On Wednesday, Adult Swim announced that they will be producing three new original films based on their hit original animated series – Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Metalocalypse and The Venture Bros.
The original movies will be released worldwide on Blu-ray/DVD and on digital transactional video on demand (TVOD) and will be premiered on HBO Max and Adult Swim.
“Leveraging the power of WarnerMedia allows us to deliver original content to our amazingly dedicated and not-shy fans, while also giving our talented series creators an opportunity to tell stories in new and interesting ways,” said Adult Swim president Michael Ouweleen .
Here’s the official description of the three films:
Metalocalypse was created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blancha. The series first aired on Adult Swim in 2003 and ran for four seasons, ending with the half-hour special The Doomstar Requeim in 2013.
“The power-hungry TRIBUNAL unveils their secret and deadly Falconback Project as the world grows in embattled chaos and the menacing Doomstar breaches the Earth’s atmosphere while the mysterious and twisted dissent of a band member threatens the future of Dethklok. Picking up directly after the heroic rescue of Toki Wartooth: Can Dethklok choose between their egos and the greater good of the world to embark on a gauntlet of dangers that will try their very souls and finally write the song that will be their salvation.”
The Venture Bros. is created, written and executive produced by Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer. The Venture Bros. premiered originally as a pilot in 2003, with the first season airing in August 2004. The series aired seven seasons and four specials over its almost 15 year run and was one of Adult Swim’s longest running series.
“Doc’s latest invention will either bankrupt the Ventures or launch them to new heights, as Hank searches for himself, Dean searches for Hank, The Monarch searches for answers, and a mysterious woman from their pasts threatens to bring their entire world crashing down on them.”
Aqua Teen Hunger Force is created by Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis.The series first premiered with the official launch of Adult Swim in September 2001 and aired a total of 11 seasons and was the network’s first theatrical release in 2007.
“A continuation of the hit animated series, fans will find out what happens next with Frylock, Meatwad and Master Shake, who consider themselves crime fighters, but the truth is they never fight crime and follow the strange everyday lives of three human-sized food products living in New Jersey.”