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‘Futurama’ to be turned into a mobile app game

/ 04:16 PM February 24, 2017
AFP Relaxnews

A scene from “Futurama”. Image: AFP Relaxnews

Animated sci-fi comedy “Futurama” will be turned into a mobile app game reports Variety.

The critically-acclaimed series from Matt Groening, creator of “The Simpsons”, will be developed in collaboration with many of the show’s original writers, cast and animators. It will include original content from Groening and executive producer David X. Cohen.

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The game’s developer is also working with Rough Draft Studios, the original animators of “Futurama”, promising to bring the show’s humor and visual style to the game.

No further details have been announced and a release date is still to be set, but fans can already pre-register to get notifications about the game at YouWillPlayFuturama.com.

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“Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow” will be available in Apple’s App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

The original “Futurama” series aired on Fox from 1999 to 2003. It was picked up by Comedy Central in 2009 for two more seasons before ending in 2013. JB

TOPICS: Animation, Futurama, Matt Groening, The Simpsons
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