Newswire: Eliza Coupe to play a video game character in Seth Rogen’s Future Man

Vulture reports that Eliza Coupe has been cast in Seth Rogen’s upcoming Hulu pilot Future Man, about a janitor who saves the world. That janitor—named Josh Futterman—will be played by The Hunger GamesJosh Hutcherson. Josh spends his days with a broom and his nights with a controller, living a second life as a top-ranked player of the game Cybergeddon. One day, characters from the game he plays pay him a visit in the real world and inform him that the game was all just a training manual and that as the number-one player, he has been chosen to go back in time to help save the world (in case you’ve forgotten, Rogen and Future Man collaborator Evan Goldberg smoke a lot of weed).

Coupe will play Tiger, a futuristic soldier from the Cybergeddon game. With the help of fellow game character Wolf, Tiger recruits Josh …

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