Unusual Planet creator Nathan Pyle is teaming up with comedy-legend Dan Harmon (Group, Rick and Morty) to deliver his quirky and poignant webcomic to Apple TV+. In line with The Hollywood Reporter, Apple has issued a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for an animated collection primarily based on Pyle’s webcomic turned best-selling graphic novel. As of proper now, no launch date has been introduced.
Along with Pyle and Harmon, Amalia Levari (Over the Backyard Wall, Bravest Warriors) shall be engaged on Unusual Planet as its showrunner. The animated collection shall be produced by Apple’s in-house studio, with ShadowMachine — the studio behind Netflix’s BoJack Horseman — offering animation. Unusual Planet marks the second animated collection to get the inexperienced mild over at Apple TV+, following the musical comedy collection Central Park, the second season of which is scheduled to premiere on June 25.
Created in 2019, Nathan Pyle’s Unusual Planet is a webcomic that follows vaguely-humanoid, blue aliens that aren’t so totally different from us. The collection attracts consideration to the weird and healthful issues people do by way of intelligent commentary and has garnered numerous laughs and over 6.1 million followers of the comedian on Instagram. Whether or not the animated collection will comply with considered one of these aliens particularly, or be vignettes of various people and their tales, has but to be confirmed.