Cartoon Network Greenlights "Unikitty!" Series from Warner Bros. Animation
As ruler of the kingdom, Unikitty has busy days full of royal responsibilities. Unikitty is most interested in making sure everyone is happy and ridding the kingdom of negativity, but don’t misunderstand her optimism – she is one kitty not to be crossed. While she may be full of boundless energy and creativity, Unikitty is a force to be reckoned with if anyone gets in the way of spreading her positive vibes, especially if anyone makes her little brother and best friend, Puppycorn, sad. Also living in the castle are Dr. Fox, the resident scientist, and Unikitty’s trusty bodyguard, Hawkodile. Through it all, Unikitty and her friends make sure that every day is the happiest and most creative ever.
Cartoon Network has long partnered with The LEGO Group to bring compelling entertainment to kids with series and specials like “LEGO DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered,” “LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out,” “LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles,” “Legends of Chima,” “NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu” and “Mixels.” “Unikitty!” is also the latest series from Warner Bros. Animation produced for Cartoon Network, joining “Teen Titans Go!” and “Justice League Action.”
“Unikitty!” features veteran voice actors Tara Strong (“Teen Titans Go!”) and Grey Griffin (“Be Cool Scooby-Doo!”) along with Kate Micucci (“Be Cool Scooby-Doo!”), Roger Craig Smith (“Regular Show”), Eric Bauza (“The Adventures of Puss in Boots”) and H. Michael Croner (“Review”). Dan Lin (“The LEGO Batman Movie,” “The LEGO Movie”), Phil Lord (“The LEGO Batman Movie,” “The LEGO Movie”), Christopher Miller (“The LEGO Batman Movie,” “The LEGO Movie”), Roy Lee (“The LEGO Batman Movie,” “The LEGO Movie”), Jill Wilfert (“The LEGO Batman Movie,” “The LEGO Movie”) and Sam Register (“Teen Titans Go!”) serve as executive producers, with Aaron Horvath (“Teen Titans Go!”) as supervising producer. Edward Skudder (“Dick Figures”) and Lynn Wang (“Star vs. Forces of Evil”) serve as producers.
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About Warner Bros. Animation (WBA):
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include “Justice League Action” and “Teen Titans Go!” for Cartoon Network; “Be Cool Scooby-Doo!,” “Bunnicula,” “Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz,” “The Tom and Jerry Show,” “New Looney Tunes” and “Wacky Races” for Boomerang; “Mike Tyson Mysteries” for Adult Swim; “Right Now Kapow” for Disney XD; “Green Eggs and Ham” for Netflix; and “Young Justice: Outsiders” for the upcoming DC-branded digital service. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards, 35 Emmy Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).