The WarnerMedia streaming platform HBO Max has ordered two "reimagined" seasons of the cult favorite 'The Boondocks,' so we're getting 24 episodes of a new Boondocks show.
This is real.
Aaron McGruder's animated series last aired in 2014 on Adult Swim.
“It's set to premiere in fall 2020 with a 50-minute special,” per THR. “All 55 previous episodes of The Boondocks will be available on HBO Max when the service launches in the spring.”
"There’s a unique opportunity to revisit the world of The Boondocks and do it over again for today," said creator Aaron McGruder. "It’s crazy how different the times we live in are now — both politically and culturally — more than a decade past the original series and two decades past the original newspaper comic. There’s a lot to say and it should be fun.”
The press release that went out today offered this synopsis of the Boondocks reboot:
The new Boondocks follows the adventures of self-proclaimed “Civil Rights Legend” Robert “Granddad” Freeman, and his two rambunctious grandsons Huey and Riley. The family has recently moved to an idyllic community in suburban Maryland only to see it taken over by the tyrannical Uncle Ruckus and his bizarre neo-fascist regime. Life under Ruckus turns out to be an everyday struggle to survive.
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