Disney+ is including to its authentic unscripted content material with a really imaginative, nerdy thought for a chat present. In line with THR, Disney has given a straight-to-series order to a puppet discuss present from the Jim Henson Co. that, along with its alien hosts, will characteristic movie star friends from throughout the universe. #BigGoals
Earth to Ned will probably be a comedic half-hour discuss present hosted by Ned, a blue-skinned alien despatched to Earth to scout for the eventual invasion who as an alternative turned obsessive about Earth’s popular culture and has determined to start out an interview discuss present. He will probably be joined by his lieutenant, Cornelius. It is unclear, at this level, how Cornelius feels about Earth’s popular culture, however as he appears to have a subordinate place on this very small crew, it may not be related to our possibilities as a species.
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The discuss present will characteristic real-life movie star friends, and can happen on the bridge of Ned’s spaceship, which is of course hidden deep underground. Ned considers celebrities Earth’s “most valuable commodity,” which sounds about proper, and has ambitions to supply “the last word discuss present.”
“Disney has an extended historical past of giving audiences a glimpse at faraway lands and bringing new expertise into the highlight. We imagine Ned is subsequent in line,” mentioned Dan Silver, vp unscripted originals at Disney+. “We’re fortunate to have the skills of the Jim Henson Co. and the oldsters at Marwar Junction Productions serving to Ned, Cornelius, BETI and the Clods to execute and absolutely understand their imaginative and prescient. And I’d be remiss if I didn’t thank Ned for promising to entertain us, relatively than destroy us all.”
Yeah. Thanks, Ned.
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Whereas it is unclear when Earth to Ned would possibly premiere, Disney+ is slated to launch on November 12th for $7 a month. Yow will discover out extra in regards to the subscription streaming platform right here. Earth to Ned is produced by the Jim Henson Co. and Marwar Junction Productions. Ned, Cornelius, BETI (their synthetic intelligence), and a military of Clods (“cloned residing objects of destruction”) will all be designed and delivered to life by Jim Henson’s Creature Store. Here is the entire gang…
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