Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 by Ben Pearson
HBO Max has just announced a slew of adult animated projects, and we’ll talk about all of them below. But arguably the most interesting is a “modern refresh” of Clone High, the cult classic animated series from the early 2000s that was created by Scrubs‘ Bill Lawrence and a pair of then-up-and-coming writers named Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. All three of those guys are returning to executive produce this new version of the show, and Lord and Miller will also serve as writers on the project.
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Way, way back in the 2000s, MTV released Clone High, a hilarious animated series about clones of historical figures all attending the same high school. The series came from creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and back then, Lord and Miller weren’t the big names they are today. But now things have changed – Lord and Miller are in high-demand and it looks like they’re using their newfound powers to bring back Clone High. The Clone High reboot will be “re-imagined” by Lord and Miller, along with Clone High co-creator Bill Lawrence.
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Right now Nickelodeon is enjoying a dip back into the nostalgia of the ’90s with the programming block known as The Splat and the developing of projects such as the NickToons movie and a TV movie based on Legends of the Hidden Temple. Now it looks like MTV has been bitten by the nostalgia bug as the network is preparing to debut MTV Classic.
In what is a full-on revamp of VH1 Classic, the new channel will put a focus on the 1990s original programming that helped make the network a success in that decade and into the 2000s. This includes Beavis and Butt-Head, Daria, Cribs, Punk’d and much more, but there’s plenty of other awesome retrospective programming coming to this new channel as well. Find out about all the shows you’ll be able to see on MTV Classic and other nostalgic programming in the works after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, June 9th, 2014 by Angie Han
Before they were the acclaimed directors behind 21 Jump Street and The Lego Movie, Phil Lord and Chris Miller were the creators (with Bill Lawrence) of an offbeat animated series called Clone High. The show lasted just one season, but over the years it’s amassed enough of a following that fans have started to speculate about the possibility of a revival. As it turns out, they aren’t the only ones.
In a recent interview, Lord and Miller revealed that they have had actual conversations about bringing back the property, maybe for a Clone High movie. But there are a few things they’ll have to sort out first, much of it involving lawyers and “business affairs people.” Hit the jump to see what the pair had to say.
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This week, Dave, Devindra, and Adam discuss the pleasures of texting in a theater, praise the wonders of Clone High and The Raid: Redemption, and compare Battle Royale to The Hunger Games (because nobody’s ever mentioned their similarities ever!). Tasha Robinson joins us from AV Club.
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