Nickelodeon has introduced the greenlight of two all-new animated sequence Max and the Midknights, primarily based on the best-selling kids’s e-book sequence written and drawn by creator and cartoonist Lincoln Peirce (Large Nate); and Rock, Paper, Scissors, the primary quick picked up from Nickelodeon’s Intergalactic Shorts Program. The announcement was made by Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation president of animation, Ramsey Naito. Each sequence will likely be produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank.
Naito stated, “These two sequence filled with relatable characters, hilarious escapades and wealthy, imaginative worlds are the proper additions to our Nickelodeon content material household. Translating the mega-popular Max and the Midknights from a e-book to tv sequence is a artistic endeavor that we will’t wait to dive into, and the comedic adventures of associates Rock, Paper and Scissors is actually made for our Nickelodeon viewers.”
Max and the Midknights (20 episodes) follows a decided 10-year-old lady named Max, who pursues her dream of turning into a knight by main her associates on an epic journey within the fantastical medieval kingdom of Byjovia. The greenlight marks Nickelodeon’s second sequence primarily based off the beloved works from Peirce and follows Large Nate, which is about to debut subsequent yr.
Pierce stated, “I’m completely delighted to affix forces with my associates at Nickelodeon to deliver Max and the Midknights to life. Nickelodeon’s ardour for unforgettable tales and iconic characters is unparalleled, and there’s no accomplice I’d moderately work with. I couldn’t be happier.”
Max and the Midknights follows a decided 10-year-old lady named Max, who pursues her dream of turning into a The sequence is government produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Jane Startz (Ella Enchanted, The Magic Faculty Bus, Child Sitter’s Membership) and Peirce, and produced by Amy McKenna (Batman: The Courageous and the Daring, Surprise Lady: Bloodlines). Sharon Flynn (All Hail King Julien) and David Skelly (The Muppets, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc.) function co-executive producers and showrunners. Nickelodeon Animation director, improvement, Nathan Schram is overseeing improvement and manufacturing of the sequence. The greenlight marks Nick’s second sequence primarily based off works from Peirce and follows Large Nate, which is about to debut subsequent yr.
Rock, Paper, Scissors brings the enduring childhood sport to life. The character-driven comedy follows the hilarious shenanigans of roommates Rock, Paper, and Scissors on their hijinks and ridiculous adventures. Rock, the ethical compass of the group, is all the time struggling together with his dream of turning into a mannequin; Paper is an inventor and the brains of the group; and Scissors is the wannabe cool man whose ego brings an limitless fountain of chaos to those three associates. Regardless of how a lot they compete and mess with one another, on the finish of the day, they may all the time bond over their shared love of 1 factor: wacky nonsense.
Rock, Paper, Scissors is created and government produced by Kyle Stegina (Robotic Rooster) and Josh Lehrman (Robotic Rooster). Bob Boyle (The Pretty OddParents) and Conrad Vernon (Sausage Celebration) function government producers. Improvement for Nickelodeon is overseen by Nickelodeon Animation vp, animation improvement Kari Kim and Nickelodeon Animation vp, animation improvement Daniel Wineman.
Nick’s Intergalactic Shorts Program launched in June 2019 and is overseen by Naito, with Vernon serving as this system’s government producer and Paul Watling (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) as co-executive producer. Kim and Wineman oversee improvement and manufacturing of this system, which is designed to determine and develop authentic comedy-driven content material for youths from artistic voices and passionate storytellers.