Netflix has made no secret of the fact that it’s going to invest heavily in original content. Throughout this year, the online streaming service plans to launch 28 new original shows as well as five feature films all of which goes to show that it wants to further improve its already impressive library of original content. According to a new report, Netflix is looking to create a new animated series in collaboration with the creator of The Simpsons.


Matt Groening has more than just one super hit show under his belt, he’s also the creator of Futurama, which has a robust fan following of its own and has actually become a major part of pop culture. The Simpsons obviously needs no introduction, the first episode of this animated series aired back in 1989 and it has been going strong ever since.

According to the report, Netflix and Groening might soon strike a deal for a new animated series that will be exclusive to the online streaming giant. Details about the new series are not clear at this point in time but the report does say that Groening will be directly involved in all phases of the project, so he’ll create as well as write for the series.

Netflix’s library already includes some comedy animated series like BoJack Horseman and surely the company wouldn’t mind expanding it to include more titles. A partnership with Groening, who has an incredible track record, could prove to be very beneficial for Netflix.

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