Amazon gets Undone with toon from BoJack Horseman team

Amazon Studios has given the greenlight to a half-hour animated series from the team behind Netflix comedy BoJack Horseman.

Undone is going straight to series on Amazon Prime Video following an order from Sharon Tal Yguado, head of scripted series at Amazon Studios.

The show is from BoJack creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy, who writes for the acclaimed Netflix animated series.

Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company is producing with Noel Bright (BoJack), Steven A. Cohen (BoJack) and Tommy Pallotta (A Scanner Darkly) executive-producing alongside Bob-Waksberg and Purdy.

Dutch studio Submarine and Austin-based Minnow Mountain will animate the show as coproducers, with Hisko Hulsing (Montage of Heck) overseeing production design and a team of animators in the Netherlands.

Pre-production is underway and the series will debut in 2019 in 200 territories.

Undone will explore “the elastic nature of reality” through a central character, Alma (Rosa Salazar, Alita: Battle Angel), who discovers she has a new relationship with time after a near-fatal car crash, using the ability to investigate her father’s death.

“We are grateful to Amazon Studios for the opportunity to tell Alma’s story and follow her as she seeks to find a deeper meaning to her existence,” said Purdy.

Bob-Waksberg added: “Hisko’s beautiful artwork and masterful use of light and color will create a look never seen before on a television show that will make audiences lose their minds.”

The commission comes soon after Netflix commissioned The Tornante Company and the team behind BoJack to create animated comedy Tuca & Bertie.

BoJack’s Lisa Hanawalt is the creator of the ten-epsiode show, which will follow the friendship of two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building.

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