Just don’t get him wet or feed him after midnight!
The new animated series ‘Secrets of the Mogwai’ will take us back to 1920s Shanghai where we meet Sam Wing as a 10 year old who meets a young Mogwai named Gizmo. It’s going to be an adventure with a Elle a teenage street thief joining Sam to reunited Gizmo with his family as they journey across the Chinese countryside. Along the way they will meet and make friends as well as fight creatures from Chinese folklore. As they make their way to Gizmo’s family they will be chased by an evil industrialist and his army of Gremlins. The series will be on the Warner Bros. Streaming service when the 10 episode show is completed (date unknown).
“Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai” will be produced by Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation. The series will be written by Tze Chun and executive produced by Darryl Frank (“The Americans, “Animaniacs,” “Amazing Stories”), Justin Falvey (“The Americans,” “Animaniacs,” “Amazing Stories”) and Sam Register (“Teen Titans Go!” and the upcoming series “Animaniacs”) with Chun and Brendan Hay (“Dawn of the Croods,” “Robot Chicken”) serving as co-EP. Dan Krall (“Coraline,” “Scooby-Doo!”) will serve as supervising producer.
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About Amblin Television
Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg. Amblin Television’s co-presidents, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, oversee all development, production and programming for the company. Amblin Television currently has twelve projects in various stages of production including “Tommy” for CBS, a second season of “Roswell, New Mexico” for the CW, “The Haunting of Bly Manor” for Netflix – the follow-up chapter to “The Haunting of Hill House,” “Halo” for Showtime, a straight-to-series order for “Brave New World” from USA Network, “Amazing Stories” for Apple, “Cortés and Moctezuma” for Amazon, “Animaniacs” for Hulu, “Why We Hate” for Discovery, “Resident Alien” for SYFY, and the documentary films “Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind” for HBO and “Laurel Canyon” for Epix.
Some of Amblin Television’s previous credits include the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning drama “The Americans” for FX, Emmy-nominated HBO movie “All The Way” starring Bryan Cranston, “Smash” for NBC, “Under the Dome: for CBS, “Falling Skies” for TNT, “The Borgias” and “The United States of Tara” for Showtime, and “Las Vegas” for NBC.
About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include “Teen Titans Go!,” “Unikitty!,” “DC Super Hero Girls” and the upcoming “ThunderCats Roar” for CartoonNetwork; “Bunnicula,” Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz,” “The Tom and Jerry Show,” “New Looney Tunes,” “Wacky Races” and the upcoming “Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who?” and “Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs” for Boomerang; “Mike Tyson Mysteries” for Adult Swim; “Green Eggs and Ham” for Netflix; “Harley Quinn” and “Young Justice: Outsiders” for DC UNIVERSE; “Animaniacs” for Hulu; and the upcoming “Looney Tunes Cartoons” content initiative. Theatrically, WBA’s full-length film, “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies,” released in summer 2018. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).