Award-winning animated series about the nightmare of puberty and its ‘edgier and adultier’ spin-off series both picked up for another season.
Netflix has just announced that its award-winning animated series, Big Mouth, has been picked up for a seventh season, and its ‘edgier and adultier’ spin-off series, Human Resources, which just premiered March 18, has been renewed for a second season.
Created by real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, Big Mouth is a half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg - a hormone-laden, unabashedly vulgar, surprisingly poignant, coming-of-age show about the glorious nightmare that is teenage puberty. The series stars Kroll, John Mulaney, Maya Rudolph, Jason Mantzoukas, Jordan Peele, Fred Armisen, Ayo Edebiri, and Jessi Klein. Season 6 will air later this year.
Human Resources takes place in an HR office inhabited by Hormone Monsters, Depression Kitties, Shame Wizards, and other creatures – a number of whom we’ve met in the parent series – that assist humans in their journey from puberty to old age. The show boasts an all-star voice cast including Kroll, Rudolph, David Thewlis, Aidy Bryant, Helen Mirren, Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong’o, Henry Winkler, Pamela Adlon, Rosie Perez, Thandie Newton, Brandon Kyle Goodman, Keke Palmer, Harvey Guillén, and many more.
The show is co-created and executive produced by Kroll, Goldberg, Kelly Galuska, Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin. Kroll, Goldberg, Flackett and Levin are also co-creators and executive producers of Big Mouth. They’re all very, very busy. They produce both shows under their animation company banner Brutus Pink, which has an exclusive relationship with Netflix. Both shows are animated at Titmouse. Those folks are very, very, very busy.
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.