Comedy Central has introduced the premiere date for his or her new eight-episode animated collection Lightning Wolves by Bobby Moynihan. The upcoming homage to 80s cartoons will likely be launching on Friday, April fifteenth at 12 pm ET on Comedy Central Animated YouTube and Comedy Central Animated Fb.
The story of the upcoming animated collection follows the titular Lightning Wolves, a workforce of half-Wolf, half-humanoid creatures tasked with defending the Omniverse from the sinister Moom, the Keeper of Spells, and his underwhelming and underachieving group of henchmen. The workforce of heroes consisting of Wolfi-O, Wolfette, Wolfro, Manitoba, Dingo, and White Wolf should come collectively to fight these forces of evil as they study classes and turn out to be higher Wolf-people by means of communication and introspection, all whereas going through the existential dread of the truth that they’re all simply toys and nothing actually issues.
“Lightning Wolves is an homage to all these cartoons from the 80’s we beloved as youngsters,” says Moynihan. “THUNDERCATS, HE-MAN and SHE-RA, G.I. JOE, VOLTRON, SILVERHAWKS – cartoons that had been packed filled with essential life classes whereas secretly promoting toys to youngsters. However this one has a lot of cursing.” Moynihan may even be offering his voice to the collection, one thing that he’s no stranger to. He has supplied his voice to quite a few animated collection and movies together with the 2017 reboot of Duck TalesCartoon Community’s We Naked Bearsand the English dub of the Tatooine Rhapsody quick that was a part of 2021’s Disney+ collection Star Wars: Visions. This would be the first animated present that he will likely be on the helm for. Together with Moynihan, the animated collection will star Taran Killam, Ben Schwartzand Cobie Smulders with the remainder of the forged that includes voice expertise from Eugene Cordero, Donald Faison, Sofia Gonzalez, Will McLaughlin, Griffin Newman, Lennon Parham, Nicole Parker, Connor Ratliff, and Jimmi Simpson.
Together with being the creator and voice expertise on the collection, Moynihan may even function the collection director and author in addition to an govt producer. Different govt producers on the undertaking embrace Luke Kelly-Clyne, Kevin Healeyand Drew Buckley for Massive Breakfast, in addition to Jason Berger and Amy Laslett for Youngsters at Play. Sachi Ezura, Taylor Kowalski, Lisa Kleinmanand Steve Elliott are additionally govt producers for MTV Leisure Group. The studio dealing with the animation for the upcoming collection is LowBrow Studios.
Lightning Wolves will premiere throughout each Comedy Central Animated YouTube and Comedy Central Animated Fb on April fifteenth at 12 pm ET. Take a look at the complete poster under:
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