Netflix Orders Green Eggs and Ham, Executive Produced by Ellen DeGeneres

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Netflix announced today, in a very creative press release, that the company has ordered 13 episodes of “Green Eggs and Ham,” coming globally to Netflix in 2018 with a whole new look:

Green Eggs and HamWe’d love to share some happy news
based on the rhymes of Dr. Seuss.
Green Eggs and Ham will become a show
and you’re among the first to know.

In this richly animated production,
a 13-episode introduction,
standoffish inventor (Guy, by name)
and Sam-I-Am of worldwide fame,
embark on a cross-country trip
that tests the limits of their friendship.
As they learn to try new things,
they find out what adventure brings.
Of course they also get to eat
that famous green and tasty treat!

Cindy Holland, VP of Original Content for Netflix
threw her quote into the mix:
“We think this will be a hit
Green Eggs and Ham is a perfect fit
for our growing slate of amazing stories
available exclusively in all Netflix territories.
You can stream it on a phone.
You can stream it on your own.
You can stream it on TV.
You can stream it globally.”

You can watch the video news announcement from “Green Eggs and Ham” executive producer Ellen DeGeneres below:

Based on the classic global best-selling book by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), “Green Eggs and Ham” will be adapted for television by Jared Stern (The LEGO Movie Sequel), who will also serve as executive producer alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mike Karz and David Dobkin. The animated family comedy is from A Very Good Production, A Stern Talking To and Gulfstream Television in association with Warner Bros Animation, and distributed by Warner Bros. Television.