Netflix inks multi-year deal with Big Mouth creators
Staff Reporter | On 27, Jul 2019
Netflix has inked a major new production deal with the creators of Big Mouth.
Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett – the creative team behind the adult animated series – have recently formed their own animation production company, Brutus Pink. Now, Netflix has Brutus Pink have signed a multi-year agreement to produce series and films for the VOD service. The deal comes just as the four creators are set to receive an award for comedy writers of the year at Just For Laughs in Montreal this weekend.
Big Mouth is the fan beloved, critically-acclaimed and Emmy nominated adult animated comedy about the nightmare that is puberty. Inspired by Kroll and Goldberg’s childhood, it follows a group of friends and their hormone monsters as they navigate adolescence, human sexuality, and coming of age.
“Big Mouth brilliantly captures the most awkward phase in a person’s life, puberty, in a hilarious yet heartwarming way,” says Mike Moon, head of adult animation for Netflix. “We couldn’t be more excited to continue our relationship with Brutus Pink and bring more stories, more humor, and more hormones to Netflix members around the world.”
“Netflix has given us the best creative experience imaginable, and we’ve been able to build an amazing community of talented writers, actors, producers and artists. We’re thrilled to be continuing with everyone for years to come,” add the Brutus Pink team.
Big Mouth, meanwhile, returns this autumn for Season 3. And, in a sign of confidence in the show and its creators, Netflix has now green-lit three more seasons.
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