It seems like an arms race between all the streaming services: who can make the most reboots and/or sequels!
Is it creatively lazy? Maybe. Doesn’t mean I won’t enjoy it though! Here are some of the items to look for:
The Monsters Inc. spinoff, Monsters At Work, finally has a release date.
The show will be streaming this summer, beginning July 2nd.
In a description for the show, it says, “Monsters At Work takes place the day after the Monster, Incorporates power plants started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley’s discovery that laughter generates ten times more energy than screams.”
They add, “It follows the story of Tylor Tuskmon, an eager young monster who graduated top of his class at Monsters University and always dreamed of becoming a Scarer, until he lands a job at Monsters, Incorporated and discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in.”
A CGI reboot will make its debut on Paramount+ and even better the babies will be voiced by the original cast.
Buzzfeed has given us side-by-side pictures of the original Rugrats and their CGI counterparts and we must say we’re impressed.
A trailer for the new Rugrats has surfaced on YouTube, however, Paramount+ has yet to announce when the new episodes will air.
Dr. Frasier Crane is returning to your television.
Paramount+ has announced that the Frasier revival will air on its platform
Returning to the series will be Kelsey Grammer. He will also serve as the executive producer.
So far, no other cast members’ returns have been announced.
In a statement about the project, Kelsey said, “Having spent over 20 years of my creative life on the Paramount lot, both producing shows and performing in several, I’d like to congratulate Paramount+ on its entry into the streaming world. I gleefully anticipate sharing the next chapter in the continuing journey of Dr. Frasier Crane.”
MTV’s metal-loving dummies Beavis and Butthead are returning in a new original film!
The new film was announced as ViacomCBS (who happens to own MTV) presented the launch of their Paramount+ streaming service.
A clip shared shows Butthead saying, “So like, eh…we’re making a movie” and Beavis replying, “And it’s gonna be on Paramount+ — kick-ass.”
In true Beavis and Butthead fashion, the two laughed about the use of the word “mount.