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[09/14/20 - 12:02 PM]
Steve Conrad Plus Stop-Motion Baby Doll Animation from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Equals AMC's Latest Greenlight
The network ordered an initial season of six, 30-minute, episodes of "Mega City Smiths" scheduled for 2021.







MEGA CITY SMITHS (AMC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/14/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six half-hour episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, September 2020) AMC announced today that it has greenlit an innovative new dramady series from Steve Conrad (Patriot, Perpetual Grace, LTD, Wonder) and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Robot Chicken, Crossing Swords) called Mega City Smiths. The network ordered an initial season of six, 30-minute, episodes scheduled for 2021. Our story, unfolding via the stop-motion animation of baby dolls repurposed as a grown-up cast of characters, hinges on an investigation into the mysterious disappearance of fictional metropolis Mega City's most famous magnate. Two intrepid detectives follow the case, rallying to fight against their city's dangerous corruption, at a high cost to themselves and their families, all in pursuit of a gentler place to call home.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Waters as EP
· Eric Towner as EP
· Jeff Dieter as PROD
· Jennifer Scher as PROD
· John Harvatine IV as EP
· Matthew Senreich as EP
· Seth Green as EP
· Steve Conrad as CRTR/EP
· Tom Glynn as PROD
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Stoopid Buddy Stoodios