Netflix Drops First Trailer for Exploding Kittens Series
Netflix has released the first trailer for Exploding Kittens, an animated series based on the wildly popular tabletop card game. The teaser introduces a rather extraordinary plotline that pits the eternal forces of good and evil against each other, personified as none other than God and Satan themselves.
In this quirky adaptation, both immortal entities have taken the form of adorable feline creatures and find themselves on Earth. The responsibility to protect this realm falls upon the fluffy shoulders of God Cat, who is brilliantly portrayed by Tom Ellis. Meanwhile, Lucy Liu brings her talent to the mischievously menacing Satan Cat.
The teaser quickly illustrates the catastrophic consequences that loom over humanity as Satan Cat wreaks havoc, causing blood to rain from the sky and unleashing monstrous tentacles upon the world. However, Satan’s transition from the ruler of Hell to a mere house cat poses unexpected challenges.
Contrasting this chaos, much of the footage showcases God Cat relishing in Earthly delights, enjoying the wonders of creation, and engaging in lighthearted activities like playing a giant animatronic whack-a-mole game with a swamp rat.
Joining the cast of Exploding Kittens are Abraham Lim, Ally Maki, Mark Proksch, and Sasheer Zamata. The show is helmed by showrunners Shane Kosakowski and Matthew Inman. While Kosakowski has a wealth of experience writing for adult animated hits like Archer and Beavis and Butthead, this marks his first time leading a project. Inman is one of the original creators of the card game, and he teams up with Elan Lee, who serves as an executive producer. The series’ executive producers also include Mike Judge (known for King of the Hill), Greg Daniels (The Office), and Dustin Davis (King of the Hill reboot).
Although a release date has not been announced yet, fans of Exploding Kittens can anticipate more information soon. Check out the trailer below:
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