Zorn himself made a surprise appearance at the Television Critics Association panel for Son of Zorn, the new comedy from producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Zorn is an animated character voiced by Jason Sudeikis, a barbarian warrior from the island of Zephyria who returns to the States to spend more time with his son Alan (Johnny Pemberton). Since the animated Zorn could not appear on stage, he called in with a cell phone video comparing critics to warriors like himself.
“Sure I defend Zephyria, but you guys defend the American public from accidentally tuning into a dumpster fire like Blood and Oil or Wicked City,” Zorn said. Read More »
Phil Lord & Chris Miller have effectively worked their magic on the big screen with Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street (and its equally as good sequel) and The LEGO Movie. But on the small screen, they’ve also delivered great comedy with Clone High and Last Man on Earth. Now they’re bringing even more laughs to TV with two new series.
Son of Zorn and Making History couldn’t be more different, but both have Lord & Miller’s trademark comedy and promise of something great. Watch the Making History and Son of Zorn trailer after the jump. Read More »
What’s more difficult: trying to reconnect with your live-action family or fighting a war in a faraway animated land? According to Son of Zorn executive producers Phil Lord & Chris Miller (The Lego Movie), the former scenario is the greater obstacle to face. In the half live-action/animated hybrid Fox project, Zorn (Jason Sudeikis) struggles to connect with his ex-wife (Cheryl Hines) and his teenage son (Johnny Pemberton), as he tries to adjust to his new mundane lifestyle.
Check out the first images from Son of Zorn below.
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Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2015 by Angie Han
Phil Lord and Chris Miller have found a leading man for their new project. No, not the Han Solo spinoff — Son of Zorn, their live-action / animation hybrid series for Fox. Jason Sudeikis will play Zorn, an animated barbarian struggling to reconnect with his life-action family.
Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows, and Artemis Pebdani have also signed on. More on the Son of Zorn Jason Sudeikis casting after the jump. Read More »