What do you do after co-starring in Breaking Bad? Work on a Netflix-exclusive cartoon about a washed up, whiskey-drinking horse.
BoJack Horseman, star of 1990s sitcom Horsin’ Around is the mane attraction in this 12-episode series exclusively on Netflix.
Voiced by Arrested Development’s Will Arnett, BoJack is trying to find his way through “a muddle of self-loathing, whiskey and failed relationships.”
Read Recombu Digital’s guide to NetflixAaron Paul (Breaking Bad), voices his human sidekick Todd and his feline agent and ex-lover Princess Caroline is voiced by Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy).
The series has been created by writer and comedian Raphael Bob-Waksberg (who is also executive producer) and is being produced by Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company. Arnett and Paul are also executive producers.
“BoJack Horseman is a brutally funny and unique take on what can happen after pop stardom,” said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “Raphael has created an amazing set of characters voiced by some of the best comics and actors in the world. We’re delighted to be partnering with Michael Eisner in delivering BoJack exclusively to Netflix members around the world.”
“We are thrilled to bring BoJack Horseman’s singular humor to Netflix, one of the most distinctive and exciting distribution networks in entertainment today,” said Michael Eisner. “We are especially proud to be producing Netlix’s first original adult animation series.”