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Genndy Tartakovsky’s upcoming R-rated animated movie ‘Fixed’ in works

With the upcoming release of the second season of his animated show Primal, acclaimed animator, Genndy Tartakovsky, has revealed that he has finally begun working on his newest animated feature film, Fixed. The animation legend revealed that the film will be geared towards adults with a rare R rating.

“We finally started Fixed, which is the rated-R 2D animated movie about a dog who finds out he’s gonna get neutered in the morning, and what does he do with his next 24 hours? That one I’ve been trying to sell it for 12 years. It’s gonna look really good, and it’s got heart, but then it’s got the super raunch. I’ve never really seen anything like it,” Tartakovsky told Entertainment Weekly. With an acclaimed talent at the helm with a unique and hilarious premise, Fixed could potentially serve as a refreshing animated film for older audiences.

The film will be produced under Sony Pictures Animation, which previously released the R-rated computer-animated film Sausage Party which utilised its R rating to its fullest potential with its extreme humour. Tartakovsky’s history with animation is typically geared toward children with films such as the Hotel Transylvania franchise and television shows like Cartoon Network’s Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and the Star Wars: Clone Wars micro-series. However, the creator has recently dabbled in more adult-oriented animation with the last season of Samurai Jack debuting on Adult Swim and Primal which premiered on the same network. Alongside Fixed, Tartakovsky is also working on Black Knight under Sony Pictures Animation, which will carry a PG-13 rating.

With Tartakovsky spearheading animated features for older viewers, perhaps adult animation can find its audience in theaters in the near future. Fixed has no set release date yet. Primal season two will release this summer on 22 July on Adult Swim.