GREMLINS: THE WILD BATCH Unleashes This Fall On Max

Season Two Of The Hit Animated Prequel Series To Feature Returning Voice Cast Ming-Na Wen, James Hong, BD Wong, Izaac Wang, AJ LoCascio, And Gabrielle Nevaeh, Plus Exciting Guest Stars To Be Announced

THE WILD BATCH follows Gizmo, Sam, and Elle as they travel from their home in Shanghai to San Francisco

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June 7, 2024 - Ahead of the 40th anniversary of the original "Gremlins" film on June 8, Max revealed today the second season of the acclaimed animated prequel series from Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation will be titled GREMLINS: THE WILD BATCH and debut this fall.

Season Two Logline:

GREMLINS: THE WILD BATCH follows Gizmo, Sam, and Elle as they travel from their home in Shanghai to San Francisco, bringing even more magic, mystery and Mogwai mayhem. Hot on the trail of a new brood of evil Mogwai, our heroes journey deep into the American West, coming up against new supernatural creatures and picking up a few mysterious characters along the way.

Voice Cast:

Returning series regulars Ming-Na Wen, James Hong, BD Wong, Izaac Wang, AJ LoCascio, and Gabrielle Nevaeh will be joined by an all-star guest cast to be announced at a later date.

Credits:

GREMLINS: THE WILD BATCH is produced by Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation. Steven Spielberg serves as executive producer, along with Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, Presidents of Amblin Television, and Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios. Tze Chun serves as showrunner and executive producer. Brendan Hay serves as executive producer with Dan Krall serving as Supervising Producer. Joe Dante serves as consulting producer.

About

About Max:

Max®, which launched May 23, 2023, is an enhanced streaming platform from Warner Bros. Discovery, delivering unparalleled quality content for everyone in the household. With a personalized user experience that brings unique and unexpected stories ranging from the best of unscripted to the highest quality in scripted programming to live news to sports, Max is the destination for HBO Originals, Warner Bros. films, Max Originals, the DC universe, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, CNN Max, Bleacher Report Sports Add-On, an expansive offering of kids and family content, and best-in-class programming across food, home, reality, lifestyle, and documentaries from leading brands like HGTV, Food Network, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Discovery Channel, TLC, ID and more, all in one place.

About Amblin Television:

Amblin Television is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg. Amblin Television’s Presidents, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, oversee all series development and programming for the company. Amblin Television’s award-winning, culture-defining work in the scripted space include The Americans, The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor, Rescue Me, Freaks and Geeks, Las Vegas, and, Into the West mini-series among many. Most recently, Amblin Television has produced global hits such as the limited series, Masters of the Air, for Apple, the third chapter in the Band of Brothers trilogy and the platform’s most-watched series launch ever. Additionally, Amblin Television is currently producing HALO for Paramount+, Resident Alien for SyFy, Billy the Kid for MGM+, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai for Max, and Tiny Toons Looniversity for Max and Cartoon Network.

Other notable Amblin Television multi-season series include three seasons of Animaniacs for Hulu, three seasons of Roswell: New Mexico for the CW, three seasons of the CBS summer series Under the Dome; five seasons of the Noah Wyle TNT series Falling Skies; two seasons of the NBC musical-drama series Smash starring Anjelica Huston, Debra Messing, and Katharine McPhee; two seasons of the CBS series Extant starring Halle Berry; three seasons of The United States of Tara with Oscar-winning series creator Diablo Cody (Juno) and starring Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Toni Collette; and three seasons of the acclaimed Showtime series, The Borgias, starring Jeremy Irons.

Amblin Television is also a producer of renowned documentary features and series under the Amblin Documentaries division of Amblin Partners. Recent projects include the documentary feature Good Night Oppy for Prime Video, nominated for seven Prime Time and News and Documentary Emmys; the Emmy-winning series Five Came Back for Netflix; and Why We Hate and Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero for Discovery.

Amblin Documentaries had three series (Life on our Planet, Big Vape, and Encounters) all premiere in Netflix’s top ten in the fall of 2023. Their latest title, The Bloody Hundredth, a companion documentary to Masters of the Air highlighted the real-life airmen depicted in the Apple series. Amblin Documentaries also produced Emmy nominated Laurel Canyon, and San Francisco Sounds for MGM+, in addition to Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind, Mama’s Boy, and a documentary on Faye Dunaway for HBO, which is set to premiere at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. Amblin Documentaries is currently in production on a documentary exploring the life of John Williams.

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 current series include Batman: Caped Crusader, Bat-Family, Batwheels, Bugs Bunny Builders, Creature Commandos, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, Harley Quinn, Jellystone!, Kite-Man: Hell Yeah!, Looney Tunes Cartoons, Merry Little Batman, My Adventures with Superman, Teen Titans Go!, Tiny Toons Looniversity, and Velma. The studio is currently in production on two feature films – The Day The Earth Blew Up: A Looney Tunes Movie and the upcoming original anime feature film The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim, with New Line Cinema. WBA’s full-length theatrical film Teen Titans GO! to the Movies was 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 Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 40 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA Children’s Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 21 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

June 10, 2024 5:00pm ET by Pressparty  

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