Adult Swim is bringing back three of its favorite shows with all-new movies. On Wednesday, the network announced that Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Metalocalypse, and The Venture Bros. have all had new original movies that were officially greenlit. All three shows had previously been canceled, with The Venture Bros. was axed last year, but all are still one of the most popular titles in the Adult Swim library.
“Using the power of WarnerMedia, we can deliver original content to our amazingly committed and non-shy fans, while also giving our talented series creators the opportunity to tell stories in new and interesting ways,” Michael Ouweleen, the president of Adult Swim, said in a statement.
Along with the official reveal of the three films, there will be some plot descriptions for each title. The logline for Aqua Teen Hunger Force Reads: “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. Aqua Teen Hunger Force was created by Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis and follows the strange daily life of three human-sized food items living in New Jersey. ”
Film directed by Brendon Small and Tony Blancha, de Metalocalypse logline reads: “The power-hungry TRIBUNAL unveils their secret and deadly Falconback Project as the world grows in contentious chaos and the impending Doomstar breaks Earth’s atmosphere as a band member’s mysterious and twisted opinion threatens Dethklok’s future. Toki Wartooth’s Heroic Rescue: Can Dethklok choose between their ego and the greater good of the world to take on a gauntlet of dangers that will test their souls and ultimately write the song that will be their salvation? “
As regards The Venture Bros., which was created, written and executive produced by Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, the film takes place right after season 7. The logline states, “Doc’s latest invention will either bankrupt the Ventures or launch them to new heights, while Hank searches for Dean searches for Hank himself, The Monarch searches for answers, and a mysterious woman from their past threatens their entire lives. world crashing down on them. “
Metalocalypse ended its run in 2013 while Aqua Teen Hunger Force ended in 2015. The most recent of the three that was canceled was The Venture Bros., which was originally renewed for an eighth and final season in 2018. Work had begun in Season 8 before Publick confirmed last fall that the show had been canceled and that the new season would not be produced anyway. At the time, Adult Swim tweeted that they “were working with Jackson and Doc to find another way to continue with the Venture Bros. story.”
Release dates have not been set for any of the three animated films, but fans of each should know that the story will continue. If they all do well, there is always a chance that more films can be developed as well.
Subjects: Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Metalocalypse, The Venture Bros