Warner Bros.'s "The Flintstones" sequel series. Elizabeth Banks has been tapped to star and produce.
Peter Girardi, executive vice president of alternative programming at Warner Bros., claimed that the Flintstones were the first animated family to air in prime time. Animation. Elizabeth and Lindsay are doing a fantastic job portraying these characters, and Fox and Brownstone are the ideal partners to bring them back to prime time. Sorry, but this is going to rock. ". .
20 years have passed since the events of the first series when the animated series "Bedrock" takes place. In addition to executive producing, Banks will also voice an adult Pebbles Flintstone.
In the cartoon, Pebbles, who is in her twenties, is starting her own career as Fred Flintstone, who is about to retire. The people of Bedrock will find the transition from the Stone Age to the new, shining, and enlightened Bronze Age harder than a swing from Bamm-Bamm's club.
Banks and Max Handelman will executive produce via Brownstone Productions, with the company's Dannah Shinder co-executive producing. Lindsay Kerns, whose prior work includes "Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous," "DC Super Hero Girls," and "Trolls: The Beat Goes On!" will write and co-executive produce the project. A Warner Bros. Fox Entertainment is producing with animation. Warner Bros. Currently has a TV overall deal with Brownstone.
There were the Flintstones and Bedrock "long before the Simpsons and Springfield, the Griffins and Quahog or even when the Belchers started serving hamburgers on Ocean Avenue," said Michael Thorn, president of entertainment for Fox Entertainment. The idea of updating it for today's audience is a challenge that we at Fox are eager to take on with Warner Bros. "Their influence on the animation universe is undeniable. Elizabeth, as well as Lindsay. There is absolutely no pressure.".
The AVOD rights to all six seasons of "The Flintstones" have also been purchased by Fox Entertainment's free streaming service Tubi. Tubi will start streaming "The Flintstones" on May 1.
Peter Girardi, executive vice president of alternative programming at Warner Bros., claimed that the Flintstones were the first animated family to air in prime time. Animation. Elizabeth and Lindsay are doing a fantastic job portraying these characters, and Fox and Brownstone are the ideal partners to bring them back to primetime. Sorry, but this is going to rock. ". .
Between 1960 and 1966, ABC broadcast "The Flintstones" for six seasons and 166 episodes. It was the first animated program to air in prime time on television and the first to take home the best comedy series Emmy.
The New Fred and Barney Show and "The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show," two brief-lived series, were attempts at new versions of the show that have been made over the years. There have also been two live-action movies and a number of "Flintstones" TV specials. A reboot of the series was also being developed by Seth MacFarlane for Fox in 2011, but the venture ultimately stalled.
'Bedrock' is Warner Bros.' most recent effort. To give one of their current properties a new twist, use animation. In addition, Mindy Kaling executive produced and starred in a "Scooby Doo" spinoff for HBO Max about Velma. Additionally, the studio is responsible for the critically acclaimed HBO Max series "Harley Quinn," in which Kaley Cuoco plays the DC Comics villain as she sets out on her own to become a supervillain.