According to the press release from Netflix, Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch has signed on to produce “adult animation” in a new “multi-year overall deal.”
Under this new deal I’m expected to
1) Make new TV shows!
2) Make new movies!
3) Get a giant red N tattooed on my face!
(#3 is still being negotiated)
— Alex Hirsch (@_AlexHirsch) August 27, 2018
Full Press Release:
Netflix signs overall deal with animation creator Alex Hirsch
Hollywood, Calif. – August 27, 2018 — Netflix has signed a multi-year overall deal with animation creator Alex Hirsch. Under the terms of the deal, Hirsch will exclusively develop new series and features for Netflix. Hirsch is the creator of the Annie and BAFTA award-winning series, Gravity Falls.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the amazing roster of talent coming to Netflix”, said Hirsch. “Plus it couldn’t hurt to be on The Algorithm’s good side before The Singularity hits. Awesome things are coming!”
“Alex is an imaginative storyteller with new ideas who’s quickly developed a reputation as a fresh new voice in animation,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content for Netflix. “We couldn’t be more excited to work with him as we continue expanding our adult animated slate.”
About Alex Hirsch
Headshot of Hirsch Here
Alex Hirsch is a writer, director, producer, and bestselling author best known for creating and voicing the animated hit series Gravity Falls.
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