Hugh Davidson Scores HBO Max Mission, Total Deal With WB Animation – Deadline

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Hugh Davidson, who has labored on reveals together with Mike Tyson Mysteries, Robotic Hen and Nobodies, has closed an general cope with Warner Bros Animation and scored a presentation order at HBO Max.

Davidson, showrunner of the animated present that includes the well-known boxer that not too long ago ended on Grownup Swim, is engaged on Keeping Up with the Joneses for the streamer.

The present, which has obtained a presentation order, follows an growing old matriarch scrambles to maintain up appearances in her rich, judgmental Texas neighborhood.

It’s the first challenge out of an unique, multi-year general cope with the animation division of the Hollywood studio.

Per the deal, Davidson, who additionally co-created Melissa McCarthy–govt produced TV Land comedy Nobodies, will develop, write and produce unique animated initiatives throughout all platforms, together with premium and fundamental cable channels, streaming and digital platforms, and broadcast networks.

The deal additionally permits for Davidson to develop, write and produce unique live-action scripted initiatives by way of Warner Bros. Tv.

It’s the newest general deal for Warner Bros Animation, which earlier this yr signed an general cope with Household Man exec producer Wellesley Wild.

Hugh Davidson stated, “I’ve been at Warner Bros Animation for 10 years which in leisure enterprise years is about 100 years, so we lastly determined to ‘make it official’.”

Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Community Studios President Sam Register added, “Mike Tyson Mysteries was our first large swing at producing an grownup animated collection right here at WBA, and the present owes a lot of its success to the artistic imaginative and prescient and work of Hugh, who is without doubt one of the funniest and most artistic voices within the trade. As we transfer into this house even additional, I’m thrilled that we’re extending and increasing this artistic partnership.”

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