Last October, a year after the finale of Adventure Time on Cartoon Network, HBO Max announced a revival of the series in the form of four specials. Now with the launch of the WarnerMedia streaming service set for May 27, a first look at the initial entry, dubbed Adventure Time: Distant Lands — BMO, has arrived.
“A doomed alien world sits at the brink of destruction,” starts the trailer, before reintroducing BMO as an electronic savior in a cowboy hat. Paired with a new character, a rabbit-looking critter who lives on a troubled space station, BMO jumps into the kind of action more familiar to fans of The Clone Wars. Though the finale of Adventure Time left plenty of lore and loose ends to resolve, this special looks to break away from the adventure of Finn and Jake to see what other wacky parts of the universe exist beyond Ooo.
The trailer promises that Adventure Time: Distant Lands — BMO is coming soon, but it’s not clear whether the special is one of HBO Max’s launch titles or due later this summer. According to an earlier press release, here’s what to expect from the other three Adventure Time spinoffs:
Obsidian features Marceline & Princess Bubblegum as they journey to the imposing, beautiful Glass Kingdom — and deep into their tumultuous past — to prevent an earthshaking catastrophe.
Wizard City follows Peppermint Butler, starting over at the beginning, as just another inexperienced Wizard School student. When mysterious events at the campus cast suspicion on Pep, and his checkered past, can he master the mystic arts in time to prove his innocence?
Together Again brings Finn and Jake together again, to rediscover their brotherly bond and embark on the most important adventure of their lives.
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