Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced today that a relaunch of the kids’ classic entertainment franchise, Rugrats is returning to TV. The new animated series will be a revival featuring the characters from the 90s cartoon for 26 episodes on Nickelodeon. Paramount Pictures will also make a movie based on the characters.
Both the movie and the TV series will include new adventures with the beloved characters, Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica and will also include a new world of characters.
The shows original creators, Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain will return to the TV series as executive producers.
“Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures,” said Sarah Levy, COO of Viacom Media Networks and interim president of Nickelodeon. “What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.”
The Rugrats movie will be written by David Goodman and is set to be released on November, 13 2020 by Paramount Players, the division of Paramount Pictures.
“Now feels like the ideal time to reintroduce this iconic cast of characters to a whole new generation of young fans,” said Brian Robbins, president of Paramount players. “Kids who grew up with Tommy Pickles and the “Rugrats” crew will now be able to share that experience with their own children.
Rugrats is the latest show to announce it’s return along with Blues Clues as the latest classic original series Nickelodeon is bringing back.
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