Grownup Swim’s Animated Comedy ‘Royal Crackers’ Set for April 2 Debut

Royal Crackers, an all-new animated comedy a few Bakersfield, California household’s once-successful cracker firm dynasty now up for grabs, will debut April 2 on Grownup Swim, the subsequent day on HBO Max. Created by and starring Jason Ruiz, the half-hour collection, greenlit again in Might 2021, additionally stars Andrew Santino (Dave), Jessica St. Clair (Veep, American Housewife, The Deep Dive podcast), and David Gborie (Exploding Kittens, All Fantasy The whole lot podcast).

Within the collection, Royal Crackers was as soon as the king of snacks, however the empire is crumbling. When the household patriarch, tyrannical firm founder Theodore Hornsby Sr. results in a “tremendous coma,” the remainder of the Hornsbys will take their lack of expertise and enterprise acumen and attempt to make Royal Crackers the success it as soon as was.

“Like most youngsters, once I was a younger youngster, I had the stereotypical dream of constructing an animated tv program a few mediocre cracker firm and the household of determined weirdos who run it,” stated Ruiz. “On this childhood dream, I needed it to air on linear TV after which stream on an app the next day. Thanks to Grownup Swim and HBO Max for making that little pipe dream come true.”

Ruiz first began creating net animation at 12 years-old and was the primary author to emerge from the Fox/twentieth Joint Inkubation Program with a accomplished pilot. He was additionally listed in The New York Instances as considered one of 5 rising animators to observe, which additionally included Rebecca Sugar and Justin Roiland. Ruiz beforehand created and developed authentic animated content material for Tremendous Deluxe and Fox.

Royal Crackers additionally stars Emmy winner Maile Flanagan (Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks, Naruto, Not Useless But) and Fred Tatasciore (Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal). Ruiz serves as government producer together with Seth Cohen (The Final Man on Earth). The collection is produced by Titmouse.

The primary three episodes of the present will debut on Grownup Swim on Sunday, April 2, with new episodes premiering weekly Sunday at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The collection can even debut globally on HBO Max starting April 3.

Supply: Grownup Swim

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