Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler has teamed up with Heavy Metal Studios for a TV adaptation of their Moon Lake graphic novel series.
Fantastic beasts actor Dan Fogler has confirmed he’s working with Heavy Metal Studios to develop a TV adaptation of his Moon Lake series of graphic novels.
“I’m on the moon, pun completely planned, to adapt my series of graphic novels, Moon Lake, with Heavy Metal, Daniel Powell and Bardel Entertainment, ”Fogler said in a press release. “It’s a dream collaboration. We promise to make you laugh and panic into the afterlife, with the best vocal talent in the business.”
In addition to creating the Moon Lake graphic novels, Fogler is probably best known for playing American No-Maj Jacob Kowalski in the 2016s fantastic beasts and where to find them and 2018 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. He will reprise the role in the 2022s Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore.
Fogler to be executive producer on upcoming 30-minute film Moon Lake animated series alongside Powell, who added: “As a longtime fan of animation, horror comedy, comics, and the sound of Dan Fogler’s voice, I’m so grateful to have found a project that combines all these interests. “
Fogler and Powell will produce the series with Tommy Coriale of Heavy Metal Studios and Matthew Medney and Tina Chow and Richard Grieve of Bardel Entertainment. Speaking of the upcoming partnership with Fogler and Powell, Coriale revealed, “I am delighted to be working side by side with these two evil geniuses to explore the hilarious and gruesome mysteries of Moon Lake, and bring to the world an animated series that is as Heavy Metal as possible. “
An official description of the Moon Lake the series reads as follows:
Moon Lake is a thirty-minute animated TV show, hosted by Man in the Moon, a ridiculous character reminiscent of iconic TV anthology hosts of the past, like Rod Serling and Alfred Hitchcock. Held captive by ‘moon men’ since childhood, The Man prevents these aliens from attacking Earth by endlessly entertaining them with shocking stories of horror and gruesome hilarity. Each episode follows a different set of deranged characters in a strange new setting; Whether it’s following a cavewoman whispering ghosts on prehistoric Earth, a murderous cheerleader in a modern high school, or fighters in a bizarre alien war in space, each story plays out a classic monster campy, horror and sci-fi tropes in a ridiculously hilarious way.
The first installment of Fogler’s Moon Lake The horror anthology was released by Archaia Entertainment in 2010. The final volume is scheduled for October 19.
Source: Heavy Metal Studios
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