Strange Planet Release Date: Apple TV+ has finally announced a launch date for Strange Planet, the mysterious graphic novel adaptation. After two years of anticipation, the film will debut on August 9th. Season 1, a carefully crafted spectacle, has 10 episodes released weekly on Wednesdays, culminating in a tantalizing finale on September 27th.
Strange Planet, based on Nathan W. Pyle’s #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel, transports viewers to another world. This fanciful setting, however foreign, intriguingly resembles our own, exposing our strange habits and rituals. In this bright planet, azure-hued beings are insatiably curious about the peculiar traditions that define human experience.
Strange Planet is the brainchild of Nathan W. Pyle, the original creator and visionary, and Emmy Award-winning Dan Harmon. The latter, known for Rick and Morty and Community, gives the series unmatched originality. Corey Campodonico, known for BoJack Horseman, and Amalia Levari, known for Over the Garden Wall, join this dynamic combination as executive producers. Alex Bulkley, Oscar winner for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Steve Levy, known for Rick and Morty and Community, and Lauren Pomerantz, a Saturday Night Live veteran, all contribute to the project. Taylor Alexy Pyle completes this outstanding cast.
The series showcases Apple Studios and ShadowMachine’s talent and promises to change entertainment. Schedule a trip to the Strange Planet, where the exceptional meets the hilariously familiar.
Who Is in the Strange Planet Voice Cast?
A stellar cast of Strange Planet performers brings this awaited project to life. This superb group is led by Danny Pudi, a nominee-winning star. Community alum Pudi appeared in Apple TV+’s Mythic Quest. Just his presence gives the show’s cast a shine.
Lori Tan Chinn, known for her versatility, is another contender in this intriguing roster. She made an impact on Akwafina Is Nora from Queens, Turning Red, and Joy Ride. Chinn’s diverse talents enrich Strange Planet’s soundscape.
Hannah Einbinder, HBO’s Hacks discovery, strengthens this auditory brigade. Einbinder’s spectacular rise in entertainment makes her a logical fit for the play, adding excitement to the story.
The series’ impact is enhanced by Tunde Adebimpe, known for Lazor Wulf, She Dies Tomorrow, and Rachel Getting Married. Adebimpe’s paintings will reverberate in the Strange Planet’s intriguing world.
Demi Adejuyigbe, a writer for The Amber Ruffin Show and The Late Late Show with James Corden, takes on a new role in this audio adventure. His versatility will help shape the show’s comedy and narrative elements.
With its straight-to-series order, Strange Planet is Apple TV+’s next gem. This shows the streamer’s dedication to great material. It follows in the footsteps of crowd favorite Ted Lasso and The Morning Show, which is gearing up for Season 3. Season 2 of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Platonic are promising. Silo, a new series,’ Season 1 finale solidifies Apple TV+’s original content dominance.
What is it about?
Apple TV+ describes Strange Planet as an adaptation of the New York Times No. 1 bestselling graphic novel and social media sensation of the same name. This eccentric series gives a humorous and insightful look at an alternate world with striking similarities to ours. In this beautiful world of pink and purple cotton candy, relatable blue residents explore human quirks.
The dwellers’ unashamed literalism makes the unspoken plain, distinguishing this narrative. Imagine an extraterrestrial saying “request mutual limb enclosure” to request a hug or referring to tears as “face fluids.” Strange Planet promises a funny look at the strange details of daily life.
Who stars in Strange Planet?
Strange Planet residents have supernatural powers. The diverse alien entities are brought to life by Tunde Adebimpe (Tuca and Bertie and Perry Mason), Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place), Lori Tan Chinn (Orange is the New Black), and Danny Pudi (Community and MythicQuest).
Hannah Einbinder, known for Hacks, James Adomian (Velma and Hoops), Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless), and Beth Stelling (HBO’s Crashing) add depth to this cosmic cast. These talented actors bring Strange Planet’s intriguing characters to life.
When and how can I watch it?
Strange Planet premieres on Apple TV+ on Wednesday, August 9. Four episodes are released at once, making the initial offering generous. Expect new episodes weekly after this dramatic arrival, with the series finale on Wednesday, September 20th.