HBO Max announced today that a slew of Hanna-Barbera titles and Looney Tunes series will no longer be departing the service on April 30. Animation fans already have a lot to look forward to this month, as Infinity Train: Book Four and a fresh batch of Looney Tunes Cartoons are set to debut on the platform. And for big kids, the arrival of R-rated fighting game flick Mortal Kombat at no additional charge to subscribers!
For young viewers, HBO Max recently launched a new feature that allows users to customize their profile images, either by uploading a photo of their own or by choosing an avatar from a selection of more than 120 iconic characters from shows like Looney Tunes, Sesame Street, Tom & Jerry, Adventure Time, Craig of the Creek, Teen Titans Go!, Scooby Doo, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and more. The child will only see age-appropriate avatar options based on their parental control settings. (Learn more about at hbom.ax/kid-profiles.)
Extended titles include:
- The Flintstones
- The Jetsons
- Jonny Quest
- Josie and the Pussycats
- Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space
- Looney Tunes
- The Looney Tunes Show
- New Looney Tunes
- Paddington Bear (1989)
- Scooby-Doo and Scrappy Doo
- The Scooby-Doo Show
- Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
- Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries
- Tom and Jerry (Classic)
- The Yogi Bear Show
Animation & VFX showpiece premieres:
The Nevers, Series Premiere (HBO) | August, 1896. Victorian London is rocked to its foundations by a supernatural event which gives certain people — mostly women — abnormal abilities, from the wondrous to the disturbing. But no matter their particular “turns,” all who belong to this new underclass are in grave danger. It falls to mysterious, quick-fisted widow Amalia True (Laura Donnelly) and brilliant young inventor Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) to protect and shelter these gifted “orphans.” To do so, they will have to face the brutal forces determined to annihilate their kind.
Infinity Train: Book Four Season Premiere (Max Original) | Ryan and Min-Gi are forced to put their music aspirations on hold as they board the train at the same time and receive the exact same number. Exploring the train’s inner puzzles in order to solve its mysteries and return home, the two old friends also find their relationship put to the test.
Mortal Kombat Film Premiere (Warner Bros.) | Why has Outworld’s emperor sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, to hunt down MMA fighter Cole Young? In search of answers, Cole finds his way to the temple of Lord Raiden and begins unlocking the secrets of his heritage. As Outworld’s threat to Earthrealm grows, Cole joins warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and Kano in a high stakes battle for the soul of the universe. Stars Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Tadanobu Asano, Mehcad Brooks, Ludi Lin.
Looney Tunes Cartoons Season 1D | In this newest batch of cartoons, Bug’s relaxing afternoon is interrupted by a hungry Puma looking for a “hare-y” snack. Daffy meets his match with an office photocopier, helps Porky find his keys and offers legal advice to Elmer Fudd. Taz, Tweety, Sylvester, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Marvin the Martian, Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner also star in these 10 all-new animated episodes. Enjoy a Looney spring with your favorite Tunes!
More April additions:
- Space Jam (1996) – available now
- Ted – available now
- Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal Season 1B – April 6
- The New Mutants – April 10
- The Dark Knight Rises – April 17
Last chance titles:
- LEGO DC Shazam: Magic and Monsters – Leaving April 15
- The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002) – Leaving April 30
- Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Leaving April 30
- Godzilla vs. Kong – Leaving April 30
- The Hobbit Trilogy – Leaving April 30
- The Invisible Man (2020) – Leaving April 30
- The Neverending Story – Leaving April 30
- Rise of the Guardians – Leaving April 30
- Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride – Leaving April 30
- Where the Wild Things Are (2009) – Leaving April 30