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Simpsons creator teams with Netflix for series about a hard-drinking princess

Disenchantment will premiere next year

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Matt Groening is returning to television four years after Futurama came to an end with Netflix’s Disenchantment.

Disenchantment is a show about “life and death, love and sex, and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you,” Groening said in a press release. The series will follow a “hard-drinking” young princess named Bean, her elf friend Elfo and her own personal demon Luci. Since Disenchantment is based in a magical realm where anything and everything is possible, expect to see a variety of creatures including, “ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses and lots of human fools.”

Groening, best known for creating The Simpsons and Futurama, first announced that he was in talks with Netflix on an animated series back in 2016. Disenchantment marks the creator’s first animated series since wrapping up Futurama in 2013. Groening will re-team with long time collaborator and executive producer Josh Weinstein on the project.

Netflix has confirmed that Disenchantment will run for “10 episodes at a time,” which seems to imply that additional seasons have already been ordered. Polygon has reached out for clarification.

Disenchantment will premiere in 2018.

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