Stan Lee's 'Lucky Man' Available in the U.S. for First Time
The British TV show is coming to iTunes.
One of Stan Lee's creations has come to the U.S. from across the pond.
Lucky Man, Lee's British TV show that will air a second season this year on Sky 1, has come to the U.S. and Canada via iTunes.
The series comes from idea from Lee and is set in London. It follows murder detective Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt), who comes to own a magical charm and must deal his reversal of fortune. It's ten-episode first season premiered in Januar 2016 and earned strong ratings for Sky 1.
"Luck has always been a fascinating subject to me, and I am thrilled to finally share that fascination and the story of Harry Clayton with audiences in the US and Canada. I feel like the luckiest man in the world. Excelsior!" Lee said in a statement.
Lucky Man's second season will see series newcomer Thekla Reuten play Isabella, a mysterious woman who has an interest in both Clayton and the ancient bracelet that seems to bestow him with good luck.
"Lucky Man is a different kind of crime show — Stan has come up with an absolutely brilliant idea; a superhero we can all relate to," said executive producer Richard Fell of Carnival Films. "What if you could control luck? Would that be the greatest thing you could give someone, or their worst nightmare? It’s a twist which brings the whole superhero genre right back down to earth, which we hope will appeal to the Lucky Man audience."
Richard Fell and Gareth Neame are the executive producers for Carnival Films. Anne Mensah and Anna Ferguson are executive producers for Sky. Lee and producing partner Gill Champion serve as co-executive producers.