Adventure Time: HBO Max revives series with four new specials
Following Adventure Time‘s series finale last year, TVLine reports that HBO Max will be bringing back Cartoon Network’s beloved and award-winning animated series for four hour-long specials titled Adventure Time: Distant Lands, which is set to premiere sometime next year. The announcement also came with the released of the series’ first official poster which you can check out in below.
“Adventure Time was a groundbreaking series and a creative playground for so many talented creative artists,” Chief Content Officer of Cartoon Network Studios, Rob Sorcher said in a statement. “Producing Adventure Time: Distant Lands for HBO Max will allow our studio to explore this beloved world in an all-new format.”
Adventure Time: Distant Lands will bring us back to Land of Ooo and reunite us with our favorite characters Finn, Jake, Marceline, Princess Bubblegum, BMO and Peppermint Butler. Each special is set to focus on a different character or set of characters with Marceline and Princess Bubblegum teaming up for the second episode while final episode will see Finn the human reuniting with his best friend Jake the dog.
The official synopses for the four specials are as follows:
Episode 1 titled “BMO” – “When there’s a deadly space emergency in the farthest reaches of the galaxy, there’s only one hero to call, and it’s probably not BMO. Except that this time it is!”
Episode 2 titled “Obsidian” – “Marceline and Princess Bubblegum journey to the imposing, beautiful Glass Kingdom — and deep into their tumultuous past — to prevent an earthshaking catastrophe.”
Episode 3 titled “Wizard City” – “Peppermint Butler starts over at the beginning, as just another inexperienced Wizard School student. When mysterious events at the campus cast suspicion on Pep, and his checkered past, can he master the mystic arts in time to prove his innocence?”
Episode 4 titled “Together Again” – “Finn and Jake [reunite] to rediscover their brotherly bond and embark on the most important adventure of their lives.”
Adventure Time is critically-acclaimed series that was created by Pendleton Ward and was executive produced by Ward, Adam Muto, Fred Seibert and Derek Drymon. The series ran on air for ten seasons from 2010-2018 and had won eight Emmy Awards. The voice cast was consist of Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny, Olivia Olson and Niki Yang.