‘Mo Willems Storytime Shorts’ Acquired by HBO Max (EXCLUSIVE)

HBO Max has acquired the rights to stream youngsters’s ebook creator Mo Willems’ assortment of animated shorts, “Mo Willems Storytime Shorts.”

The assortment is scheduled to premiere on the platform Sept. 17, when 15 shorts from 2006 to 2019 will probably be made out there. The full checklist of which will probably be out there is supplied beneath.

Willems presently serves because the HBO Max artist in residence, and the deal marks the primary time his animations will probably be out there to stream.

“I began my profession as an animator, and I didn’t cease after I started publishing books! Over the years, I produced and voiced 15 animated shorts primarily based on my books,” he stated in an announcement. “What a thrill to have all of them collected on HBO Max for the primary time, prepared for a brand new viewers to get pleasure from!”

The cartoons all function voice appearing by Willems and his shut household and mates. Weston Woods and Mo Willems Studios, Inc. produce.

A live-action particular can even premiere on Sept. 17, entitled “Mo Willems and The Storytime All-Stars Present: Don’t Let The Pigeon Do Storytime!” Sketch comedy and readings will probably be performed by celebrities together with Anthony Anderson, Yvette Nicole Brown, Rachel Dratch, Cameron Esposito, Tony Hale, Greta Lee, Fred Newman, Tom Lennon, Natalie Morales and Oscar Nunez.

The full checklist of the “Mo Willems Storytime Shorts” is supplied beneath:

“The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!” (2019)

“Nanette’s Baguette” (2018)

“That is NOT a Good Idea!” (2015)

“Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs” (2015)

“Duckling Gets a Cookie!?” (2014)

“Hooray for Amanda and Her Alligator!” (2013)

“Knuffle Bunny Free, An Unexpected Diversion” (2012)

“Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct” (2012)

“Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!” (2011)

“Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed!” (2010)

“The Pigeon Finds a Hotdog!” (2010)

“Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!” (2009)

“Knuffle Bunny Too, A Case of Mistaken Identity” (2009)

“Leonardo the Terrible Monster” (2007)

“Knuffle Bunny, A Cautionary Tale” (2006).

Source: variety.com


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