HBO Max has given a two-season, 24-episode expose to a reimagening of the attractive series The Boondocks, from creator Aaron McGruder and Sony Photos Animation. The new Boondocks will open in tumble 2020 with a 50-minute particular. All 55 episodes of the authentic The Boondocks series will additionally be on hand on WarnerMedia remark-to-user platform at open.
In response to the droll strip created by McGruder, The Boondocks earned McGruder a Peabody Award.
“The Boondocks used to be a innovative series that sparked conversations on sizzling button points and introduced darkish matters into the sunshine with episodes indulge in ‘The Trial of Robert Kelly’, ‘The Fundraiser’ and ‘The Myth of Gangstalicious’,” acknowledged Kevin Reilly, Chief Bellow material Officer, HBO Max and President, TBS, TNT and truTV. “Aaron is a gifted visionary whose uncommon trend of storytelling is a welcome pronounce and we are pleased The Freemans are making their thugnificent comeback on HBO Max.”
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The new Boondocks follows the adventures of self-proclaimed “Civil Rights Myth” Robert “Granddad” Freeman, and his two rambunctious grandsons Huey and Riley. The family has now not too long ago moved to an idyllic community in suburban Maryland finest to idea it taken over by the tyrannical Uncle Ruckus and his bizarre neo-fascist regime. Existence under Ruckus turns out to be an day to day combat to outlive.
In preserving with McGruder, “There’s a uncommon various to revisit the enviornment of The Boondocks and function it another time for this present day. It’s crazy how varied the instances we live in are no doubt – every politically and culturally – extra than a decade previous the authentic series and twenty years previous the authentic newspaper droll. There’s plenty to claim and it ought to be stress-free.”
McGruder returns as showrunner and might perhaps maybe abet as executive producer alongside with Norm Aladjem for Mainstay Entertainment as properly as Seung Kim and Meghann Collins Robertson. Sony Photos Animation will assemble the series in partnership with Sony Photos Tv.