Quibi has announced a series order for Futha Mucka, a new animated comedy series starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds and created and executive produced by Jim and Brian Kehoe, serving as showrunners.
Futha Mucka is produced by Anonymous Content and Maximum Effort with Titmouse, the Emmy Award-winning independent animation production company behind Big Mouth, The Midnight Gospel, Ballmastrz 9009 and many more.
Synopsis: Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds love each other. More accurately, Ryan loves Sam. When asked for comment on his feelings for Ryan, Sam said “tell them I couldn’t be reached for comment.” When a minor mishap causes Sam to become Ryan’s primary caregiver, sh*t gets weird. Ryan is delighted to spend all of his time with Sam. Sam couldn’t be reached for comment.
Executive producers are Nina Soriano for Anonymous Content; Charlie Scully and George Dewey; Patrick Gooing for Maximum Effort; Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski and Ben Kalina for Titmouse; Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson.
Showrunners/EPs Jim and Brian Kehoe are the comedy writing duo behind the feature film Blockers, produced by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, directed by Kay Cannon and starring John Cena and Leslie Mann. The Kehoes have also written and directed several shorts and commercials, including the critically-acclaimed short, The Comments, which starred Kristen Schall, Paul Scheer, Milo Ventimiglia, Natasha Leggero, Ken Marino and Beverly D’Angelo and was released on Funny Or Die. They currently have several projects in development with Disney, Pearl Studios and Tooley Entertainment and Boies/ Schiller Film Group.
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