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[08/05/20 - 07:06 AM]
ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Group Lands Marvel and Former Fox Animation Exec Grant Gish as Head of Adult Animation Unit
"I grew up on MTV's Animation Studios content where I'd run home from school to watch Beavis and Butt-Head eating pretzels on my couch," said Gish.

[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
MTV Studios Re-Unites with Academy Award(R) Winners Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Re-Imagine "Clone High" with Emmy(R)-Nominated Co-Creator Bill Lawrence
Together with MTV and Erica Rivinoja, the trio will reunite to develop and produce new episodes of the animated series, which was widely regarded as a time capsule of the early 2000s with its loving satire and wry parody of emo culture.







CLONE HIGH (REBOOT SERIES) (MTV)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/2/20 - 8/5/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from MTV's press release, July 2020) MTV Studios (part of the Entertainment and Youth Group), a unit of ViacomCBS, announced today that Academy Award and Golden Globe(R)-winning creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller will reimagine the iconic "Clone High" television series with Emmy(R)-nominated co-creator Bill Lawrence. Together with MTV and Erica Rivinoja, the trio will reunite to develop and produce new episodes of the animated series, which was widely regarded as a time capsule of the early 2000s with its loving satire and wry parody of emo culture. Rivinoja, who was a writer on the original series will serve as showrunner and will co-write the pilot with Lord and Miller. Like the original, "Clone High" will follow prominent historical figures who have been cloned and placed back in high school, including Abraham Lincoln, Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, John F. Kennedy and more, as they face the trials and tribulations of normal teenage life. "We thrilled to reunite with Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Bill Lawrence to re-imagine this cult classic as we rapidly grow our portfolio of beloved and iconic adult animation series," said Chris McCarthy, President, ViacomCBS Entertainment and Youth Group.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bill Lawrence as CRTR/EP
· Chris Miller as CRTR/EP
· Erica Rivinoja as CRTR/EP
· Phil Lord as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MTV Studios