Apple has ordered a brand new Unusual Planet animated sequence based mostly on the webcomic of the identical identify by Nathan Pyle. The animated present is co-created by Pyle and Emmy winner Dan Harmon, recognized for his work in Group and Rick and Morty.
Pyle’s authentic webcomics characteristic blue aliens that describe day-to-day occasions in probably the most literal and exact method doable. For instance, by describing desires as “nice nonsense” and hugs as “mutual limb enclosure," Pyle’s aliens expose the absurdity of issues we do each day with out ever questioning how advanced they’re. Simply think about how people might appear bizarre for an alien species unaware of our cultural and organic requirements. The Unusual Planet webcomics had been initially printed on Instagram earlier than Pyle began publishing hardcover collections of the stripes.
Apple Studios produces Unusual Planet along with the award-winning animation studio and manufacturing home ShadowMachine (Bojack Horseman, Remaining Area). Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico govt produce for ShadowMachine. Steve Levy and Taylor Alexy Pyle additionally function govt producers on the undertaking.
We’ve got no launch window but for the undertaking. Nevertheless, the straight-to-series order signifies Apple is assured in Unusual Planet’s success. Whereas sequence often produce a pilot episode earlier than getting approval for a complete season, Unusual Planet will skip this a part of the method, which ought to pace up its launch.
Unusual Planet will be a part of Apple TV+’s rising checklist of authentic productions, together with Killers of the Flower Moon from Academy Award winners Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio and the animated musical sequence Central Park, which is coming again for a second season this week.
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