Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai is an upcoming American computer-animated TV series released on HBO Max and produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin and Warner Media. The series runs in the fantasy-comedy genre. The series will consist of 10 episodes and obey as a prequel to the film Gremlins, which was released in 1984, and its 1990 sequel, The New Batch.
The series mainly captures kids’ attention with its adorable and Furby-like creature, amusing sense of humor, and the energy it brings, while still obeying as a very effective horror movie for the fans. The series is a mix of unpleasant murder and childish fun that worked at its best. As Gremlins returns after so many years, the old fans may feel it is a nostalgic moment to watch their favorite cartoon again. The crew was surprised to see the popularity of Gremlins among the audience even after 40 years.
Origin Of Gremlins – The Movie
Gremlins are the first movie released in 1984 and directed by Joe Dante. One of the greatest Directors in Hollywood, Steven Spielberg, is the film’s executive producer. The story of first part revolves around a man who finds a strange creature as a pet, and then it releases other creatures into tiny, destructive, and aggressive monsters that go rogue on Christmas Eve.
The makers had enough story to make a sequel to the film Gremlins, and they released Gremlins 2: The New Batch in 1990. Joe Dante also directs the sequel with some cast as the first part and a few new cast. The plot revolves around the new creatures as they pose a threat to New York City, and much of the story involves the efforts of human characters to prevent the threat caused by the creatures.
Both the films made good collections at the Box-office. Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai is a prequel TV series to the movies Gremlins and Gremlins 2 – The New Batch. Tze Chun directs this series, but Joe Dante, the director of movies, is involved in the series as a consultant.
Gremlins – Secrets Of The Mogwai Cast
Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai is a computer-animated series, so there will be no actors to act, but they have to lend their voices. This gives the ‘Voice Cast’ of Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai.
- Izaac Wang as Sam Wing
- Ming-Na Wen as Fong Wing
- B. D. Wing as Hon Wing
- James Hong as Grandpa Wing
- Matthew Rhys as Riley Greene
- A. J. Locascio as Gizmo
- Gabrielle Green as Elle
- Zach Falligan as Billy Peltzer
There are a few guest appearances by Sandra Oh, Randall Park, George Takei, and Bowen Yang.
Gremlins – Secrets Of The Mogwai Plot
Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai mainly shows how a 10-year-old Sam Wing met the Mogwai called Gizmo. They go on a journey through the Chinese countryside with a street thief named Elle, Sam, and Gizmo. In their pursuit to return Gizmo to his family and in search of a treasure, they are chased by a powerful industrialist and his army of evil Gremlins. The film’s main plot is the obstacles they face, the battles they fight, and the colorful monsters they witness.
Gremlins – Secrets Of The Mogwai Release Date
The development of Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai TV series with an order of 10 episodes started in 2019, produced by Spielberg’s Amblin and Warner Media for its steaming service HBO Max and by confirming Tze Chun as the writer and director of the series. The series was likely to be released in 2022 but was unfortunately delayed to 2023. The series’ first episode was premised at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on the 13th of June, 2022.
Gremlins – Secrets Of The Mogwai Concept Art
The production house released a sneak peek from the series Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai, showcasing a Mogwai named Gizmo wandering around the streets of Shanghai. The animation work looks extraordinary. So, the series will also be a visual treat for the audience.
Why Should We Watch Gremlins – Secrets Of The Mogwai?
Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai is produced by Steven Spielberg, a legendary director known for his movies Schindler’s List, The Terminal, Catch me if you can, and many more. Gremlins are coming back after 40 years which will be a nostalgic moment for the old fans and kids of this generation to watch an animated series with a mixture of dark comedy and horror elements. In addition, the series is a prequel to the movies, meaning we can explore the Culture and Mythology of Gremlins.
Where To Watch Gremlins – Secrets Of The Mogwai?
Gremlins – Secrets of the Mogwai is not yet released. Tentatively, the release would happen in 2023 on HBO Max. The movies- ‘Gremlins’ and ‘Gremlins 2 – The New Batch’ are available on HBO Max to binge.
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