Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator behind acclaimed Cartoon Network shows like Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory, is returning to his old stomping grounds — with a bit of an upgrade. Adult Swim, the adult-targeted TV block on Cartoon Network that aired the final season of Samurai Jack, has picked up Tartakovsky’s latest project: an animated series called Primal. The half-hour animated TV series that will mark Tartatovsky’s return to the small screen after the director helmed Sony’s Hotel Transylvania series to box office success. Read more about the Primal TV series below.
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If you love watching Cartoon Network’s late night, grown up programming block called Adult Swim, you’ll probably be happy to hear it will finally get a channel of its own. But you might not be as happy to hear that you’ll have to live in Canada if you want to take advantage of it. Yet again, our neighbors to the North have come out on top, literally and figuratively. Read More »
If you like the comedic stylings of Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington in the ongoing web series On Cinema at the Cinema, then we have some good news for you. The hapless duo is going on tour this spring with stops in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas, and they have a multimedia stage show planned featuring their “famed movie expertise and exuberant feuds.”
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Blade Runner is becoming an anime. The seminal sci-fi franchise that preceded the cyberpunk anime explosion in the ’90s is going to a medium that seems uniquely suited to it.
Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have joined forces with Alcon Television Group to develop a Blade Runner anime titled Blade Runner: Black Lotus that will act as a prequel series to the critically acclaimed Blade Runner 2049.
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After a long negotiation process, Rick and Morty was not only renewed for a fourth season at Adult Swim, but got a huge order for a total of 70 episodes. While it still hasn’t been determined how those episodes will be spread out over the coming years, this still means fans won’t have to wait a long time between seasons anymore. Read More »
Adult Swim took a surprisingly long time to renew their massively successful animated series Rick and Morty. Back in March, we learned that complicated contract negotiations were holding up the renewal. Thankfully, those extended discussions led to the show landing an unprecedented renewal for 70 episodes. So why were these discussions so complicated? Series co-creator and executive producer Dan Harmon has finally explained it all. Read More »
Earlier this year, there was some concern about the complicated discussions taking place for Rick and Morty to get renewed for season four. Now it appears there was good reason for the extended negotiations.
Rick and Morty has been given a huge 70-episode order by Adult Swim. That’s more than double the amount of episodes already created across three seasons. Read More »
Right now, Rick and Morty fans are patiently waiting for contract negotiations to get sorted out between Adult Swim and series creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland so a fourth season of the show can move forward. Thankfully, there will be a little something to help hold them over this summer.
Rick and Morty is crossing over with the fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons in a new four-issue comic book series from IDW Publishing debuting in August. Find out more about the Rick and Morty Dungeons and Dragons comic crossover below. Read More »
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Last year on April Fool’s Day, the ultimate Adult Swim joke came in the form of a surprise season premiere of the third season of Rick and Morty. This year, it seemed unlikely that a surprise fourth season premiere would happen, especially with the trouble behind the scenes in getting an official order for the show to continue. But fans were still treated to a Rick and Morty prank anyway.
Rather than deliver a new episode of Rick and Morty, an animated short called the Bushworld Adventures debuted that takes the Rick and Morty formula and sets it in Australia. However, instead of going on any cosmic adventures, the duo just go on a wild road trip across the bush of Australia. The result is a short that is somehow more twisted and intense (not to mention Australian) than the real Rick and Morty, and that’s saying something. Read More »
Update: Series co-creators Justin Roiland and Darn Harmon say that the Rick and Morty season 4 hold-up is due to “complicated” contract negotiations. Roiland said his piece on Twitter and Harmon spoke about it while guesting on Kevin Smith’s SModcast (via ScreenCrush).
Dan Harmon has spilled the sauce: Rick and Morty could be in trouble.
The cult animated TV series has seen delay after delay for its fourth season and according to co-creator and writer Harmon, Rick and Morty still has not been picked up by Adult Swim.
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