Ramy Youssef and his manufacturing firm, Cairo Cowboy, have scored a two-season order for an animated comedy to debut on Amazon Prime Video, per Selection. The present will discover a Muslim-American household within the early 2000s. That is additionally only a small piece of the current deal that Youssef and Cairo Cowboy have signed with Amazon, an attention-grabbing improvement given his ties to Hulu along with his self-titled sequence, Framework.
The present, which is but to be titled, “will discover the experiences of a Muslim-American household that should learn to code-switch as they navigate the early 2000s: a time of worry, warfare, and the speedy enlargement of the boy-band industrial complicated.” Youssef serves as a co-creator and government producer alongside Pam Brady (South Park). Journalist and illustrator Mona Chalabi can also be government producing the comedy in a job that can undoubtedly affect the animation model. Her work is each comedic and topical — a mix that seems to align fairly completely with the present’s themes.
Youssef had the next to say concerning the present and partnering with Prime Video:
“Amazon Studios has dedicated to creating a present with me that I by no means might have dreamed of getting made, not to mention discover for 2 seasons. Anchored by Pam Brady and Mona Chalabi, we have introduced collectively a particular group of skilled and first-time writers to make one thing that I hope will probably be a real contribution to the animated area, and tv. I am excited and grateful to discover making extra bizarre sh*t with Amazon Studios by means of this partnership, inshallah.”
Prime Video can also be desperate to work on the sequence with Youssef, crediting the present with discovering one thing particular. Vernon Sandershead of World Tv for Amazon mentioned:
“With completely measured and heartfelt comedic candor, his work penetrates tradition, and we’re so lucky to be working with him and his staff. Household comedies have lengthy tackled a few of the most uncomfortable and troublesome societal subjects, however by means of animation and Ramy’s inventive voice, we’re so excited to carry this one to audiences.
With this announcement, the streamer is clearly desperate to broaden their maintain on the animated area, having beforehand launched reveals like Invincible, Fairfaxand the current The Boys Presents: Diabolical. The 2 season order additionally speaks quite a lot of their confidence within the present and the staff’s inventive imaginative and prescient.
There’s at present no launch date for this sequence.
2021 was an ideal 12 months for animation!
About The Writer