In the words of Monty Python, now for something completely different. Netflix have just released the official first Trailer for their upcoming post apocalyptic adventure series Sweet Tooth.
The series is based on Jeff Lemire‘s comic book released by DC Comics. First under their Vertigo label as a graphic novel in 2009 which became a 40 issue comic book released in 2013. Lemire apparently is still creating issues of the comic with a new issue coming out in the summer.
This series is directed by horror filmmaker Jim Mickle (Stakeland, Cold In July, We Are What We Are) who promises this post apocalyptic show will feel very different dystopian show…A fairytale?!
The series takes place after the ‘Great Crumble’ that devastated the world. This lead to the emergence of hybrid babies being born, half human, half animal. This left great anger amongst the human who blamed these children for the havoc. We meet Sweet Tooth a hybrid boy who lived peacefully in the forest for 10 years crosses paths with loner, the pair embark on a journey to find answers to the havoc.
Based on the beloved DC Comic, and Executive Produced by Susan Downey & Robert Downey Jr., Sweet Tooth is a post-apocalyptic fairytale about a hybrid deer-boy and a wandering loner who embark on an extraordinary adventure.
The cast includes Christian Convery (Beautiful Boy, Tiger Rising, Playing With Fire), Nonso Anozie (The Laundromat, Zoo, Game of Thrones), Adeel Akhtar (Les Misérables [TV series], Victoria & Abdul, The Big Sick) and Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth, Saturday Night Live), with James Brolin (Life in Pieces, Amityville Horror, Westworld) as the voice of the narrator.
All Eight episodes of Sweet Tooth premiere on 4th June, only on Netflix.