Animated series based on Oscar-winning short ‘Hair Love’ greenlit at HBO Max

Animated series based on Oscar-winning short ‘Hair Love’ greenlit at HBO Max

Younger Love, an animated sequence primarily based on the characters from director Matthew A Cherry’s Oscar-winning quick movie, Hair Love is a go at HBO Max.

In line with Selection, the streaming service from WarnerMedia has ordered a 12-episode season which will probably be showrun by creator Cherry.

Whereas “Hair Love” adopted Stephen, an African American man, who should do his daughter Zuri’s hair for the primary time as his spouse Angela recuperates from cancer, “Younger Love” will take the story of the household ahead.

The sequence will take “an sincere look into the world of the Younger household — together with millennial dad and mom Stephen and Angela, their daughter Zuri and her pet cat Rocky — as they juggle their careers, marriage, parenthood, social points, and multi-generational dynamics all whereas striving to make a greater life for themselves“.

Cherry mentioned he’s “past excited” to additional discover the household dynamics of a younger black millennial household within the new sequence.

“Couldn’t ask for higher companions in Sony Footage Animation and HBO Max in serving to us get ‘Younger Love’ out to the world,” the filmmaker added.

Carl Jones, greatest recognized for “The Boondocks” and “Black Dynamite”, and Monica A Younger, who backed “Hair Love” through Blue Key Leisure, will even govt produce the present alongside Lion Forge Animation’s David Steward II and Carl Reed.

Final month Cherry inked a first-look cope with Warner Bros Tv Group.

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