‘The Annoying Orange’ Of YouTube Fame to Become Animated TV Show

Posted by at 11:34 am on April 15, 2011

Hoping to repeat the success they had with Lucas Cruikshank’s web series ‘Fred’. Management/production company The Collective has teamed with Dane Boedigheimer, creator of the popular YouTube series The Annoying Orange, to produce The Annoying Orange animated TV comedy series. Conrad Vernon, co-director of Monsters and Aliens and Shrek 2, has come on board to executive produce. The Collective is financing six half-hour episodes from the project, which is being written by Tom Sheppard, an Emmy winner for Pinky and the Brain. Casting is already under way, with Malcolm McDowell set to voice one of the characters.

The Annoying Orange video series, which has amassed more than half-billion views on YouTube, features an orange with a human mouth and eyes heckling other characters, mostly other fruits and vegetables. The series has 7 million Facebook fans, it is the eighth-most-subscribed YouTube channel of all time and its app is in the Top 10 on iTunes.

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