Gremlin: Secrets of the Mogwai sets magical premiere for May 23 on MAX.
Get ready to revisit the whimsical world of Gizmo and the Gremlins when Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai premieres on May 23rd, exclusively on Max. The animated family adventure will transport viewers to 1920s Shanghai, where we’ll see the origins of how the lovable Mogwai Gizmo came to be. The series follows a young Sam Wing (who would later become Mr. Wing in the 1984 Gremlins film), as he embarks on a perilous journey through the Chinese countryside to take Gizmo home. Along the way, Wing is joined by a teenage street thief named Elle, and together they encounter some fearsome monsters and spirits from Chinese folklore.
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai Trailer
The series is produced by Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation, with Steven Spielberg serving as executive producer, along with Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, Presidents of Amblin Television, and Sam Register, President of Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios. Tze Chun serves as the showrunner and executive producer, with Brendan Hay serving as executive producer and Dan Krall serving as supervising producer. Joe Dante, the director of the original Gremlins film, will also serve as a consulting producer. RELATED: Tiny Toons Looniversity: Tiny Toons are Coming Back!
The series promises to be a thrilling adventure, with plenty of action and humor that both kids and adults will enjoy. The show’s all-star voice cast includes Ming-Na Wen, James Hong, BD Wong, Matthew Rhys, Izaac Wang, AJ LoCascio, Gabrielle Nevaeh Green, and a host of guest stars, including Sandra Oh, Randall Park, George Takei, and Bowen Yang. Even Zach Galligan, who played the hero “Billy Peltzer” in the original Gremlins films, will make an appearance.
What makes Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai so exciting is that it offers fans of the original film a chance to explore the rich and fantastical mythology behind Gizmo and the Gremlins. The series promises to be a fascinating exploration of Chinese folklore and mythology, adding a new layer of depth to the beloved franchise.
The fact that the series is being produced by Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation, with Steven Spielberg serving as executive producer, is also a promising sign. Amblin Entertainment has a long history of producing some of the most beloved family films of all time, including “E.T.” and “Jurassic Park,” while Warner Bros. Animation has a strong track record in producing animated TV shows that both kids and adults can enjoy.
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As a fan of the original Gremlins film, I can’t wait to see Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai when it premieres on May 23rd. The series promises to be a thrilling adventure that will transport viewers to a magical world full of monsters, spirits, and of course, Mogwai. The fact that the series features such an all-star voice cast and is being produced by such a talented team of filmmakers only adds to the excitement. So mark your calendars and get ready to revisit the whimsical world of Gizmo and the Gremlins when “Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai” premieres on May 23rd, exclusively on Max.
About Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai
Release Date: May 23, 2023 Showrunner: Tze Chun Executive Producers: Tze Chun, Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Sam Register Brendan Hay Supervising Producer: Dan Krall Consulting Producers: Joe Dante Production: Amblin Television, Warner Bros. Animation, Cartoon Network Studios
Cast: Ming-Na Wen, James Hong, BD Wong, Matthew Rhys, Izaac Wang, AJ LoCascio, Gabrielle Nevaeh Green Guest Stars: Zach Galligan, Sandra Oh, Randall Park, George Takei, Bowen Yang.
Logline GREMLINS: SECRETS OF THE MOGWAI takes viewers back to 1920s Shanghai where the Wing family first meets the young Mogwai called Gizmo. Sam Wing (future shop owner Mr. Wing in the 1984 “Gremlins” film) accepts the dangerous task to take Gizmo home and embarks on a journey through the Chinese countryside. Sam and Gizmo are joined by a teenage street thief named Elle, and together, they encounter—and sometimes battle—colorful monsters and spirits from Chinese folklore. Along their quest, they are pursued by a power-hungry industrialist and his growing army of evil Gremlins.
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai releases on May 23, 2023, exclusively on MAX. Are you excited about Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai? What secrets are you expecting to learn? When does it stop being after midnight and okay to feed a Gremlin again? Let us know you thoughts and theories on social media!
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