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Adult Swim Orders ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ Season 12

As a follow-up to the animated comedy ‘Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm,’ which debuts on HBO in February and Adult Swim in March – Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro, the ‘creative geniuses’ behind the franchise, will produce 5 all-new episodes. 

Adult Swim has ordered Aqua Teen Hunger Force Season 12 from original creators Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro. The five-episode order comes as the pair’s latest feature film, Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm, arrives on HBO Max February 8 and Adult Swim March 12 at midnight.

“We are thrilled to be making more Aqua Teen Hunger Force episodes for a new generation of fans, building upon the most impressive collection of IP ever assembled,” said Maiellaro and Willis. “Success is optimal and leads to quality.”

“Congratulations!” they added. “You waited just long enough for Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm to be free on the service your parents pay for. I can’t wait for you to discover the project everyone has been talking about, and by everyone, I mean our personal Twitter accounts. There is too much stuff to watch already. Breathe, and focus exclusively on Aqua Teen. Delete everything else.”

Read AWN’s interview: Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro Talk ‘Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm’

Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm features everyone’s favorite Aqua Teens: the brainy Frylock, the mouthy Master Shake, the loveable Meatwad, and everyone’s favorite perverted neighbor, Carl. They split up then get back together to fight everyone’s favorite corporate overlord, Amazin, led by everyone’s favorite tech mogul, Neil (voiced by everyone’s favorite Peter Serafinowicz), and his trusty scientist sidekick, Elmer (Golden Globe winner Paul Walter Hauser, who is everyone’s favorite).

The feature stars Carey Means (The Brak Show) as Frylock; Dana Snyder (Squidbillies) as Master Shake; and co-creator Willis (Squidbillies, Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell) as Meatwad. The film also stars Serafinowicz (The Tick); Hauser (Black Bird); Natasha Rothwell (The White Lotus), Robert Smigel (Bob’s Burgers); and Tim Robinson (Detroiters). The movie was written and directed by series creators Willis and Maiellaro and produced by Williams Street Productions.

Source: WarnerMedia

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.