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‘Good Occasions’ Getting Animated Reboot At Netflix

Good Occasions is reportedly getting a brand new animated collection at Netflix.

In response to Shadow And Act, the enduring Norman Lear-produced program will get a twenty first century reboot, however will proceed to signify the Evans household as they navigate immediately’s world, working by means of up to date social points and relive the bond they’d in the course of the present’s authentic run in the course of the mid-to-late Nineteen Seventies.

Carl Jones (Boondocks, Black Dynamite) will function creator, showrunner, and govt producer, Shadow And Act studies. The mission will stem from Lear’s Act III Productions with help from Steph Curry‘s Unanimous Media, Seth MacFarlane‘s Fuzzy Door and Sony Footage TV.

Lear and Brent Miller of Act III Productions will function producers, in addition to Curry, Erick Peyton and Jeron Smith for Unanimous and MacFarlane and Erica Huggins of Fuzzy Door.

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“We will’t consider something higher, presently in our tradition, than a reimagining of Good Occasions animated,” mentioned Lear and Miller in a press release. “In a 12 months stuffed with darkness, that is one vivid mild we gained’t quickly overlook. Thanks, Sony. Thanks, Netflix. Bless us all.”

Jones mentioned: “It’s a dream come true to be working with the legendary abilities of Norman Lear, Seth McFarlane and Stephen Curry. We’re excited to hold on the unique legacy of GOOD TIMES – however now animated and somewhat edgier. Let’s simply say the battle has simply gotten strugglier.”

“We’re so enthusiastic about this mission! Unanimous is all about genuine partnerships and this group felt real from the start,” Curry and Peyton mentioned in a press release.

“Good Occasions strives to remind us that with the love of our household we will overcome any impediment. We expect, now greater than ever, the world must see a present with hope and positivity.”

MacFarlane and Erica Huggins added: “It’s a thrill to be partnering with Norman Lear and to assist carry new life to his groundbreaking present Good Occasions, by means of the expertise and private tales of Carl Jones and the group at Unanimous. Animation is the best medium with which to reimagine the unique present, and thru the lens of Carl’s sharp, biting humor, audiences will develop to like these basic characters another time.”

Good Occasions aired from 1974 to 1980 and starred Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja’internet Dubois, Ralph Carter and Jimmie Walker. Throughout season 5, Janet Jackson made her sitcom debut as Penny Woods.  

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