The most talked topic in the animated industry now is public and out now. Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen are teaming up to voice a Christmas-themed adult animated comedy series for HBO Max.
HBO in an official statement announced this Friday that it has ordered to make an animated adult series called the Santa Inc. from Lionsgate. The first season of the series shall have 8 episodes each with a duration of half and hour.
In the press release they also mentioned about the plot f the show. They said that the story of the series is to revolve around Candy Smalls who is the highest ranking female elf in the North Pole. Animated When the successor to Santa Claus is poached by Amazon on Christmas Eve , Candy goes for her ultimate dream which is to become the primary woman Santa Claus in the history of Christmas. It’s all about her adventures and how she makes others happy.
The series is a part of Point Grey Pictures deal with the Lionsgate , this deal was signed last year by Rogen and his partners were they decided to come together to develop and produce multi platform content. This is their first project after the deal. The platform is also to provide a widde range of Japanese animation from Studio Ghibli and Crunchyroll. They also confirmed the remaking of Looney Tunes. Talking about Santa Inc. Is anew indication that HBO Max is hoping to change and be a place for animated stuff as well.
“I have long dreamed of a taking a beloved holiday tradition and adding a feminist agenda and a few R rated comedy and once I read this script from Ali, with Seth and Sarah attached to voice, I knew that it had been an ideal fit us at Max.” said Suzanna Makkos, executive vice chairman original comedy and animation.”
Critics believe that Sarah and Seth are apparently the best pair to produce hilarious and empowering animated series like this. The head of the Lionsgate said that “We look forward to diving into the world of animation with our Point Grey partners, and to bring the holidays to HBO Max in a totally unexpected and fresh way.”