Hardy and his 12-year old brother, Joe Hardy. The story follows their new life in their parents’ hometown in Bridgeport after being forced to move following a family tragedy.
The rest of the synopsis read:
Staying with their Aunt Trudy (Bea Santos), Frank and Joe’s quiet summer quickly comes to a halt when they discover their dad, detective Fenton Hardy (James Tupper), has taken on a secret investigation. Realizing that their dad may be onto something, the boys take it upon themselves to start an investigation of their own, and suddenly everyone in town is a suspect.
You can watch the official trailer below to get an idea about the show.
The Hardy Boys Release Date, Cast, and Episodes:
The series’s main cast includes Alexander Elliot, Rohan Campbell, Jennifer Hsiung, Keana Lyn, Riley O’Donnell. They will play the characters of Joe Hardy, Frank Hardy, Jesse Hooper, Callie Shaw, and Biff Hooper.
We will also see True Detective’s Bea Santos and Adam Swain from The Man in the High Castle. Fans will see them in the roles of Trudy Hardy and Chet Morton. Other cast members include Ric Garcia (Stefan), Linda Thorson (Gloria Esterbrook), Cristian Perri (Phil Cohen), Bill Lake (Erza Collig), and Rachel Drance (Stacy Baker).
Peter Mohan, Joan Lambur, Doug Murphy, Pam Westman, Jason Stone, and Athena Georgaklis serve as the film producers. In contrast, John Stone, Melanie Orr, Jason Stone, Jeff Renfroe, and Casey Walker will be serving as the directors for the first season.
The Hardy Boys Season 1 will comprise 13 episodes in total, and all the episodes will premiere on 4th December 2020 on Hulu.