With the upcoming release of the second season of his animated show Primitiveacclaimed entertainer, Genndy Tartakovsky, revealed that he has finally started working on his new animated feature, Fixed Going through Weekly entertainment. The animation legend revealed that the film will be for adults with a rare R rating.
“We finally released Fixed, which is the R-rated 2D animated movie about a dog who finds out he’s going to be neutered in the morning, and what does he do for his next 24 hours? That one I tried to sell it for 12 years. It’s gonna look really good, and it has heart, but then it’s super scorching. I’ve never really seen anything like it,” Tartakovsky told Entertainment Weekly. Featuring acclaimed talent at the helm with a unique and hilarious premise, Fixed could potentially serve as a refreshing animated film for older audiences.
The film will be produced under Sony Pictures Animation, which previously released the R-rated computer-animated film. sausage party who used his R rating to its full potential with his extreme and grotesque humor. Tartakovsky’s history with animation is usually aimed at children with films such as Hotel Transylvania franchise and TV shows like Cartoon Network Dexter’s Laboratory, samurai jackand the Star Wars: Clone Wars micro-series. However, the creator recently branched out into more adult-oriented animation with the latest season of samurai jack debuted on Adult Swim and Primitive that was created on the same network. Next to FixedTartakovsky is also working on Black Knight under Sony Pictures Animation, which will carry a PG-13 rating.
While adult animation remains popular on television, feature films are generally rare with a few notable examples such as The Simpsons movie, by Shane Acker 9, Robert Zemeckis‘ Beowulfand by Wes Anderson isle of dogs, all of which received a PG-13 rating. Even rarer are notable R-rated anime theatrical releases, including sausage party South Park: bigger, longer and uncut, and Anomalised. With Tartakovsky leading animated features for older viewers, adult animation may be able to find its audience in theaters in the near future.
While the release date of Fixed has yet to be set due to the film’s status in early development, fans of Tartakovsky can in the meantime look forward to the premiere of Primitive Season 2, which recently released a new trailer, featuring fun prehistoric action echoing the creator’s previous work such as samurai jack. More details about the new season will be revealed at San Diego Comic Con later this month.
by Tartakovsky Fixed does not yet have a set release date. Primitive Season 2 will be released this summer on July 22 on Adult Swim.