Simpsons creator Groening bringing new series ‘Disenchantment’ to Netflix
Adult animated comedy set in a medieval kingdom will premiere next year
By Giovanni Bruno
Matt Groening, best known as the creator of popular television series The Simpsons and Futurama, has received an order from streaming giant Netflix for 20 episodes of his new series “Disenchantment.”
The series will premiere in 2018 with 20 episodes airing over two seasons of 10 episodes each.
Disenchantment is a an adult animated comedy fantasy series set in a medieval kingdom and follows the journeys of heavy-drinking young princess Bean, her elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci.
“Ultimately,” says Groening, “Disenchantment will be about life and death, love and sex, and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you.”
Cindy Holland, VP Original Content at Netflix said “Matt Groening’s brilliant work has resonated with generations around the world and we couldn’t be happier to work with him on Disenchantment.”