FOX Entertainment and Dan Harmon signed a broadcast-only exclusive direct animation agreement.
Harmon, who is known for his work on Rick and Morty and Community, will create and develop a comedy series to be produced by FOX Entertainment, with Bento Box Entertainment as the animation studio. This latest deal marks FOX Entertainment’s first direct animation deal to receive a series commitment. The new series is scheduled for spring of 2022.
Michael Thorn, president of Entertainment at FOX Entertainment, stated, “As one of the most prolific creators working in the business today – and as FOX’s animation brand continues to grow and evolve, with the support and guidance of Charlie Collier – there’s no better creative partner to have than Dan Harmon.”