With content pipelines coming under scrutiny amid Hollywood’s ongoing labor struggle between studios and broadcast screens, Amazon has unveiled plans to split a second season of the animated series. Invincible into two chapters.
Unveiling during the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Amazon revealed that the second season of the series based on creator Robert Kirkman’s comic book of the same name will return on November 3, with the first four of its eight episodes set for a sophomore season. New episodes will stream weekly on the streaming device, with the second half of the superhero title arriving on a date set for early 2024.
The decision, which Amazon declined to comment on, comes as Hollywood has been paralyzed by the historic double whammy between the Writers Guild of America and the performers’ union, SAG-AFTRA, over issues such as the use of artificial intelligence and tailings flow. With little to no scripted series currently in production, networks and streams alike will have to extend previously completed programs because it’s unclear when unions and the Alliance for Motion Picture and Television Producers — which represents studios and broadcasters — will return to the bargaining table.
Invincible The latest aired in early 2021. The adult-themed animated series featuring the voices of Steven Yeun, Sandra Oh, Zazie Beetz, and Seth Rogen launched with the first three episodes before moving to weekly airing for the remaining five installments of the first season.
Speaking at SDCC, Kirkman also announced this Eve is an indomitable atom The origin episode focuses on the character, and will premiere on July 21 and be shown at the event that same day.
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