EXCLUSIVE: Cricket Green and his now-urban household are coming again for extra. Disney Channel has handed a Season 3 renewal to the toon comedy Big City Greens, and its creators Chris Houghton and Shane Houghton inked an general take care of Disney Television Animation.
Under the settlement, the brothers will proceed their work on Big City Greens and develop new animated sequence, shorts and flicks for Disney Channel and Disney+.
“Chris and Shane have a splendidly distinctive imaginative and prescient for characters and tales with each humor and coronary heart, and we’re particularly happy to proceed working with them on extra Big City Greens and different inventive ventures,” stated Meredith Roberts, SVP/General Manager, Television Animation, at Disney Channels.
Big City Greens follows mischievous and optimistic 10-year-old Cricket Green (Chris Houghton), who strikes from the nation to the massive metropolis together with his wildly misplaced household — older sister Tilly, father Bill and Gramma Alice. The sequence is influenced by the Houghton brothers’ childhood rising up within the small rural city of St. Johns, MI, with most of the places and characters impressed by their real-life members of the family and townsfolk.
The voice cast of the sequence from Disney Television Animation additionally contains Artemis Pebdani, Marieve Herington and Bob Joles.
Big City Greens premiered in June 2018 and has ranked among the many high 5 animated sequence throughout all of cable with children and ladies 6-11 for 2 consecutive quarters.
“We are excited to be deepening our relationship with Disney,” Chris and Shane Houghton stated in a joint assertion. “They have been very supportive of us and our loopy concepts, and we’re wanting ahead to persevering with to develop Big City Greens in addition to develop new and thrilling initiatives collectively.”
The Houghton brothers, who created the comedian ebook Reed Gunther and whose credit additionally embrace comics for The Simpsons, Adventure Time and Peanuts, are repped by the Gotham Group and lawyer Matthew Saver.