While the first season of Gremlins: The Secrets of the Mogwai has yet to air, HBO Max has already renewed the prequel animated series for a second season.
The renewal news was announced in a new press release from HBO Max, which also reveals that the first season is in production and the voice cast has been assembled, including Izaac Wang as a 10-year-old version of Sam Wing, the shop owner from Joe Dante's Gremlins.
We'll be sure to keep Daily Dead readers updated on Gremlins: The Secrets of the Mogwai as more details are revealed, and in case you missed it, read what Dante had to say about his involvement on the animated series in our previous interview.
From the Press Release: Feb. 17, 2021 – Burbank, CA – WarnerMedia Kids & Family unveiled today an expansive content commitment that aims to appeal to the complete spectrum of kids and families including preschoolers, all kids ages 6-11, and family co-viewing, creating more than 300 hours of original series, specials and acquisitions that will debut on its global Cartoon Network channels and HBO Max beginning later this year. These new originals add to the over 3,000 hours of premium library content also coming to all of WarnerMedia’s platforms.
Gremlins S2 – A season two greenlight of this animated prequel to the beloved film franchise doubles down on the yet-to-be-aired series from Warner Bros. Animation and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television. The first season, Gremlins: The Secrets of the Mogwai, is currently in production and features a star-studded voice cast including Izaac Wang, Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, James Hong, A.J. LoCascio, Gabrielle Green, and Matthew Rhys.