By Tony Hicks
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 3:04 pm in Uncategorized.
So George Lucas does have a sense of humor. Then again, we already knew that from all that Anakin Skywalker dialogue …
Just saw this on the AP wire today:
After two hit “Robot Chicken” parodies of “Star Wars,” “Chicken” masterminds Seth Green and Matthew Senreich will now get to do the real thing.
Lucasfilm Animation on Monday announced it is developing a new animated “Star Wars” series that will take a comedic and irreverent look at the characters from the sci-fi franchise.
The project will feature creative involvement from Green and Senreich as well as writing from Brendan Hay (“The Daily Show”).
Jennifer Hill (“The Backyardigans”) will produce, with Todd Grimes (“Back at the Barnyard”) on board to direct.
There is no network announced for the new series, but given Lucasfilm Animation and Green and Senreich’s close ties with Cartoon Network, a deal with Cartoon or its Adult Swim programming block appears likely.
The new comedic “Star Wars” series follows Lucasfilm Animation’s series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” which airs on Cartoon Network.