Cartoon Network Greenlights new Series from ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ Team
A new series from the creative team behind “The Amazing World of Gumball” is coming to Cartoon Network. The company didn’t offer a premiere date for the new show, be we do know a few of the details surrounding the story and characters. Cartoon Network announced this week that that the company has greenlight the new original series, and it will be called “Elliott From Earth”. The show involves a lot of aliens, a human, and a dinosaur.
As we mentioned earlier, the series is from the UK-based team behind “The Amazing World of Gumball,” one of Cartoon Network‘s most popular series. The first season of “Elliott from Earth” will have 20, 11-minute episodes and the animated sci-fi sitcom will offer “a uniquely funny and warm-hearted perspective into the everyday life of kids – whether they’re human or not” according to the network’s announcement.
In the new series, Elliott is a human boy who finds himself living on a spaceship full of aliens from all parts of the universe. It’s a show about finding your place in the world, even if it’s in outer space. The show itself will begin production in September 2018 and Elliott From Earth is the newest Cartoon Network Original to be produced out of the network’s EMEA hub. The show was created by Guillaume Cassuto – formerly a scriptwriter and composition supervisor on Gumball – with the acclaimed Gumball scriptwriting, storyboarding and editing team lined-up to work on the series as well.
Guillaume Cassuto, Creator of Elliott from Earth said: “Elliott’s story has been in the back of my mind for a long time, and working my way through a number of different roles on Gumball gave me a unique look into how to bring such a project to life. I’m beyond excited to have the chance to introduce Elliott to the world, and very proud to have this amazing team with me for the ride. I hope kids and animation fans across the universe will love Elliott just as much as we do.”