Gremlins is back with a brand new animated series
TV and Movies Post a comment More animated series More Gremlins are on the way in a new animated prequel coming to WarnerMedia’s streaming service. WarnerMedia There’s no news of a third Gremlins movie happening anytime soon, but a new animated prequel could make fans happy in the meantime. WarnerMedia announced on Monday that a new 10-episode animated series called Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is on the way, according to Deadline. Serving as a prequel to the original 1984 Gremlins live-action movie and the 1990 sequel, the new animated series is set in 1920s Shanghai, and will reveal how shopkeeper Mr. Wing first discovered the Mogwai named Gizmo, according to Variety on Monday. 50 Photos The new series is written by Tze Chun (Gotham), who will also serve as co-executive producer. Executive producers include Amblin TV’s Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, Sam Register (Animaniacs), with Brendan Hay (Robot Chicken) serving as co-executive producer. Dan Krall (Coraline) is a supervising producer.”A year ago I walked into Amblin to pitch this Gremlins animated prequel,” Chun tweeted on Monday. “Thank you to Warner Bros and WarnerMedia for making this a reality!”The new series will debut on the WarnerMedia streaming service. No word yet on casting or official release dates, and WarnerMedia didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Tags New Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures show gives you every lightsaber clash Avengers: Endgame directors are making Magic: The Gathering show for Netflix New Dungeons & Dragons animated series breaks Kickstarter record Share your voice A year ago I walked into Amblin to pitch this Gremlins animated prequel. Thank you to Warner Bros and WarnerMedia for making this a reality! #Gremlins #GremlinsSecretsOfTheMogwai https://t.co/HlhTIwscAb— TZE CHUN (@thetzechun) July 1, 2019 2019 TV shows you can’t miss 0 The story also introduces 10-year-old boy named Sam Wing and a teenage street thief named Elle, who go on a quest through the Chinese countryside to return Gizmo to his family and uncover a legendary treasure.The trio crosses paths with colorful monsters and spirits from Chinese folklore, while the kids are also pursued by a greedy industrialist and his growing army of evil Gremlins.