Marvel’s The Runaways is coming back for a third season on the streaming service Hulu and they’ve just cast the villain that will menace the group of nascent heroes.
According to Deadline and Variety, actress Elizabeth Hurley has been cast as Morgan Le Fey in the third season of The Runaways. Hurley is known for her roles in films like Austin Powers, Bedazzled, Permanent Midnight and Serving Sara. She’s also appeared in series like Gossip Girl and The Royals.
The Marvel Comics version of Morgan Le Fey made her debut in The Black Knight #1 back in 1955 and was co-created by Stan Lee and artist Joe Maneely. The scheming Le Fey is the half-sister of King Arthur of Camelot and according to the Runaways producers: “Morgan le Fay is an iconic Marvel villain. A student of Merlin, she is considered the greatest sorceress of all time. With a black crow as her familiar and the ability to enchant objects, manipulate mystic energy and astral project, she is powerful and intelligent with a cutthroat wit.”
The first two seasons of Marvel’s The Runaways are currently available on HULU.