Apple Orders Animated Comedy 'Central Park' From 'Bob's Burgers' Creator

Loren Bouchard and Josh Gad penned 'Central Park,' which features voice cast that includes Gad Leslie Odom Jr. Titus Burgess Kristen Bell Stanley Tucci Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn

Variey reports that Central Park has been described as a story about a family of caretakers who live and work in the titular park in NY, and how they save the park as well as the world.

Central Park is the latest animated series to land a sizable order outside of 20th TV's broadcast sibling FOX. The order for the show is for 13 episodes per season, totaling 26 in the two-season order. Kevin Larsen will produce alongside Brillstein Entertainment Partners, who are executive producing.

Central Park marks the first animated series for Apple and one of two series the new streaming players has give a 2-season order, along with the morning show drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.

The series has an all-star cast including Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, and Kathryn Hahn.

The show, developed with 20th Century Fox Television, will follow a group of Central Park caretakers who rally to save the park.

Further information, including a production and premiere timeline and platform for Apple's content, has yet to be announced. The company has given out several straight-to-series orders, including a morning-show drama from Jennifer Anniston and Reese Witherspoon, a drama from Oscar victor Damian Chazelle, and a drama based on the early life and career of Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant.



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