Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai

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Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai
Based on
Screenplay byTze Chun
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)
Production company(s)
DistributorWarner Bros. Television
Release
Original networkHBO Max
Chronology
Followed by

Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is an upcoming animated comedy fantasy television series, to be broadcast on WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service, HBO Max.[1] The series will consist of 10 episodes and serve as a prequel to the 1984 film Gremlins and its 1990 sequel The New Batch.[2] Set in 1920s Shanghai, Secrets of the Mogwai will tell the story of how 10-year-old Sam Wing met the young Mogwai called Gizmo.[3] It will be written by Tze Chun and executive produced by Tze Chun, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Sam Register, and Brendan Hay.[4]

Cast[edit]

  • TBA as Sam Wing
  • TBA as Gizmo

Development[edit]

On February 25, 2019, WarnerMedia greenlighted an animated series based on Gremlins,[5][6] for its upcoming streaming service HBO Max.[7] Tze Chun was confirmed to write the series and serve as an executive producer with Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Sam Register, and Brendan Hay.[8] On July 1, 2019, the series, now titled Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, was given a series order of 10 episodes.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welch, Chris (July 9, 2019). "WarnerMedia confirms its Netflix rival will be called HBO Max". The Verge. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  2. ^ Squires, John (July 1, 2019). "Animated Prequel "Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai" Ordered to Series at WarnerMedia!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Evangelista, Chris (July 1, 2019). "'Gremlins' Prequel Animated Series Will Reveal 'Secrets of the Mogwai'". /Film. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 1, 2019). "'Gremlins' Prequel Animated Series Officially A Go At WarnerMedia Streamer". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  5. ^ Porter, Rick (February 25, 2019). "'Gremlins' Animated Series in Development for WarnerMedia Streaming Service". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  6. ^ Otterson, Joe (February 25, 2019). "Gremlins Animated Series in the Works at WarnerMedia Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Spangler, Todd (July 9, 2019). "Friends to Leave Netflix for WarnerMedia's HBO Max Streaming Service in 2020". Variety. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  8. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (July 1, 2019). "Gremlins Prequel Snags Series Order at WarnerMedia Streaming Service". TV Line. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  9. ^ Otterson, Joe (July 1, 2019). "Gremlins Animated Prequel Ordered to Series at WarnerMedia Streaming". Variety. Retrieved July 1, 2019.

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