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Lionsgate’s ‘The Freak Brothers’ Season 1 Arrives on Digital April 17

The adult animated series, based on Gilbert Shelton’s acclaimed underground comics, stars Woody Harrelson, Pete Davidson, John Goodman, and Tiffany Haddish as four pothead time travelers from the 1960s.

Lionsgate has announced Season 1 of the animated comedy The Freak Brothers arrives on digital April 17. Animated by Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty) and Pure Imagination Studios (The Simpsons), the adult series chronicles the escapades of a trio of cannabis-loving, time-traveling "Freaks" from the late 1960s who awaken from a 50-year nap after smoking a magical strain of weed. Far out!

From the world of underground comix and based on Gilbert Shelton’s acclaimed “The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers,” the series takes place in modern-day San Francisco and features stoners Freewheelin’ Franklin Freek (Woody Harrelson); Phineas T. Phreakears (Pete Davidson); Fat Freddy Freekowtski (John Goodman); and Fat Freddy’s cat aka Kitty (Tiffany Haddish).

The Freak Brothers Season 1 is written and produced by Silicon Valley alums Dave Krinsky and John Altschuler, and Highly Gifted’s Daniel and Jeremy Lehrer; it will be available for the suggested retail price of $9.99 for Digital.

Source: Lionsgate

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Whitney is a freelance writer focusing on VFX-driven fantasy film & TV as well as preschool animation.