Are you ready to go back to the 31st century?
Hulu has finalized the deal for 20 new episodes of Futurama , the cult series by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen , which will debut on the platform in 2023 .
“I am thrilled to have another chance to think about the future … or really about anything other than the present.”
“It is a real honor to announce Futurama’s triumphal return one more time before it is suddenly canceled again.”
There will be no Bender voice
Confirmed the return of most of the voice actors: Billy West, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche, Lauren Tom, Phil LaMarr and David Herman . John DiMaggio , the voice actor of Bender and other characters, is missing .
The decision was made when talks with 20th Television Animation came to a standstill. Both sides wish to have DiMaggio in the cast.
They are currently looking for a replacement, the first reading of the script will take place on Monday.
According to sources, the offer to DiMaggio was in line with that of Billy West (Fry) and Katey Sagal (Leela) who, after a back and forth, accepted an agreement, while DiMaggio felt that the proposal was not competitive based on to the success of the original series.