Apple Lands First Animated Series, Central Park

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It seems the company has a reasonable amount of faith in the material and the project as a whole, since Central Park received an initial two-season order, with 26 total episodes on the way.

Bouchard and Gad will executive produce, with Smith serving as a consulting producer.

Bell and Gad will voice characters along with Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn. Kevin Larsen, who played a key role in getting the project together, is a producer.

Apple has already committed to a two-season pickup for Central Park, not unlike what Netflix recently did when they managed to snag the Riverdale spinoff Sabrina from Warner Bros.

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Fox TV is also the producer of hit animated comedies such as The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad!

Central Park will be joining a thriller series from M. Night Shyamalan, a series from La La Land's Dmaien Chazelle, Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories anthology series, a new space drama from Battlestar Galactica's Ron Moore, and a whole lot more. According to a report from THR, the digital giant has picked up its first animated comedy series, Central Park.

The show was originally developed for Fox, where Bouchard has an overall deal.

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