Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin Television have announced the premiere Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Warner Bros. Animation/Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai Official Press Release
BURBANK, CA, March 18, 2022 – Gizmo and the mischievous Mogwai are ready to go wild on the streets of Annecy when Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai preview at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. The first episode of the animated prequel series of the famous film franchise will have its world premiere at the Grande Salle de Bonlieu. The date and time of the screening will be communicated later.
Executive producers Tze Chun and Brendan Hay, along with Joe Dante, director of the Gremlins films and consulting producer for the series, will be on hand to participate in a post-screening Q&A covering the making of the highly anticipated series coming soon to HBO Max.
In Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, we travel to 1920s Shanghai to reveal the story of how 10-year-old Sam Wing (future shop owner, Mr. Wing in the 1984 film) met the young Mogwai called Gizmo. Along with a teenage street thief named Elle, Sam and Gizmo embark on a perilous journey through the Chinese countryside, encountering and sometimes battling colorful monsters and spirits from Chinese folklore. In their quest to return Gizmo to his family and uncover a legendary treasure, they are pursued by a power-hungry industrialist and his growing army of evil Gremlins.
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is produced by Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Animation. Sam Register, Chairman, Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, and Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, presidents of Amblin Television, are executive producers. Tze Chun serves as showrunner and executive producer. Brendan Hay is executive producer and Dan Krall is supervising producer.
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Source: Warner Bros Animation.